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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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Dark Object Subtraction QGIS

I'm trying to do Dark Object Subtraction (DOS) for a Spot2 and 4. I have calculated the TOA reflectance and now want to get the at surface reflectance. Using QGIS I would like to know how I can do ...
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Most suited Remote Sensing [closed]

What will be the most suited remote sensing data to use for mapping highways in North America?
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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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What satellite imagery would help to show spring locations?

I've got lots of tiny streams on a hydrography shapefile. Historic texts indicate that certain ones have headwaters at "sources" or springs, and I want to try to find these. Browsing the historical ...
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Calculate ground nadir line from PV coordinates

I'm using an API which returns a satellite's PVCoordinates (Position/Velocity pairs). {P(1036869.5330731269, 6546536.584960848, 9.892293545390519E-11), V(-9994.355195123433, 1582.9503539842497, ...
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Need information about the Envisat satellite

I am new to remote sensing and I want to know about sensor design of Envisat satellite. Can anybody help me or preferably direct me to some good references?
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Using Quickbird to discriminate vegetation response and spectral signatures - which season?

I have a study area in N. Florida loblolly pine plantation with 3 treatments (drought, fertilization, drought+fertilization, control) and 4 replicate plots. All plots will be in the same scene. These ...
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Principal Component Analysis in QGIS

How do I go about to perform a band ratio and Principal Component analysis in QGIS? I need to derive principal components from ratios of landsat TM bands .
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Tasseled Cap Transformation Rapid Eye

I want to do tasseled cap transformation on rapid eye data. the main question would be about the parameters which are used. Somebody has a suggestion?
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VIIRS Day Night Band and alternatives for night satellite images

Has anyone worked with VIIRS Day Night Band? I want to download few images to get a map of night scene of Central Europe (city lights etc). I use friendly interface at NOAA ...
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Sandbars feature extraction from satellite image

I want to know if we can analyse the permanancy of sandbars from a satellite image? Whether the formation of the sandbar is permanent or temporary.
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Which remote sensing satellite is best used for vegetation extent mapping

I'm currently writing an assignment for my remote sensing class and while I think I have correct answer was wondering what people who do this stuff for a living think. The question is: which satilite ...
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OpenSource Remote Sensing Tools for Classifying Roofs

with envi image processing and classification tools, you can get roofs from images with some spectral value and then you can convert it some vector data for your app. in python with OpenCV which have ...
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automating roof orientation detection from satellite imagery

A while ago I did a neighbourhood roof orientation survey for solar panel deployment, by visually checking each roof and marking individually whether they were south or almost south-facing. As this ...
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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 ...