Imagery refers to raster based datasets acquired from sensors on satellites or aircraft.

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Mosaic georef is a few pixels off for half of my image, how to georeference?

I have two sat. images from the same platform on two different dates. The images overlap each other nicely, but I cant get them to accurately mosaic into one raster image. I merged the two photos ...
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How to avoid the quilt effect when displaying imagery from multiple source

In the context of creating my own imagery viewer (for educational purpose), I would like to learn about the process used to create seamless transitions between satellite imagery tiles coming from ...
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Python script to automate saving satellite images for different combinations of lat longs

PS. : This is my first try at a GIS application. Please forgive if my question is pedantic. I would like to get a series of satellite images all at the same scale centered around different points on ...
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Where can I find SRTM DSMs (digital surface model)?

I'm interested in finding a 30 meter DSM (digital surface model that includes canopy) from SRTM with the hope of creating a 30 meter canopy height model. I know that it can be done because the ...
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How to determine the bands from an aerial image?

I received a set of aerial images taken with a Canon camera, I don´t know which kind of lens it has, or if it has been modified. After performing split image algorithm in Qgis, I get four new files: ...
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Counting number of plants in area using images from UAV?

How do I count the number of pineapple plants in a 1-hectare block? I have heard of these algorithms but I don't know how to do it. I'm still a newbie of QGIS, ArcGIS and ENVI. I have the NIR, RGB, ...
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Digitizing scale when digitizing from Bing imagery service in QGIS

I need to digitize a bunch of islands from imagery in QGIS. It is the Bing Maps aerial imagery layer. I will obtain all required permissions. My plan is to lock the map scale at 1:25,000 and use heads ...
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Geting Bing imagery to fully load in QGIS?

I'm using qgis 2.8 and by using the Open Layers plugin, I can access Bing aerial imagery. When I try to load it about half the tiles are missing. How can I get it to fully load so that my map is ...
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Georeferencing DWG files on imagery which is hard to see through (e.g. trees)?

Here I have a few campgrouds that I have for are in DWG files that I am going to georeference them. I have no problem with that however; some of these campgrounds I need to georeference on the imagery ...
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Problem with low quality tif

I have the problem with low quality raster. Now it looks like this: I would like to change this to looks like this: Im using ArcGIS, ArcScan. After some work with photoshop and reclassify with ...
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Difference between spatial and geometric resolution

Wikipedia quotes Campbell 2002 as saying: Spatial resolution is defined as the pixel size of an image representing the size of the surface area (i.e. m2) being measured on the ground, determined by ...
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Adding Esri imagery to QGIS using “services.argisonline.com”

I'm trying to add this particular imagery in QGIS: http://services.arcgisonline.com/arcgis/rest/services/World_Imagery/MapServer/3 But when i write the phyton srcipt i get the message that the URL ...
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Why does my Validation Script continue to run when adding the result to the map?

I am in the process of developing a python script that creates a list available imagery for our project areas that would then allow the user to choose which imagery source they would like to add to a ...
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How to interpolate values for NaN pixels using ENVI?

I'm currently using MODIS data and am running into problems with NaN values in the final product caused by clouds. I'm interesting in a simple way to spatially interpolate (fill in) these NaN values. ...
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How to use GDAL Correlator?

I need to align several images using FOSS. There is Correlator tool in GDAL (source) that seems to be suitable for the job. But I was unable to find documentation for it or a tutorial. Can someone ...
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Importing World Map image, color issues?

I am having a hard time finding a world relief map with "lighter" ocean colors that will actually display as such in Arc. This is the image I download from the web but this is how it displays in ...
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Georeferencing two images at the same time in QGIS

Has anyone ever tried to georeference two images at the same time on QGIS? In my application I don't atually care much about the positioning itself, but in the scale and orientation. Why? I have ...
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Old imagery WMTS

I am looking for a web imagery tile service that provides old imagery, in the same vein as Google Earth's old imagery, but one that could be integrated into an OpenLayer or Leaflet map. Any idea ? ...
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georeferenced JPEG images not intalling in QGIS correctly

I am trying do add georeferenced aerial images (jpg files) to my QGIS. They do not install properly. I either get a grey rectangle or bands of colour (mostly blue) that appear where the image should ...
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Loading 4 band imagery in QGIS

I am loading 4 band imagery into QGIS 2.8.1 for Windows and am having a visual issue. The image looks blown out (see attached), which made me suspect that this was an issue with the 4th (alpha) band. ...
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Is there any free or open offline satellite/aerial imagery for commercial use?

I'm developing a product for offline use in Brazil in rural areas where there is no Internet connection. I'm searching for a free imagery source which can be used offline in a commercial product. ...
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How to use OpenLayers to display an image only?

I have a high resolution image, which I've broken down into tiles and named the tiles according to x,y co-ordinates and zoom levels. The image is not projected in any geospatial/gis (WGS84 ellipsoid, ...
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High Resolution Imagery in the public domain

Needed a online high resolution imagery for USA free to be used anyone for personal and commercial* purposes. RGB 2012-2015 Whole country coverage 0,5-2 meters per pixel WMS or TMS Any ...
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NASA world view (EOSDIS) coverage delay per day - scanning footprint issue?

I noticed that in NASA world view web site it's take some time to get per day world wide coverage. I made some calculations: The source is Aqua & Terra satellites Both have orbital period ...
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Why NASA world view (EOSDIS) have black strips?

There is the famous NASA World View site based on EOSDIS. I relatively new to this and I wonder why & what are those black strips on the existing coverage? I also notice that the position of the ...
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comparison of Historical aerial photographs to today's satellite images

I'm working on a project in which I have to compare vegetation cover changes. So we have 1950's aerial photographs which must be compared to actual satellite images. Images must be properly adapted ...
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Loss of Quality in UAV Imagery after building pyramids in ArcMap?

I am using arcgis 10.1 to plot and print maps with a background with UAV imagery. When I insert an image (Tiff format), it loses quality. The program prompts me to create pyramids, once this is ...
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TIF not showing UTM coordinates in world file

I have a lot of tif files (ortho imagery that came with Lidar data). Each tile has a .tif and .tfw but the world files (.tfw) have line 5 and 6 as numbers that aren't what I would expect as I was ...
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Converting satellite image into raster

I am (very) new to GIS in general. I would like to convert a satellite image of a province into raster, assigning each pixel its own data (i.e., a number and a name) based on its html color code. For ...
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Mapbox Satellite - Digitizing

As a part of project scope we have to deliver to the Client digitized data sets – some houses and roads. Can we use Mapbox Satellite global imagery layer [1] under Professional plan [2] for feature ...
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Primary and secondary data

If I am creating data from satellite imagery, is this classed as primary or secondary data? If I am creating slope data from a DTM, is this then classed as primary or secondary data?
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gdal2tiles georeferenced image as overlay not working

Ive been looking for a solution to my problem for some time now. I'm using gdal2tiles-leaflet to create tiles for my Leaflet application. The images i use are GeoTiff's with the embedded projection ...
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0.5m resolution up-to-date images for Iraq

I use TerraServer for general keeping up to date on infrastructure projects. TS, however, don't exactly offer the latest images - some are 12 months old, some even older. A small saving grace is that ...
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google maps engine connector

I am trying to use google imagery in QGIS through the Google maps engine connector plugin. I relatively new to QGIS and need some help. What I want to do i use the google maps in QGIS and then print ...
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How to create grid from 2 separate images of latitude and longitude

I have two separate images of latitude and longitude, and want to create a grid from them so I can assign it to my Non-Geo referenced file... How can I create it, particularly in Matlab... But other ...
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Why does the peak of a mountain appear bright on Radar images

Why does the top of a mountain appear bright on a SAR (radar) image. I know that the peak of a mountain is subject to a layover effect, thus appearing closer on the radar image than the bottom part of ...
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Saving a TIFF file with band names

Does anyone know if it's possible to add a TIFFTAG when saving a tiff file (I'm using the C/libtiff interface) that will give a name to each band? Some kind of per-band TIFFTAG_IMAGEDESCRIPTION is ...
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How to align hundreds of rasters quickly

I'm hoping to accurately align hundreds of aerial images that are slightly off-kilter. The images cover the same area on different dates (several acres). They contain identifiable features around ...
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Does anyone know a way to do a supervised classification on a google maps image to show only hedgerows? [closed]

I would like to then use the hedgerows by bringing it into QGIS as a layer. I need to know what software to use and the method to make such a layer? I would like to use a google earth image in Grass ...
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How do I convince gdal2tiles to output pngs with transparency?

I have a tiff that was created with Pix4dmapper. This tiff has coordinates embedded (as seen in the logs below) (I think that makes it a geotiff?) as well as a tfw file associated with it. Opening ...
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QGIS: raster image georeference and overlay

I've created a grid and points in QGIS which I used to survey. Using a test image at the moment and I'm trying to fit this image as an overlay within a boundary. When I insert the image it has a white ...
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comparison of atmopsheric correction methods

I have noticed that dos methods for atmospheric corrections are in the section of radiometric correction (i.toar) on grass gis.Does that means that dos is a method doing radiometric and atmospheric ...
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How to calculate raster statistics for each band in qgis

i need to calculate raster statistics for RGBN (4 channels, multiband image) rasters in QGIS. In Arcgis if you use "calculate statistics" in Arcatalog, statistics are calculated for every image band. ...
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image files and metadata

When writing metadata for .img files stored on disk, as opposed to a raster catalog, raster field names are shortened to 10 characters, because the vat.dbf file is created and read (by arc catalog ...
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I am looking for Thermal IR Photography with 1 m resolution?

I am looking for thermal IR photography with 1m resolution? It needs to be recent or maybe a company in western Canada that can fly a mission like this. Satellite or flown photos both work, I am just ...
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remove black margin of georeferenced image before overlay to google maps

i used envi to georeference satellite imagery. then I tried to overlay that geo image to google map. all fines BUT the black margin appears on the map. is there any way to git rid of that black ...
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Using remote sensing satellite for chlorophyll mapping?

Location of my research are reservoirs which have an area of 47 and 62 km2. I need a better image resolution than Landsat(Pan).
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Good GPS navigation app for iPhone with downloadable OFFLINE maps?

I am looking for a good GPS navigation app for my iPhone that will work away from wifi and cell coverage (GPS only) and thus allow me to download offline maps. Paid app is OK. Must Have features: ...
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Satellite Images for the Mediterranean Sea Oil Spill

I am looking to obtain free satellite images to detect oil spills in the Mediterranean sea. What sensors would be most appropriate for this task and where can I download this type of data?
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Saving extent of satellite imagery in ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm using 50cm imagery for the whole country of South Africa, which make zooming and panning painfully slow. Can I save imagery for just the area I am working with (ie. data frame, city, province)? ...