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

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Is it possible to determine Collection Date of ESRI World Imagery Basemap

It seems like it was possible to do this with Google Imagery if I recall but is there any way to determine the date of collection of the ESRI World Imagery basemap (or other basemaps) at a given ...
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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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Best Way to Display Imagery as Background for Data Collection in the Field?

I'm running ArcPad 10 on a tablet in the field. I need to be able to import hi-res (sub meter) imagery to use as a background in order to help me define polygon boundaries for vegetation classes. So ...
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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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Spatial resolution of Google Earth Imagery

What is the spatial resolution of imagery used in Google Earth? At various places on the web, I have been reading it varies from place to place - 60 cm, 2.5 m, 15 m and so on. I was wondering if there ...
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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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Residential tree cover for surveying?

Can someone point me in the direction of some high spatial resolution and reasonably recent satellite imagery for central Canada (Manitoba)? I am trying to determine whether I can generate accurate ...
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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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How to modify 2 raster images to have the same resolution?

I have data for 2 rasters images that have different resolutions: z downloaded from trmm An MSAVI2 output image. For calculating the correlation between them, the data has to be in the same ...
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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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USA Historical Satellite Imagery for an Online Application

I am looking for different options to add historical satellite imagery to our online-based application. We currently incorporate Bing Maps into our application, but cannot get historical imagery. I ...
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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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Easy Guide to ESA satellite data?

Can anybody provide user friendly guidance to ESA datasets? What is available? When will new stuff be available? I struggle to work out what might be interesting amongst the many websites and their ...
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Is it possible, and if so how, to effectively classify vegetation types using false near infra red imagery?

Background : I use near infra-red imagery to delineate wetlands and water bodies with good success. It's also obvious to distinguish between new healthy vegetation and older growth and land areas with ...
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Rf-Classification seems to work but gives an error 15 seconds later

This is my code. It classifies an imagery-stack(xvars) and reads a shapefile with training-points. If I run single rows they work. Even if I run them all, they work and start to predict but after 15s ...
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Ortho-rectification of Aerial Image

I took an aerial image of our farm using RC quadcopter. How am I going to orthorectify this image? Please can you help me with detailed instructions/methods involving the process.
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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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50cm imagery - aerial or satellite?

The area of interest is 1450 km2. My options are: 50cm newly collected aerial natural color imagery for $28,300 OR 50cm recent archival satellite imagery (includes near IR band) for $20,600 The ...
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Colour matching satellite imagery from different time periods

Is it possible to colour match two separate satellite images taken at two different times? I am working with two high resolution, multispectral images that were taken approximately one year apart and ...
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Satellite imagery options for small/medium sized countries?

I need to create land cover classifications for a couple countries in central/eastern Asia. The largest country is 50,000km^2 and the smallest is 10,000km^2. What are my options for recent imagery? At ...
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Atmospheric Calibration for Landsat 7 ETM+ Gap Filling

This is for thesis work involving mapping of above-ground mangrove forest biomass using Landsat 7 ETM+ imagery. I am assessing correlations between biomass with vegetative indices, e.g. NDVI, and ...
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Is it possible to highlight water steam sources on Landsat 7 image?

I am trying whether it is possible to view hot steam sources like power plant cooling towers and resulting cloud using satellite images. I was advised to try Landsat (needed free data for initial ...
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Creating custom size images from WMS cache

I am currently working on my own WMS service (using PHP). The service works currently if the requested image is in 256x256px size but currently does not support any other size. My service basically ...
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Counting animals using near infrared imagery from a drone [closed]

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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Custom imagery not converted correctly in web Bing format tile with Global Mapper?

I have Custom image and I converted to that to the web bing format tiles with the help of global mapper but that are not produce correct quad key in each tile. On the bing map quad key is starte like ...
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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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Memory and Processing Efficient Approach to Read a Timeseries in Python

I am trying to store a timeseries of high resolution raster images containing NDVI values into a dictionary for calculations. I am curious as to which approach may the most efficient when loading ...
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Looking for gis server for pictometry that can do bing-like “birds eye” tilted view and rotation

I need an open source gis server that can present these pictometry images, I guess they are also called 2.5D. The camera on a plane takes 5 shots, one orthogonal, other 4 in all directions. North, ...
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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 Properly Share as Image Service?

I have 5 historical aerial sets for my county each consisting of several hundred SID files. Previous employees have created Image Catalogs for each. Now I want to turn these into services I can share ...
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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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Pictometry Accuracy and/or Alternative

I'm looking for some insights into the accuracy (x,y,z) of oblique imagery from Pictometry in terms of providing accurate measurements for property evaluation. Is the high cost of this product ...
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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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Is there a programmatic way to retrieve Landsat 8 Satellite Images?

I have not been able to find out this myself, but is there a way to programmatic access Landsat 8 Satellite Images? I know that I can go to USGS EarthExplorer to search and browse through the scenes, ...
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How to redefine the nodata value into zero in QGIS?

I have an image which i cliped with an AOI polygon. The contour area was set to pixel value = 0 and I have a nodata value of -32768. I want to redefine the nodata value into zero. I used to do this ...
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ESRI Basemaps - World Imagery: Is it possible to bring certain imagery into foreground (change the viewing order)?

I have a basemap loaded in a map in which there are 4 overlapping images. I would like to either turn off 3 of the 4 images or bring the one i want (marked with X n the screen capture) into the ...
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Unable to get processing extent to match desired raster output

I have a few thousand ortho mosaic tiles that I've resampled to a lower GSD and am trying to cut into larger tiles. I developed a script that has worked perfectly for thousands and thousands of tiles ...
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Open Layer Plugin Images Informations

I'd like to know how to find informations about Open Layer Plugin Images. I need to know the date and resolution of the images. Thank you!
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Is there a way to export online ESRI basemap layers to raster?

I have been working on polygonizing the vegetation areas in some counties from imagery. When I have the mosaic raster locally I can easily get the polygons using Image Classification Toolbar. But when ...
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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 download GeoTIFF files of TRMM product 3B42 (rainfall estimates) [closed]

I want to download GeoTIFF files of TRMM product 3B42. (This is a rainfall estimate derived from multiple sensors of the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite.) The NASA/Goddard Precipitation ...
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What lens and camera settings are recomended for UAV (drone) aerial imagery capture? [closed]

I have been toying with the idea of purchasing/bowrrowing a UAV and attempting to capture my own aerial imagery. I have pretty good DSLR Canon gear and several lenses but I am wondering what lens, ...
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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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Gdal creating raster rotated wrong way

I have been trying to read in a stack of images for a timeseries and created an output raster that contains the max pixel values of the timeseries. The arrays were created using numpy img_stack = ...
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How to perform image classification with SemiAutomaticClassificationPlugin and BIP files?

I have multiband satellite images BIP format, Landsat TM/ETM containing 7/8 bands respectively along with a separate header file, some of them corrected by nearest neighbour classifier. I'm working ...
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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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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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How can I add aerial imagery using REST services as a basemap in CartoDB?

I want to add my county's aerial imagery as a basemap in CartoDB, same as I use in OSM's iD editor but it is not loading. I am adding in the XYZ url as this: ...
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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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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 ...