ERDAS IMAGINE is a remote sensing application with raster graphics editor abilities designed by ERDAS for geospatial applications.

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calculate area of vegetations in a raster file

How do I calculate area of several vegetation types in a raster (.img file type) image. They are color coded. Am using QGIS (1.8.0) and ERDAS 9.2.
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Options for manually identifying road defects from Terrestrial Lidar

I am trying to create a process to identify road defects manually from Lidar. We have Erdas 2013, ArcGIS10.1 and Global Mappper 14.2 as options for paid software. So far Merrick Mars displays the ...
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Will Toshiba Satellite 70-A-11h meet GIS student notebook requirements?

I'm just about to start a college to study GIS and I need new notebook computer. I would like a one that will last me for awhile and that can run the ArcGIS and ERDAS Imagine programmes that are ...
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Creating shapefile of satellite image footprints?

I'm looking for a tool or a workflow to compute satellite image footprints, for a large number of images across directories, and produce a shapefile. Ideal work flow would be: fire up tool point to ...
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How to convert an Erdas training set to .csv?

I am working with Erdas Imagine's Signature Editor to perform maximum likelihood classification. I need to use the same training set created in Erdas for other classification using R. Is there a way ...
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Floor height creation from Aerial Lidar/Imagery only

I was wondering if it is possible to generate the floor heights of buildings from aerial lidar? We don't have terrestrial lidar or stereo imagery. I don't need the ground DEM level or the roof (DSM) ...
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How to remove vehicles from an aerial photograph

I have an aerial photograph of an area. The image includes visible traffic signs and vehicles. How can I remove the vehicles from the image? Is it possible to do so in software like Erdas or Envi ...
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Alternatives for ERDAS Imagine

I am having trouble with the ArcGIS 10.1 and ERDAS Imagine 9.2 license conflict. From what I found out it isn't that rare, but interestingly enough why is there such a conflict in the first place? ...
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What Information Does the Blue Band Provide?

I am playing around with ERDAS and was implementing image difference on two rasters separated by interval of time. I was using a blue band raster and I created a default threshold for percentage ...
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Methods of cloud shadow detection for Landsat data?

Detecting clouds doesn't seem to be much of a problem, rather the challenge is in selecting cloud-shadow classes that don't also include coastal areas, agriculture, etc. For a project I'm working on, ...
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Why is GDAL ECW compression much poorer than ECW compression from ERDAS

We use ECW compressor shipped with ERDAS Imagine to export Orthoimagery for our different departments. Because we are facing problems with the Imagine license server, we had to choose GDAL (built with ...
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Some remote sensing tutorials [closed]

I could use some tutorials on remote sensing, but some books provided they are free, would be useful. To be specific, tutorials on ERDAS Imagine, ENVI and other remote sensing software, general ...
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Is it possible to solve Differential Equations in ArcMap and/or ERDAS Imagine?

I would like to know if it is possible to solve differential equations and run them directly in either ArcMap or ERDAS Imagine, similar to the raster calculator in ArcMap?
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MODIS image reprojection/ change coordinate system in ArcGIS 9.3

I have downloaded Utah state shapefile in NAD_1983_UTM_Zone_12N projection and also downloaded the MODIS image of the area (MOD09Q1) in .hdf format which has sinusoidal projection. the .hdf format ...
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What is the convergence threshold for ArcGIS Iso Cluster?

The ArcGIS tool Iso Cluster Unsupervised Classification does not seem to have any documentation on the convergence threshold used in the tool. To compare, Erdas Imagine has all of the necessary ...
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Determining which “color” each image band represents?

I have a satellite image that has a few bands in it. But I don't know what colors they are supposed to represent, nor do I know where to look for this information--the file's metadata say nothing ...
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How to determine soil moisture index values from reflectance values in a satellite image?

I'm working on determination of soil moisture by remote sensing. I would like to know how we can determine soil moisture index values from reflectance values in LANDSAT TM images.
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How to reduce the resolution of satellite imagery data for use in MATLAB

When I am using the 4-band multispectral data for NDVI calculation, after successful completion of runtime, it shows some warning message like "Loading 17%..." How should I rectify it? Should I do ...
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Searching for LANDSAT for the state of New Mexico

I am looking for a website that allows me to download free LANDSAT for all of the State of New Mexico. I need them to perform my work on RUSLE and need LANDSAT for c factor. Does anyone suggest of a ...
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Normalizing landsat image pixels prior to classification?

I have 5 different years (all in the same month) of Landsat TM imagery to perform classification on and I would like to know whether there is a technique to normalise the pixels in each image so my ...
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Stacking overlapping rasters, keeping cell values on top?

I have a land cover classification that consists of three files. One file is the LCC for the western half of my study area, another covers the eastern half (these two overlap in the middle), and the ...
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Shoreline identification using ERDAS 2011

How can we separate shoreline from shallow water sea and land area in a LISS 3 image using ERDAS 2011 software? thanks.
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Why image do not color match when many Landsat images are mosaicked in ERDAS?

When I try to mosaic Landsat images in ERDAS I get as result image with discordance in colors. I tried histogram matching but no success. The images were captured between March and May.
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How to copy/move Mosaic Dataset to another location?

On my previous question on Mosaic Dataset vs. ERDAS 2011 Is ERDAS 2011 or ArcGIS 10.1 best to use when mosaicking 100's of ECW image files?, I did research for a bit was wondering what happens if you ...
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Enhanced vegetation index using ENVI 4.7 bandmath

I computed Enhanced Vegetation Index using band math in ENVI 4.7 software. The expression used was: 2.5*((float(b1)- float(b2))/(float(b1)+ (6*float(b2)) +(7.5* float(b3)))) BYTSCL(float(b1), min = ...
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ENVISAT ASAR .N1 file is not being opened by ERDAS IMAGINE 2011

I am not able to open ENVISAT ASAR .N1 file in ERDAS IMAGINE 2011. The software has direct read option for files of this format. Whenever I try to open the file, software closes automatically giving ...
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Creating a Time series NDVI map

I would like to create a NDVI Time Series map? How do I do that? The one I probably would like to have similar like this http://proceedings.esri.com/library/userconf/proc02/pap0593/p05931.jpg I ...
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Looking for simple software to compare two Landsat Images

At uni I used ERDAS imagine to view two rasters at the same time and it had various viewers for comparing them. I'm looking for something that has a slider so that I can see the differences between ...
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Where can i use a sieve filter?

Where can i use a sieve filter for my supervised classification? Can i do it in Erdas Imagine or in ArcGIS? I can't find it anywhere. Thank you
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How to rescale data ranges in ERDAS?

I have an Normalized Difference Vegetation Index(NDVI) and Enhanced vegetation index (EVI) layer and I want to re-scale their data ranges to value ranges from 0–to–1, in order to optimally stretch the ...
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How can I convert ERDAS img file into headerless binary file

I have trouble to convert ERDAS .img file into headerless binary file. I want to use those images in TIMESAT program. I'm trying to do this in IDRISI 32. But there is an error saying "minimum values ...
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create a vegetation mask using Landsat 7 [closed]

I'm working on a very large study area. The aim is to create a vegetation mask representing only pines. I'm using Landsat 7 images. Since the recordings were made in the winter it's pretty easy to ...
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how to do change detection in ERDAS

I'd like to ask a really simple question. I want to obtain the size of unchanged, decreased, and increased area etc (just like shown in image below) from 2 classification images in 2000 and 2007. How ...
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How to Extract Data from U.S. National Landcover Dataset (NLCD) dataset?

I am working with U.S. National Landcover Dataset (NLCD) to classify habitat type at more than 150 sites across the northeast U.S. The dataset is very large (15GB) so I cannot upload it here, but it ...
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Water grey levels - remote sensing

by viewing two bands in erdas imagine the grey levels of the water differ. on the one image as below the water is dark and the other image the water is light. why is that? what cause the ...
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Creating batch file from ERDAS IMAGINE Spatial Modeler?

How to create batch file from the ERDAS IMAGINE Spatial Modeler? I want to do the same process to different input images, something similar which we can do by batch processing of the existing ...
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Problems using ATCOR for Erdas Imagine '13

An output from ATCOR processing (besides an atmospheric correction and dehazing) is expected to be an image containing true reflectance values (instead of raw input DNs). As far as I know such data ...
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Conversion problem of projection of MODIS LAI from sinusoidal to geographic

I am trying to change MODIS data's (LAI) sinusoidal projection to geographic. Actually I did it. But when I reproject it by ERDAS, the output LAI raster moved about 10 km to west side of actual shape ...
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Use a Python script to stack layers from multiple directories and produce multiple outputs in ERDAS

I am using ERDAS Imagine 2013 and am trying to create a Python script that takes lists created in another script containing the path to each scene's raw data folder and base image ID's (for example ...
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Determine sun elevation without header file?

I have some AWiFS and LISS-III data that I'm trying to convert from at-sensor spectral radiance to top-of-atmosphere reflectance. The problem is, the data didn't come with any header file. All I ...
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Segmentation - problem with mosaic tiles

Could you please tell me how to solve my problem with segmentation in ERDAS ? I am using ERDAS 2013 and the tool Image Segmentation to segment my multiband picture (with high resolution). ...
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Error when converting .shp to .dxf

I have created a polygon shape file in Erdas Imagine 9.2 from a raster image. I want to export it to .dxf or .dgn for further processing. When I export the .shp to .dxf in Global Mapper, large ...
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How do you convert an Imagine raster attribute value into the raster value?

I have a raster derived from image segments with row id as the value. I have an attribute in the attribute table which should be the raster value, "Standard deviation layer 5" (see image). How do I ...
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Imagine files between ERDAS and ENVI

I have ENVI 5.0 , ERDAS 2013 SP2, and ArcGIS 10.1 SP1. Every time I save an Imagine file from ENVI 5.0 and open in ERDAS 2013 and it seems like ERDAS does not like it and it would not open and would ...
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Erdas python scripting help

I want to write scripts for Erdas in Python. I downloaded some Python examples here but I could not make much. Where can I get the full Help material for Erdas python scripting?
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Mysterious Problems with .IGE file [closed]

I'm trying to manipulate an .IGE file, which I understand is a raster data format developed by Erdas Imagine. The data I've downloaded is the National Land Cover Database (NLCD) 2006 Percent Developed ...
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georeference IMG file in qgis

I have a problem: I'm trying to georeference a satellite image (ASTER, Erdas Imagine file *.img) in QGis. I have georeferenced with QGis before and never had any problems. The file is georeferenced ...
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Problem with ERDAS and GIS programm installation [closed]

ARCGIS 10 and ERDAS 8.7 were already installed in my computer. But I want to open both programs at the same time. If ARCGIS can open properly, ERDAS cann't open and vice verse, showed that following ...
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How to import HDF (L1G) files into ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have downloaded satellite imagery from GLCF website, it has downloaded with .L1G file extension, I am not able to open this file in ArcGIS as well in Erdas, so please let me know how to open this.
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How to make Mapnik render Erdas images in RGB instead of grayscale?

I have some orthophoto files (Erdas Imagine format) enclosed in a vrt file. When I view it in any desktop GIS it has proper RGB colors, but when I use the vrt in Mapnik to render some tiles, I get ...