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

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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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Are there free maps available that can show me land planted with oil palm?

Currently I am taking gps coordinates of oil palm plantations in Africa. I'm putting the waypoints in a GIS program but the free basemap provided isn't always giving high resolution images, making it ...
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SPOT NDVI time series

I have 423 spot.vgt ndvi from first April 1998 till 31 Dec 2009. I want to know how to stack these NDVI to have one image for time series analysis? Or better to ask how is it possible to analyze a ...
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Convert Georeferenced imagery to vector data using python

Are there any opensource tools I could use to take a projected georeferenced image such as a jpg with world file, that is UTM projection such as NAD83 and convert it into distinct vector polygons ...
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Trouble viewing MrSID in ArcView 3.3

I have been using 3.3 for some time and now I have Arcmap10 on the same computer. My problem is that I cannot pull up the Mr Sid files. 3.3 can't find them ,the id has the right info but no image of ...
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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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Stereoscopy Software

I'm learning the Manual Photogrammetry process, Stereoscopy, to Process UAV Imagery. I'd like to know about others software, especially open source or low cost. ERDAS Imagine, Erdas Extensions for ...
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Suggestions on Imagery type for ArcGIS for Server (Without Image Extension)

I am exploring the best options to serving raster imagery on ArcGIS for server 10.2.2. As a background, I currently have roughly 200 .jp2 files of about 3mb each. All of these files are currently ...
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Imagery on March 6, 2014 @ Lat 42dd55'22“ N, Long 079dd37'36” W

I am looking for any advice where to find imagery on March 6, 2014 (or a few days following) for: I have searched the USGS, ImageHunter, and Digital Globe with no luck. Does anyone have a resource ...
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Where can I get high-resolution (at least 1 foot) imagery of California?

Is there a national site or state site that will allow me to download High Res (1') aerial imagery of California? I have tried Cal-Atlas Download but they are at one meter. I have also tried USGS ...
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How to compress raster image for publishing?

I have a (8-bit) satellite image that is e 6 gb. Is there a way I can compress the image smaller size without losing the quality? Format: .tif Reason: After publish the image, I notice a higher usage ...
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How to programatically replace ArcGIS Online image with new imagery in mxd's?

I have many mxds that previously used ArcGIS Online Bing imagery. I want to replace those with newly purchased imagery. I know I need to use the arcpy.mapping.MapDocument module to do this though not ...
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Convert 3-band raster imagery to distinct vector zones in ArcGIS

So much like the title says I would like to convert a 3-band infrared image TIF file of vegetation into distinct vector feature zones using ArcGIS. I'm guessing the only way to do this is with ...
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Combine aerial imagery pictures to create a layer

We are looking for software or a web service that we can put in pictures we took using our weather balloon to create a single image, that we can use as a layer for our GIS project. Preferably free, or ...
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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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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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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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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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Hyperspectral Data in ArcGIS Desktop

The public organization I work for has some archived hyperspectral data (.raw - radiance, non georectified). Has anyone processed hyperspectral data for consumption within ArcMap? If so, what sort of ...
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From where I can get 4-band satellite imagery of Sweden?

I'm looking for good quality, fine resolution 4-band satellite photos of Sweden for academic use (and I'm willing to pay for it). What I'm after is as detailed as possible photos of certain part of ...
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Automated testing for GIS apps

There are several commercial and opensource tools for regression automation. While many of them could be employed to test GIS apps, they fall short, at times, dealing with the unique characteristics ...
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How to convert GeoTIFF to grayscale and add gaussian blur?

I have a giant GeoTIFF I'd like to convert to grayscale and add a gaussian blur to. As far as I know, GDAL can strip two of the three color bands and call it grayscale, which might work, but is there ...
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What exactly is 'anti-aliased image generation'?

What exactly is 'anti-aliased image generation'? I tried to google it, but didn't quite get it.
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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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How can I flatten a multi-band raster to a single-band raster in ArcMap 10.2?

I need to convert a multi-band PNG image into a single-band raster, for analysis and visualisation. How can I do this in ArcGIS 10.2?
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Free Imagery WMS Feeds in QGIS

I was wondering if anyone knows of a free WMS of imagery that I could use within QGIS. The imagery does not have to be high resolution (Blue Marble even). I would like to have a base imagery feed ...
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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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Efficient way to store multiple values of an x,y location in Python?

I am trying to read values from a stack of images and store them in a structure that will allow for easy readability. My current idea is to create a loop for x in width: for y in length: ...
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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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Cropping aerial image using Python?

How can I crop an area from an aerial image knowing the latitude and longitude of the image's corners and also the cropped section? I have a LiDAR scan and I and want to crop an image overlay to fit ...
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Projection to use with satellite image from Google Maps / Earth

I'm very new to anything concerning GIS so please forgive me if this question has been asked before, but I assure you, I've been trying to find an answer for quite some time now. Of course it is ...
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Is there a way of viewing a photo has a point tag from Photo2shape in QGIS?

Is there a way to view images (photos) that have location point from Photo2shape by clicking on the point in QGIS?
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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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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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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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How to output the number of channels in a .JP2

I am looking for any tool (or python code snippet) that can loop through a file folder of .jp2 images and determine which have 3 bands and which have 4 bands. I am having trouble creating a raster ...
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.ecw versus.ers

I have two (seemingly identical) historic Aerial photos of my county of interest. One has a .ecw file extension and one has a .ers extension. I've been using the .ecw without trouble, but wanted to ...
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Alternatives to ArcGIS Image Server Extension to serve Mosaic Dataset?

I am wondering if anyone has any resources for alternatives to ESRI's ArcGIS Image Extension for Server? We are looking to serve JP2000 images that have been consolidated using the Mosaic Dataset ...
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how to mosaic rasters in grass gis?

I am new user of GRASS GIS. I need to know how can i mosaic different satellite imageries using GRASS GUI? I was trying to use i.image.mosaic, but could not succeed. I have been looking for online ...
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Parsing metadata text files with Python

I am trying to use python to parse the .pvl metadata file from some GeoEye imagery. I would like to write a script that locates the productCloudCover and countryCode tags found within the .pvl. Does ...
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How to find matching pixel values in seperate rasters

I am looking to scan two separate rasters, capture the pixel information, then draw a polygon of the matching pixels. any thoughts? I am at a loss. Edit: I have two aerials, both are in ...
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Fill no data area over ocean in orthophoto mosaic

We have recently received orthoimagery tiles for my county. The county is a series of islands and the imagery only covers the islands. Thus we have data gaps where there is only water. In past ...
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How to detect which Quickbird data product?

I have some Quickbird imagery, for further processing I would like to know what kind of data product are these images. The imagery only has an additional text file containing some order numbers. ...
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How to adjust online basemap to Arcmap

How can I adjust the online basemap imagery file to our existing ArcMap data. Below are steps I perform to add the basemap data. I Added basemap from "Add Data From GIS Online" in the file menu and ...
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GDAL Brightness RGB Contrast Gamma Saturation

I've not had much experience with modifying imagery, I've recently been playing with GDAL for some batch processing of geo-referenced images, I've been supplied with some imagery in ECW format that is ...
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Is there an image service from GOES available for ArcGIS?

I have an arcmap project using an arcims service from NOAA ENC (http://ocs-spatial.ncd.noaa.gov) but maybe the service is unavailable right now and I can't access to imagery... Is there an image ...
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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 ...