A series of Earth-observing satellite missions jointly managed by NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey.

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4 sequential Landsat image cant be merged into one single file, in QGIS. how to solve this issue?

i am trying to create land-use, land cover classification by QGIS. i have Landsat images downloaded from earth explorer. these are *.tiff files. but my region is not covered by single pic. thats why, ...
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Create Fishnet on Landsat footprint? [closed]

I have a Landsat footprint polygon shapefile that I simply want to create a 6 x 6 fishnet on. I thought this would be simple, but every time I run the tool I get a fishnet output that extends longer ...
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Landsat 8 cloud detection without band 9

What is the best possible way to create a cloud mask of a Landsat 8 scene without using band 9? I think the best way will be to determine the cloud cover by thresholding in the Panchromatic band and ...
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Making NLCD92-styled land cover image from Landsat Images

I'm still fairly inexperienced with using qGIS and handling different image file types. Things I have completed: With a plugin called Semi-Automatic Classification Plugin, I was able to download ...
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How to convert float raster to integer raster?

I am using Normalize difference vegetation index (NDVI) derived from the landsat satellite band 3 and band 4 that have float values ranges from -1.0 to 1.0. I want to see the attribute table that is ...
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Spectral Signature Extraction using landsat 7 and MODIS

I am working on differentiating cocoa plants from other vegetation types using 4 epoch bwt 1980-2010. I need to extract the spectral signature for cocoa plants and other known features. I plan using ...
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Crop/ forest/grass classification in Erdas

I am trying to calculate crop land, forest and grass land to check the irrigation potential during the period from Landsat 8 image using supervised classification in ERDAS. I am finding difficult to ...
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Login to USGS Earth Explorer and download Landsat imagery with Python

I want to login to the USGS Earth Explorer website at http://earthexplorer.usgs.gov/ with Python and download imagery from the Landsat Archive collection just by giving it username,password,path/row (...
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Python script for dark object subtraction on Landsat 8 Imagery

Does anyone know of any python scripts that will allow me to conduct such a process? I am limited to open source software and have minor experience in Python.
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Is there a FTP to get Landsat images?

I need to automatically fetch Landsat images and for that it would be handy to access a ftp with images available. Does such ftp exist? Can I access it? Ultimately I want to get cloudless images.
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Canopy density & NDVI Regression using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a Landsat ETM+ image, I also have 200 sample points with coordinates,canopy density, different band values and NDVI values. If I build OLS model I only got sample points regressed. How can I ...
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Error in lansat 7 image

The actual shape of lake is like in the right corner, but in lansat 7 image that i downloaded a strip is misplaced(left image) or shifted.][how can i correct this, i have tried georeferencing already ...
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Metadata landsat incompatibility?

I compiled the last ledaps from source, but when I try to convert the MLT file to the espa xml format I get this error: Error: read_lpgs_mtl : Unsupported resampling option: CC It turns out that ...
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Comparability of Landsats

I have collected data (spectral bands) from Landsat 4-5 and Landsat 8. I was calculating NDVI when I noticed that the two Landsats have different band numbers designated as Red and Near Infra Red (...
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Classification, Change detection and NDVI Using (landsat2 MSS), (landsat5 TM), (Landsat7 ETM+) and (Landsat8 OLI)

I have 5 Landsat images for the same study area. One of them in 1975 (Landsat 2 MSS), two in 1985 and 1995 (Landsat 5 TM) and one in 2005 (Landsat 7 ETM+) and the last one in 2014 (Landsat8 OLI). I ...
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How to Calculate NDWI Value in Arcgis 10.1?

I want to delineate surface water feature of my Landsat raster image and also want to calculate the area of water body. I have learned through internet that NDWI can be used to delineate open water ...
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Landsat 8 composite image using different resolutions?

I have created a composite image of Landsat 8 using bands 2 to 7 (blue, green, red, NIR and SWIR) using ArcGIS 10.1. For bands 2-4, I've pansharpened them to 15m spatial resolutions using the ...
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Open source solutions for Landsat-8 mosaicing and correction?

I am familiar with the major commercial remote sensing packages (ENVI, IDRISI ERDAS, etc), but I haven't previously had the opportunity to utilize open-source solutions. I have a several new Landsat-...
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Problem with numeric variable in i.topo.corr

I have a script to do topographic correction on landsat images. Following the manual, I first have to create the illumination model. I do it with the following line: i.topo.corr -i --overwrite ...
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modis surface reflectance

I wanted to perform atmospheric correction using MODIS surface reflectance products for validating my atmospherically corrected images (from Landsat 8). As Landsat 8 only became available in 2013, is ...
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How to use Landsat 8 or MODIS products to classify land area

Anyone know of a good tutorial where I can learn how to use satellite vegetation imagery from Landsat or MODIS to classify which crops are grown where over time for a West african country. I don't ...
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Resampling Landsat 8 band 8 to 30m resolution (to same res as other bands)

I'm running a script in Matlab where I need to compare different Landsat 8 bands. The matrices of each band must match up, but I'm using band 8 which is at double the resolution of the others, and ...
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Gdal vsicurl not working

I'm currently using gdal version 1.11.2 (also tested this on 2.0.0) to open AWS Landsat-8 data directly from its url. If I manually test the link in the browser, it works. If I use /vsicurl/ the ...
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Image stacking with Python/Gdal

I am trying to accomplish some image stacking task in python. I am not proficient in Python and was hoping I can get some guidance to get started. So I have large number of landsat images. Landsat ...
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Snapping vectors to vertices for ROI delineation?

I am trying to manually extract a set of ROIs in ENVI 5.0. However, I can't seem to successfully line up the vector to be flush with the boundary of the pixels, which means I don't have fine-tune ...
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Image footprint in Landsat mosaic using GDAL?

I need to produce a Landsat mosaic over part of Indonesia and an extra shape file containing the dates of each part of the mosaic. The steps I used are: Stack 3 bands to produce RGB image Project ...
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Single channel Change Detection

I want to write script for Google Earth Engine, which will create bitwise mask of changes. Earlier I made through ScanEx Image Processor and this function is called "Single channel change detection". ...
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How to pansharpen LANDSAT 8 in GRASS?

Having used QGIS for quite some time for mapping, I was 'forced' to dig into GRASS as pansharpening is not directly executable in QGIS. After understanding more or less the structure, I did some ...
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Negative reflectance values after topographic corrections (cosine correction and modified Minnaert correction)

I am trying to manually correct the surface reflectance values of some Landsat 7 and 8 images. I'm using Minnaert modified method, which uses the cosine correction as one of its inputs (see below the ...
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Problem with i.landsat.acca on GRASS

I have a problem with my Landsat Tree Cover Continuous Field. The images are fully of clouds and shadows, so unreadable. The problem is the following: when I try to use i.landsat.acca to remove ...
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What preprocessing is required when using Landsat for LULC?

Can anyone help me regarding the what kind of image pre-processing techniques should be used for the landsat images downloaded from http://earthexplorer.usgs.gov/ to create land-use land-cover (LULC) ...
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Spatially matching Landsat images in ArcMap?

I'm trying to look at the desiccation of a lake over a number of years using images from different Landsats. However when I import the different years into arcmap they are completely unsynchronized. I ...
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What is the best/easiest way to obtain temporal Landsat imagery?

It's been awhile since I've dealt with optical imagery. I need to perform a land cover classification at mid-latitudes using several LANDSAT scenes. I've noticed that some online tools are still ...
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How do I report area statistics for land cover classes at equal sections along a river?

I have a river outlined: Using QGIS, the Semi-automatic Classification plugin and Landsat 8 images I classified the habitats (blue=water, yellow=sand/rock...,green=vegetation/algae) inside the river ...
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Layer Stack 6 Landsat8 bands

I have 6 images from Landsat 8 (Green,Red,NIR,SWIR1,SWIR2,NDVI). When I want to layerstack them with "Merge" I always get a result tif which is just black and white, however I can see that all 6 bands ...
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Positioning Landsat 8 data in Google Earth

I have some (combined) Landsat 8 TIF files that I want to overlay in Google Earth Pro. I manually set the 4 corner lat/lon coordinates (Properties->Location) to the 8 CORNER_UL_LAT_PRODUCT, ...
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Right Orfeo Toolbox Segmentation input

I made this tutorial. I used Landsat 8 bands (1-7), which I atmospheric corrected with DOS and converted to 8bit. After that I layer stacked the pre processed band (1-7), clipped a little part with a ...
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Clip Layer Stack

I layer stacked the Landsat 8 Bands (1-7) in QGIS and made a polygon shapefile. Every time I try to clip my layerstack with the Mask layer I just get a completely black output raster. I want to use ...
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Download USGS satellite images of a city only

I need to download the satellite images of a city for land change detection. Specifically I need to show urbanization trends and predict the future expansion. Now I can't seem to download just the ...
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Is there an automated way of downloading the natural color .TIF images for Landsat 8?

I know that .jpg natural color images can be downloaded from AWS. But, .jpg doesn't contain the world metadata along with it.
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Pansharpening influence on analysis

Using as an example Landsat 8 bands: Does pansharpening band enhace only visible range and therefore can I use it only for analysis connected with visible spectrum? Or I can pansharpen every possible ...
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Which sensor can provide PAR values for GPP/NPP estimation and how to retrieve that

I have to estimate gross as well as net primary productivity of a needle leaf temperate forest ecosystem using a Landsat image. Which sensor can I use to retrieve PAR values since I don't have any ...
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Differentiating bare soil and urban areas in Landsat 4-5 land cover classification?

I am trying to classify a Landsat 4-5 image using the semi automatic classification plugin (QGIS). I always get misclassifications between bare soil and urban areas as they have similar spectral ...
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Ice type differentiation using satellite data

I would like to classify glacial area by categories of snow (if there is) and ice, but what's most important: between old ice and fresh ice. They have different properties that are possible to ...
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glcm texture in R (mean_Envi)

I am running a Image texture measures from grey-level co-occurrence matrices (GLCM) using the glcm package in R and I would like to know what is the difference between mean' and 'mean_ENVI' / '...
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LANDSAT 8 Resolution too low for coastline difference measurement?

I recently extracted coastlines (for my master thesis) for a Bangladesh region for the years 2013 and 2014. Regardless of the method I used, the distance between the 2 coastlines was always the same: ...
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Difference between Landsat 7 and Landsat 8 TOA reflectance computation

In section 3.1 of this article it is explained how the Top of Atmosphere Reflectance for Landsat 7 and Landsat 8 are computed. The equation for Landsat 8 is not mentioned explicitly, but can be found ...
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NDVI from Landsat8 LandsatLook images

I have downloaded landsat image from this site and now Im wondering if i can get NDVI index from it. In raster calculator I have only 3 ranges, shouldnt be four? Or am I doing something wrong......
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Extract coastline as a vector from landsat 8 imagery?

I am trying to detect some sea level rise/fall for a specific region, from Landsat imagery. I went through the recommended methods of identifying water/land (MNDWI, AWEI, Bandratio 5/2, etc.). Now ...
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How to know what is the correct ESPG code for clipping Landsat imagery?

This is somewhat related to a previous question of mine. My goal here is to clip Landsat imagery to a rectangle that I've defined by four points of latitude and longitude in WGS84. To do this, I've ...