A method of detecting distant objects and determining their position, velocity, or other characteristics by analysis of very high frequency radio waves reflected from their surfaces.

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Lowrance sl2 format… is it GIS data and/or can it be made into GIS data

I have been asked to investigate if Lowrance SL2 (side-scan sonar) format can be put into maps for reports. As I understand it the SL2 format comprises 3 "bands" left-down-right and is more of a ...
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Python package for processing GRIB data in windows

I would like to know what python packages can be used to process GRIB (Gridded Binary) data on a Windows system. I know there is something called pygrib, but to use that I have to use cygwin windows ...
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Finding Normal to a given point in ECEF coordinates

I have a point of reference called Ground Reference Point (GRP) given in Earth Centred Earth Fixed (ECEF) coordinates as given below: (1.4892e+6, 6.1102e+6, 1.0637e+6) (all distances in meters) I ...
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ESRI ArcGIS Silverlight + Animated Weather Radar. How do you make this happen?

After adding a WMS weather layer to my map I could see that it added many layers including several radar sub layers each one representing 5 minutes previously in time. So my current plan is to use ...
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Applications and methods for TerraSAR X

People who already used or are familiar with TerraSAR X, can you point out: Main applications and methods Opensource software tools Thanks
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Global composite of radar data available?

Iowa State offers an exceptional NEXRAD composite image as GeoTIFF for the entire continental US at a reasonable resolution. Is there a comparable GeoTIFF composite updated semi-regularly available ...
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Wifi hotspot localization

Using WiFi 802.11 I'm trying to build WiFi hotspot fingerprints based solely on radio signal strength and mac id. Now I'm wondering: Would it be possible to know the position of hotspot neighbors in ...
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Reading palsar k&c 50 data in GDAL or other open source application

I posted this inquiry in the grass-user list. JAXA is providing free access to PALSAR 50m Orthorectified K & C Mosaic. According to the website, data are provided in: Data files (Raw ...