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

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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?

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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Which remote sensing satellite is best used 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)? ...
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Free download NDVI images or raw satellite images

Could anyone provide a site to download NDVI images or raw satellite images of Sri Lank (Asia)for free for me to calculate the NDVI.
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How do I use Multispec for Landsat data?

It seems that I only can use the Clustering if I want to cluster only one band data.. If I open up more than 1 band (in one image), the cluster toolbar is disabled? optional: Is there any free ...
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How can I export ESRI World Imagery from the “World Imagery (for Export)” map service? [duplicate]

How can I export ESRI World Imagery using ESRI's World Imagery (for Export) map service?
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Band values after TOA reflectance calibration of WV-2 exceed 1

I use custom python-GDAL script to calibrate WV-2 scenes to TOA reflectance accordingly to 'Radiometric_Use_of_WorldView-2_Imagery'. Here you are a histogram example with the pixel values of the ...
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Where to download 4-band NAIP imagery for California?

I've been trying to find orthoimages with 4 bands for a couple of counties in California. I managed to download some from the GeoSpatial Data Gateway from the USDA (NRCS), but they all only have 3 ...
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ESRI World Imagery (for Export)

I would like to download some of the ESRI World Imagery using this however when I try to add the layer to an online map I get "The layer, World Imagery (for Export), cannot be added to the map". I've ...
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Georeferencing in R Based on the Four Corners

I have a raster image (photograph) that was taken from a helicopter. Along with that raster image, the system also tells me the positions of the four corners of the image in a different file. I have ...
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read tiff to bmp in c# got only white image

i want to convert a tif image to bmp i was following tutorial in https://trac.osgeo.org/gdal/wiki/GdalOgrCsharpRaster but i dont get an image i want to see the code is : // Creating a Bitmap to ...
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Satellite imagery alternatives for land use/cover classifcation

Apart from Landsat imagery, which other satellite imagery is good for land use / cover studies and can be obtained free of charge?
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ArcGIS Server Image Service from Mosaic Layer

I have successfully created an image service from a mosaic dataset using NAIP imagery. I would like to create another image service that displays the same area in NIR (4,3,2). I have created a mosaic ...
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Stacking Band ratio on Landsat 8?

I have a question about Landsat 8 I am going to work on... I am thinking about stacking all the bands however there are 15 m, 30m, and 100m Do you stack all together ? This is to give the end-user ...
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Limiting Imagery to a Certain Area

I have a layer that shows some imagery in Ontario. I would like to get rid of the imagery that I don't need, because I only need it to be in 6 squares that I have. Is there a way to restrict the ...
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How to serve an image layer with tilestache

I have some .png images with associated .wld and .tfw files. I'd like to display this in OpenLayers, and I already have a Tilestache server running, so it would be good to leverage this. OpenLayers ...
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Why did my footprints build failed?

As I am trying to add raster to my mosaic dataset and were able to see them and now all of my raster are not showing. Why did it could not build a footprints ? I have tried everthing to get them ...
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White box problem

As I am trying to work on getting this problem done , I am using Mosaic Dataset for the whole state of New Mexico using our NAIP ...now the problem is that I could not get rid of the white "box". I ...
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Mosaic dataset gives me some blocks

as I am trying to mosaic NAIP into mosaic dataset and ended up like this with the block. How do I remove the blocks ? Does anybody have a suggest for me to fix them ? I am using ArcGIS 10.1 SP 3 ...
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Night - lights for social welfare

I want to to find the social welfare and the population density for Europe and Africa with night-lights. Is there any site where I can find images with good resolution (I only think VIIRS)??? I have ...
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Old World View Map / Tiles

I m currently looking for Imagery of Old World View Map, maybe 19th century, black white is okay. And if there is tiles services that would be cool. Is there any site that still contains those ...
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How much does relatively up-to-date 1 meter resolution color satellite imagery cost?

I'm starting to realize that I'll probably have to pay for good satellite imagery, and the sites I've been to so far want me to call them to ask for price quotes. I'm wary of this and haven't done it ...
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Building simple offline map application using Python? [duplicate]

I need to build a simple offline map application using python, which will need some plotting and overlays, using some form of a satellite imagery. I need some help getting off the ground. what ...
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Satellite data between 1975-1985 in Brazil?

So I've been looking for satellite imagery to use for a project without any luck. I need images between 1975 and 1985 near the Roosevelt river in Brazil, from any satellite at any spatial/spectral ...
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Image classification from “Imagery” basemap ArcGIS 10.2

I'm trying to reclassify the coast of France and Spain into rocky or sandy categories. So far, I've been drawing polygons around the different patches, but want to try using image classification to ...
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Where to download rasters for QGIS 2.6

Where can I download sat imagery. I've read that openlayer provide such things but it requires an internet connexion, and I mostly use Qgis with an offline computer. So do you know a way/provider (for ...
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Inserting JPEG or similar into ArcGIS map?

I am trying to upload an image (jpeg or similar) into a map. It can be on the layout view or data view. I am using ArcMap 10.1.
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MODIS product MCD43A3 stating 16 periodicity but when downloadad I have files every 8 days

I'm downloading the MODIS derived Albedo 16-Day L3 Global 500 m resolution product. I expected to have a dataset for dates every 16 days. Instead I have datasets every 8 days as can be seen in the ...
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Black polygon covering aerial imagery in QGIS?

I am using FSA 2013 aerial imagery, which I access via WMS in QGIS. In some locations the imagery is covered by a black polygon. The polygon only displays at certain scales. Then, if I zoom out until ...
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Satellites to retrieve UV bands

I want to retrieve some satellite images with UV bands,Bun I don't know which satellites are providing UV bands and We can freely download them? I have already downloaded Modis and Landsat images,But ...
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How to load two images in ENVI 5.1?

I am using ENVI 5.1 and when I use the Data Manager to load several images and if I want to load two adjacent images, why would one of them load and the other doesn't?. Am I missing something here ?
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How to create NDVI map From LiDAR intensity and RGB image

I am new with GIS and I've been looking for ways on how I could create a NDVI map from LiDAR intensity and RGB image. Is there any way I could do this? I have read that you could create an intensity ...
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How to avoid the ESRI basemap (Bing imagery) to update?

In my ongoing research, I intend to map transformations. That implies that, based on the ESRI basemap from Bing imagery, I draw certain features (in different layers) as they are today and as they are ...
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Link feature to import or activate imagery in ArcGIS .mxd

I'm looking for a way to link features to activate or import imagery to an ArcMap 10.2 .mxd. The scenario: I have thousands of individual aerial photo frames and data about each as photo centers, ...
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Creating a mosaic with gdalwarp - How to deal with no data and overlap

I want to create a mosaic of satellite imagery in .tiff format. I want to create an actual mosaic, not a vrt, because afterwards I will cut the image in to tiles that make sense for my users. Gdal ...
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Obtaining free satellite imagery for Australian floods?

How can I obtain free satellite imagery for Australia? I want to find the extend of flood in specific time. I have already tried land-sat.But unfortunately there is no data available for that specific ...
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Software for image orientation (aerial triangulation)

I'm trying find a software which can orient an UAV Imagery using GCPs (Ground control points in UTM Coordinates system) and Camera calibration (only camera focal length, p1,p2, k0, k1, k2, k3 and ...
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Publishing mosiac datasets for ArcReader?

Has anyone had luck with publishing their own imagery into ArcReader 10.2 in a mosaic dataset? I have had success publishing the my own imagery in tiles but not in a mosaic form. Does anyone have ...