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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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 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 ...
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381 views

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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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: ...
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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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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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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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Convert X Y Pixels to Easting Northing

I'm trying to find out what the formula would be to convert the X, Y of an image to the Easting and Northing coordinates. I've downloaded some of the raster maps from OS UK web site and I'm looking ...
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Using SCP image classification to find swimming pools?

i'm currently trying to use the scp image classification plugin to find swimming pools in an aerial image. It is just an RGB image as if it had infra red this'd be a lot easier. Does anyone know how ...
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Sort colors from light red to dark red

I have the following png image displaying tanker traffic density: The colors are from dark red to light red, dark red means 'lowest density' and light red means 'highest density'. For example, the ...
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How to Determine to world map size in pixel given this data?

How to Determine the world map size in pixels given this data? Map size of a particular area say, for example: Makati city, Philippines with bounds: Top-Right: 121.0281, 14.56497 Bottom-Left: ...
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How to have a layer with many images that scale?

I know that in OpenLayers you can add Features to a Vector Layer which each have image but then they will not scale (i.e. their size stays the same independent of the current zoom) or at least I do ...
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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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Not able to add .jpg image in ArcGIS Online

I am trying to show an image in the customise popup for every feature in ArcGIS Online. For this purpose I am tring to add .jpg format image to ArcGIS Online. I believe this is an acceptable format ...
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Convert PNG to GeoTIFF: Invalid pixelsize in geotransform array in FME

I'm converting PNG file to GeoTIFF. Here's the setup that I use in FME: PNGRaster -> RasterExtractor -> CoordinateSystemSetter -> RasterGeoReferencer -> ...