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

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Download MODIS data for Mexico

I would like to download MODIS npp images for Mexico but I cannot figure out which files correspond to the country. How can I associate each tile to its location without looking at the million of ...
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Provider of hyperspectral imagery SWIR band

I'm looking for aerial hyperspectral imaging with SWIR band; size of ground pixel should not exceed 5m and dated not earlier as 2015. Could you propose provider such of data ? Area of interest is ...
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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 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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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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Visualization of satellite image - directly in python

Is there any way (a package or what not), to visualize a geotiff image directly in Python? I don't want to use ENVI or ArcGIS or anything else. Thank you in advance.
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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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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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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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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 animals using near infrared imagery from a drone

I am playing around with an idea of using a near infrared camera to fly transects to count animals on the ground. I have been involved in such work earlier, but on bigger mammals and observer based ...
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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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Avoiding purple anomaly on imagery in ArcMap?

What is this purple anomaly on the imagery that we just received? The only thing I have done processing wise is to build the pyramids when they first came into ArcMap. Other than that, I have not ...
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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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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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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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Where can I find GIS data about NYC's combined sewers (CSO) that's free to use?

I've located two sites that display the data that I'm looking for, but both lack exporting functions. OASIS NYC and maps.nyc/gov Otherwise I can't locate this data anywhere in a format I can use in ...
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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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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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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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Where can i download a good World image in GeoTIFF?

I can either be from MERIS (ESA) or from MODIS (Nasa). I already reached these sites: http://www.unearthedoutdoors.net/global_data/true_marble/download ...
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Looking for high resolution (1m or better) aerials for Turkey?

Would prefer free but under a couple hundred dollars is also doable. It would be nice to have actual tif, sid, etc. files but a WMS would also work. The WMS (bing and esri) I have been able to ...
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TRMM data download

I need help in downloading 7 day composite TRMM data (Geo-Tiff) like this for past 10 yrs of the SE ASIA region. It is way too confusing where to obtain the data, I wanted to analyze the precipitation ...
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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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Calculate potential of solar radiation on rooftops (without LiDAR data)

I'm trying to calculate the solar radiation for rooftops, but I have a big problem, I don't have LIDAR data. I need to give the buildings the information of height. I've tried to do these, but for a ...
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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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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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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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Removing No Data From Raster (*.sid) using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have an Image.sid that has a white border which is No Data. I've tried using Clip Raster Tool with no success. I've also changed the symbology value for No Data to be transparent. I'd like to ...
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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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how can i save a satellite raster image as a layer file in arcmap 10.2

I am trying to save a raster satellite image from esri world imagery as a georeferenced layer file. i still want to be able to zoom in and out as i can when veiwing it through the server.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...