A representation or description of a scene, typically produced by an optical or electronic device, such as a camera or a scanning radiometer.

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Rendering images in OpenLayers?

My organization has a web application for displaying global and regional climate data and we're considering improvements to it. Our leading idea is to create an OpenLayers-based application to ...
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How to compare areas in scanned historical land use maps

I am a relative beginner to using GIS, and am running QGIS 2.0.1 in Linux. I have two historical maps which I want to analyze, that show land use patterns in the same area at two different moments in ...
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Panchromatic Image association with high spatial resolution

How and Why is a Panchromatic Satellite Image associated with high spatial resolution? I googled and found that it is a single band image, but then why is it called pan-chromatic(All Colors). Does it ...
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Retrieving heights of buildings using remotely sensed data (except lidar)

How can I get the height values of buildings from a certain sector a city without going into the field to collect data? Is there anyway to do via satellite imagery, SRTM, ASTER GDEM or any DEM for ...
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How to Georeference Photos With No Spatial Reference?

I have about 100-200 field ground shot photos I would like to overlay in ArcGIS 10 that have no spatial information which I need to somehow develop using a photogrammetric formula. The camera was ...
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Free radar (SAR) satellite data

I'm looking for free (non-commercial use) sources of radar (SAR) satellite imagery. Does anyone know of sources?
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Creating a mask with transparent pixels in python

I have a geotiff image with pixel intensities ranging between certain values. Lets say bewteen -2 and 2 (the image is normalized). I have a certain threshold which interests me, lets sat 1. I would ...
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Automate Exporting of Rasters Using Renderer in ArcGIS

It is possible to export rasters in ArcMap by right clicking the layer-> Data-> Export: You can then click 'Use Renderer' check box to ensure the image you export uses the current symbology/...
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I have a Web Application (ASP.NET) made ​​in ArcGIS Server Manager. How to create a button for the user to export his vision for PDF / Image?

I am using ArcGIS Server Manager to create Web Applications (ASP.NET). I would like the customer to access has an option to export your vision to PDF or Image, or both. I would like to generate the ...
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How to generate image tiles from custom geo data for use with Leaflet

Migrating a webapp from Google Maps API V3 to OSM + Leaflet, which displays custom data that consists of lots of lines and points, on a background map. When this custom data is drawn by Leaflet on ...
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Software for opening .img files

I have some cpc precipitation data stored in IMG format.Could anyone suggest a software beside ERDAS imagine or Arcgis which can be freely downloaded?
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Is there a way to filter the colors out of an image?

I am using ArcGIS 10.2 to show a facility's size and position in a project area. I was not given any shape files or survey files of the area. I only have a deed (.pdf) with a B&W sketch of what ...
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ArcGIS 10.3: Insert rotated image without background

How can I insert this image into an mxd so the white background doesn't show up? I've tried using photoshop to delete the background and save it as a format that supports transparent backgrounds (gif ...
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How to display a lot of images with OpenLayers?

I would like to display a lot of images at same time. The images are georeferenced (they have extents), with some labels on top of it which, on click, open popup. I can not say how many exactly ...
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10 GB Raster Aerial Image in Quantum and POSTGIS

I have a problem... I have been successful in uploading the raster in postgis but when I access it through Qgis. it does not open even after several hours. I have 10GB aerial image raster and ...
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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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Embedding Images in map layouts and documents (*.mxd)?

I wanted to place some images in my map layout but I found that images are not embedded in the MXD files so now, after I deleted them, I've lost the graphics and have to do them again. Is here any ...
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How to create georeferenced and projected data from hand-drawn map?

I am preparing datasets for students in a spatial statistics course for a module on spatial autoregressive models. We will use ArcGIS 10.1. The first dataset will correspond to a mythical pre-...
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How do I Capture GDAL projection and create matching output (OGR or GDAL) shape files?

Working in C++, using GDAL and OGR: Depending on what the user has supplied for image input, I need to output point (or other) shape files in the same projection as the input raster images. The ...
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Select feature one by one and save it as image

I have used following code for selecting the features and save it as image. layer = self.iface.activeLayer(); layer.setSelectedFeatures([]) count =layer.featureCount() lstChalta = [] lstFeatures = ...
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Which method is better for display terrain in OpenLayers?

I want to display terrain in OpenLayers. So, I tried to use dem(.img) and convert it to dem(.jpg) on QGIS. But, the effect is very bad. My expected effect is (This picture is captured from google ...
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Convert land-based camera image pixel x,y to ground lat/long or x,y,z

I have a number of cameras at various known locations (x,y,z) and directions that are above ground about 20 feet pointed at different ground locations about 100 feet away from each camera, and whose ...
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Merging many rasters using Python

I have a list of many many rasters. I want to have a simple and easy to understand script that takes this and merges it into one big mosaic. I found a similar question but the accepted answer adivices ...
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image segmentation of RGB image by K means clustering in python

I want to segment RGB images for land cover using k means clustering in such a fashion that the different regions of the image are marked by different colors and if possible boundaries are created ...
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Multi Temporal Images

I am new to remote sensing, so I would want to clarify my understanding of the meaning of Multi Temporal Images. As far as I understand, multi temporal images are multiple images of the same scene ...
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Automatically download and merge webmap tiles into one big image?

Is there an easy way to download a bunch of web map tiles (in /z/x/y.png format) and stitch them together into a single large image? I could probably script this using ImageMagick, but would prefer ...
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How to load multiple images with the same CRS?

When I add several images to QGIS 1.8 it asks the coordinate reference system for each one. There are several seconds in between the dialog and it is not easy to just continue working as the dialog ...
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Merge DEM and Hillshade to create one file?

I am wondering if I could merge DEM and Hillshade ? What is the pro and cons for that? Thanks
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Otsu thresholding and classic image processing algorithms on radiometrically calibrated Sentinel-1 SAR images

Is it possible to apply the Otsu thresholding (or any other image processing algorithm dedicated to image digital values in the interval [0, 255]) to a Radiometrically calibrated Sentinel-1 SAR ...
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LiDAR intensity image from multiple flight lines?

I'm working with multiple raw las tiles, and I've used Fusion to create an intensity image, but it shows the flight line overlap (see below). Any idea how can I smooth the image so that the overlap is ...
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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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ESRI/ArcGIS draw protractor

I am using ArcGIS maps and trying to follow JS API. I am trying to understand how can I add a protractor on the map which will help in angles while drawing polygons. I understand I could add a Feature ...
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Images in my Click Info box are not appearing in both published CartoDB layers

I'm using the simple web version of CartoDB. I uploaded two datasets, each is a layer and both have the same image URL type (URLS for .png Twitter account images). When I visualise the maps ...
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High resolution satellite

Can any one tell me from where I can buy commercial High resolution Satellite images for Biodiversity research ? I need some websites that sells these kind of images ?
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QGIS QImage, can't specify a specific path

I'm a newbie in QGIS and I have to write a small python script to automate shapefile loading, applying style and save image. I'm having trouble on this last item. Here is the thing: img.save("...
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Openlayers 3 - georeferenced ImageStatic

I am trying to display a georeferenced image (in 4326) over a Bing map in OL3. The ImageStatic is the following. var view = new ol.View({ center: [0, 0], zoom: 15, ...
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Landsat 8 images acquisition_date

I need to know the exact date of image acquisition for NDVI purpose, the date on image name is " LC80920852014222LGN00" is in Julian date, but in meta data it says"acquisition_date>2014-08-10" , I ...
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Put png map image as a background to draw upon

I have an image of a fiber optics network map: I want to turn this map image (without any actual GIS data) into a vector map where each point is defined by lat, long. To do this, I'm trying to ...
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Georeferencing Image using saved Link Table from another Image?

I had a scanned map that I did did a georeferenced a few weeks ago and saved the link table. Now I have two more scanned map that need to do the same thing. It is the same area and one of them I did ...
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circle detection on binary image

My image is gray scale image which i have converted to binary by smoothing and then edge detection method. Now i want to place the circle /ellipse on edge detected. I don't know how to proceed further....
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Relative Hyperlinks in QGIS without end user's software dependency

I am trying to work out how can I add a relative path hyperlink to a shapefile in QGIS. I have found several great tips on various forums but only one has so far potential to be implemented. The ...
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Is it possible to add a simple image or graphic to the map canvas?

Is it possible to add a simple image or graphic to the map canvas in QGIS (e.g. a symbol marker)?
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How to save MapServer output to a file?

How can I save the results from a MapServer file as an image? I would like to be able to write a png file as a result of a query. My query which I can display in browser is the following: http://...
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Stripes and Distortion in classification result when performing maximum likelihood classification in ArcMap

I have trouble performing a supervised classification in ArcMap 10.3. I created training areas and executed the "interactive supervised classification"-tool, which works totally fine and gives back ...
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How to read pixel values from an image server layer with ArcObjects?

I'm having a problem with reading pixel values from the image server layer. The image server layer class implements IRasterLayer, so when I tried to read pixel values using IRaster2 obtained through ...
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Adding excel table to QGIS print composer?

Can anyone suggest some ideas to add a excel table to the print composer which will then be exported as a A3 png while retaining resolution. Attempted pasting in word as an enhanced meta file then ...
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Leaflet.geojson webpage performance out of hand, how to convert to .png?

I exported some countries as a single .geojson file. The file includes every country's vertices and coordinates, as that's what a .geojson is ─ a vector file. Thing is, there are about 20 countries ...
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Turn latlngs into image file?

I have a huge CSV file of WGS84 latitudes and longitudes, and I would like to turn these into a large image file that I can print (with each point being a pixel on the image). What is the best way ...
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Where to find Icon library for custom GIS software?

I am building a desktop application and currently utilizing a mix of icons for pan, select, zoom, attribute table, etc that have been randomly taken from the internet and modified. The overall look ...
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How to add png image with esri javascript api MapImageLayer Class?

I have a png image that we host that I need to resize and overlay onto a map at specific gps coordinates. Would this be an image class? I can't seem to find any examples that match up with my needs. I ...