Raster data with more than one band/channel of information. Also known in imagery as multi or hyper spectral.

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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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Bands disappear after Raster Calculation ArcGIS [duplicate]

I have a tif file containing 36 bands. After I applied raster calculation on the file the bands aggregate into one single band which I don't want because I need them for further calculation. People ...
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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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How can I use gdal_retile on RGBI (4 band) GeoTIFFs while preserving band information?

I want to retile large GeoTIFFs with 4 bands: R = Red, G = Green, B = Blue, NIR = Near Infra Read; in short "RGBI" if I understand correctly. gdalinfo on the input file prints as band information: ...
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Multi-band raster to multiple single band rasters for pixel value extraction [duplicate]

How would I go about separating a multi-band raster into 5 individual rasters? I have a raster with 5 band options when viewed as stretched. I'm trying to get the pixel values for each band so I can ...
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Creating a Greyscale DEM from Multiband (RGB) GeoTIFF in QGIS

I'm trying to merge some river bathymetry with LiDAR from the surrounding riverbed using QGIS 2.14.0 Essen. The river bathymetric data is a GeoTIFF, and it comes with a separate scale associating the ...
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Extract All Pixel Values for each band in a Multi Band Raster

I have a few multi band rasters I'm working with, and I need to perform statistical analysis (in another program) on the data. My mentor told me to determine the value for each pixel in each band, and ...
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How to extract a 5 bands geotiff file into RGB file?

I have a five bands geotiff file for Red, Green, Blue, Red-edge and Infra-red, and want to use gdal_translate to extract bands Red, Green and Blue gdal_translate -b 1 -b 2 -b 3 -mask "none" ...
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Band Separation from regular cameras

I have removed the IR block filter from a Sony digital compact camera so it has become multispectral (in a way). In addition to that I placed a IR pass filter, so it only captures photos in the ...
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Stretch to MinMax results in blank render output in QGIS?

I am a new QGIS user, and I can't figure out if I encountered a bug. If I have a multi-layer image, and "Multiband color" -> "Stretch to MinMax" selected I get the following behaviour. QGIS takes a ...
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Composite Bands (Data Management)

I am building a small multispectral camera based on the Raspberry Pi Compute Module and two Raspberry Pi cameras. One of the cameras has a NIR filter, the other is a normal RGB camera. When using the ...
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Pan-sharpening Landsat 8 with 5 bands

I use bands 654 for vegetation classification and bands 432 to prepare the map layout. Is there a way to pan-sharpen the landsat 8 image using the bands 65432 ? So I swicth the GRB to classify and to ...
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How can I clip a multiband raster and preserve the band names?

I have a Landsat 8 image which I clipped with a polygon shapefile. It works fine, but I'd like to preserve each band name in order to improve my workflow speed. The output raster saves each band as ...
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Raster turns into 4 separate rasters after clipping

I have a raster with a .sid extension. After I clip my raster, it produces 4 separate new rasters (3 of which are black and white). When I delete any of the Black and White rasters, the clipped ...
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How does ArcGIS calculate zonal statistics with multi-band rasters?

I am working back and forth between QGIS to ArcGIS for various tasks. So far, for my taks, I have found similar tools and options between them. However, for my current task, to calculate the ...
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Conversion of multispectral image to grey scale

I have a composite with four bands NIR, Red, Green and Blue. I would like help on which weight values to use when converting it to a single band which will then be used to classify vegetation. I am ...
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Difference between a spectroradiometer and multispectral sensor

Let's take as an example of a spectroradiometer MODIS, and as an example of a multispectral sensor the Landsat8 (OLI). What is the difference between these two sensors? Should we compare a ...
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ERDAS: Using MODIS Satellite Imagery for Iceberg Detection

I am trying to use MODIS satellite imagery to detect and track icebergs surrounding Antarctica. The software that I am using is Erdas Imagine 2014. I am struggling to differentiate clouds from snow ...
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Is atmospheric correction necessary when working with multi-spectral indexes?

When you are working with Landsat Level 1 data and calculate indexes, e.g. NDVI, NDBI, SAVI ..., do you calculate them using raw data (pixel DN value), or atmospherically corrected data (surface ...
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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 ...
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Doing NDVI when nir data is given as 3 bands

I have been provided with two data sets of the same area, one with normal RGB bands and one with NIR data. My problem is that since the NIR data is given as 3 bands, i am not sure how I should ...
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IR/R could not detect when using landsat 8 in ERDAS 2014 Is there a alternative way around?

I'm using ERDAS 2014 and I upgraded from ERDAS 2013. I am doing a lot of band indices for various kinds of such as clay, ferrous, Mineral composite and so on.. from landsat 8. Using the indices in ...
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Use of OTB BandmathX

I have a couple of three-band satellite images that I want to apply an expression to and get a three-band output. The expression is of a simple form: output_pixel= (input_pixel*d^2)/cos e After ...
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Extract by mask/copy raster a RGBA (4bands) raster results in a greyscale image in photoshop discarding all RGB composite info

I used a polygon Shapefile to extract by mask (ArcGIS) the sea area from a RGBA (4 bands aerophoto) raster. The Extract by Mask caused up-sampling from 16 bit (my raster's initial pixel depth) to 32 ...
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True color combination using Resourcesat-1?

I am working with an image from India. According to the metadata, I am working with an image acquired by the AWiFS sensor from Resourcesat-1: ...
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How to make sense of multi-band global radiation output raster from area solar radiation tool

So I'm running the area solar radiation tool using the time configuration and other parameters as seen here: By selecting the "Create outputs for each interval" checkbox, the global radiation ...
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Setting NoData for a multiband raster?

I have an RGB orthoimage that has black area instead of NoData, as pictured here: When I use the SetNull tool, it does remove the black area, however it then turns it into a grayscale orthoimage, ...
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Isolation and interpretation of vineyard multispectral data

I have 3 band multispectral raster imagery over a vineyard from which i have created a number of indices e.g. NDVI. The data is fairly high resolution (5cm/pixel) so shows a lot of along vine and ...
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how to generate NDVI with multi channel images?

I have a 6 channel proprietary camera and I need to create a NDVI map. I created a map from each band, so now I have 6 files each one on a different band width. How can I proceed now? I am using QGIS ...
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How to check for corrupted raster data?

I am working with thousands of tiled (2km x 2km) 4-band NAIP images. When I diced the images in Erdas, the program corrupted many of the tiles. The screenshot shows an example of one of the ...
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Why does the composite raster pixel values not cover the full range of RGB and what does this mean for reclassification after conversion to int?

I have about 30 or so composite rasters in IMG format that I need to 1.) Preserve the date that the raster was created and 2.) Combine all of them. My workflow is: Step 1: raster calculator, ...
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Zonal Statistics Tool on raster

I am working on a one-band raster with pixel values from 1 to 7, each representing a land-use class. I also have a grid of polygons and what I need is to obtain the percentage of each class in each ...
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Removing some bands or layers from a tiff using gdal

I have been working on a multiband raster image. It is a pix image. I need to just work on the 26 bands that are raster files and not the 4 bitmaps that are are also included in the pix image. I could ...
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spectral profile for multilayer/time series

I am missing a spectral profile in QGIS which enables me to see the values for all bands of a given pixel. (absolutely necessary for multispectral and multitemporal/time series work) It seems, there ...
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Batch GDAL_Calc multiple band calculation

I have a question concerning gdal_calc. I´m running windows 7 64b and am working from the OSGeo4W shell. I have multispectral images that need to be prepared for analysis but they are not saved in a ...
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Spectral profile (z-profile) viewer for ArcGIS

I have multilayer raster with 6 bands. Is there a way to select one specific pixel and to display the z profile (the values of each band) for this pixel as a chart or table? I am looking for a tool ...
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Script to stack multiple landsat bands in different folders

I wanted to find out if there is a possible script I could use to stack landsat bands into a single image, and then apply that stack command to multiple folders (I have about 100 landsat scenes that ...
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Is there a way to write single bands raster from multi-band layer faster in r?

I have 1000 multi-layer rasters and have to export each separate layer to a tif. Some friends recommended R to do the job. I used the following code: library(raster) namesVector<- c("layer1", ...
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Rasterization in different bands

I have a set of vector based shape files, representing different types of ground coverage in a city (for ex: roads, buildings, open field,...). For the algorithm that I want to run on it, I need just ...
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How to add a DEM Band to an existing 3-band TIFF file using QGIS?

I'm quite new in the GIS business and I do not figure out how to do the following thing: I have two geoTIFF Files, one is a 3+1 bands file (RGB+alpha), the second one is a DEM geoTIFF file containing ...
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How to create a 4 band image from an RGB and a grey scale image?

I have an RGB image and a Gray scale image. I would like to merge them in a 4 bands image. How can I do that? Is there a simple way to do it from QGIS or I have to modify the image before to load them ...
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Display a raster stack with several bands in ArcGIS?

I have already made a raster stack (5 bands in one TIFF) of my multitemporal Landsat images in R and have also clipped a smaller region of every raster stack for each image. Now I want to do some ...
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How to export only one band from an image using GDAL?

I have a multi-band GeoTiff, and I want to extract only the first band and write a new image consisting of only that band. How do I do this using GDAL?
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Multi-Band (RGBA) into single band raster

I have the raster which contains 4 bands (RGBA), which ilustrates the pupulation (traffic) density. I want to convert it to the simple gridded ascii, however I'm getting in the trouble when I try the ...
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How can I create a multi layer exportable file (.xcf .psd) from multiple raster image in QGIS?

I have many raster file of the same zone but in differents spectral bands. I would like to create an exportable file of a small portion that can handle different layers. So in practice I would like to ...
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What are Bands, Dimensions, and Histograms in QGIS?

First; I can see a band as synonymous with a channel in an image editing program like GIMP, is this correct? If so then bands play the role of color mixing and masking. Are there any other ...
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How to determine soil moisture index values from reflectance values in a satellite image?

I'm working on determination of soil moisture by remote sensing. I would like to know how we can determine soil moisture index values from reflectance values in LANDSAT TM images.
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Serving 4 band GeoTIFF in GeoServer 2.1.4

I have an uncompressed GeoTIFF file (figure 1) with the following band information: Image Structure Metadata: INTERLEAVE=PIXEL Band 1 Block=5000x1 Type=Byte, ColorInterp=Red Band 2 Block=5000x1 ...
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How do I layer stack rasters in QGIS?

I have some multi-spectral data, where the individual bands are separate Raster files. How do I layer stack these rasters so that I get one raster with 3 bands instead of 3 different rasters? This ...