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view zenith angle and view azimuth angle with Quickbird

I am trying to do an atmospheric correction on a Quickbird scene. I am creating a user-defined geometry which requires six parameters. The six parameters are solar zenith angle, solar azimuth angle, ...
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Erdas Imagine/LPS RPC orthorectification

When creating orthos in Erdas imagine or LPS from geoeye-1 (or other) satellite images having _rpc.txt files, which are referenced in WGS84 generally, what should be the projection of the used DEM? If ...
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how to generate metadata file for semi automatic classification plug in?

I am working on satellite images. The region I am interested in is only a fraction of the whole satellite images. My laptop slows down tremendously when working on the whole image. So I clipped the ...
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Is it possible to make satellite imagery viewable through a marker?

I am working on the project using Mapbox.js and jQuery and the client has asked for something that I'm not sure is possible. A screenshot of what I currently have is below. The client wants the ...
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How much does relatively up-to-date 1 meter resolution color satellite imagery cost?

I'm starting to realize that I'll probably have to pay for good satellite imagery, and the sites I've been to so far want me to call them to ask for price quotes. I'm wary of this and haven't done it ...
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High resolution satellite

Can any one tell me from where I can buy commercial High resolution Satellite images for Biodiversity research ? I need some websites that sells these kind of images ?
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Satellite data between 1975-1985 in Brazil?

So I've been looking for satellite imagery to use for a project without any luck. I need images between 1975 and 1985 near the Roosevelt river in Brazil, from any satellite at any spatial/spectral ...
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It is possible to verify landsat reflectance values?

My question is really wide today, as I am still beginner in Remote sensing. I´ve asked a GRASS programmer to prepare for me Landsat reflectance values from raw DN values (1 scene per year from 1987 to ...
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Disconnected Satellite map tiles usable with OpenLayers or other javascript api

I'm looking for satellite map, usable with OpenLayer (or with an other js api), with a good scale (at least 100m, MapQuest stops at 1000m) and avaible for a disconnected mode (avaible for download). ...
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Is it possible to get coordinates for point from satellite image? [closed]

Is it possible to get coordination for point from satellite image using any programming language? For example, if I clicked on a specific point on a satellite image hosted on a web application, I ...
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MODIS product MCD43A3 stating 16 periodicity but when downloadad I have files every 8 days

I'm downloading the MODIS derived Albedo 16-Day L3 Global 500 m resolution product. I expected to have a dataset for dates every 16 days. Instead I have datasets every 8 days as can be seen in the ...
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I am looking for an alternative solution to openlayers for satellite imagery in QGIS? [closed]

Does anyone have any other suggestions for sources of satellite imagery on QGIS? Openlayers is becoming extremely temperamental in QGIS 2.6 (Google imagery not bothering to work anymore, Can't zoom in ...
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Satellites to retrieve UV bands

I want to retrieve some satellite images with UV bands,Bun I don't know which satellites are providing UV bands and We can freely download them? I have already downloaded Modis and Landsat images,But ...
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Extract Aerial Imagery using QGIS

I need to create city-wide (Warsaw in this case) aerial based map, pretty detailed (clearly visible buildings and possibly 1-pixel-sized cars. So far the only way I found is: Using this method: ...
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Formula for maximum coverage of a geostationary satellite based on earth station elevation

I am trying to create a javascript function to represent the maximum coverage of a geo satellite for different antenna elevations (0 degrees, 5 and 10 degrees) with 3 leaflet polylines. The result is ...
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Free radar (SAR) satellite data

I'm looking for free (non-commercial use) sources of radar (SAR) satellite imagery. Does anyone know of sources?
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Calculating new satellite position given pseudorange measurements

I'm looking for a reference/text for an explicit formula to calculate a satellite position given pseudorange measurements from later epoch times. I've seen a lot of matlab code on the internet but I ...
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Computing the elevation angle of a GPS satellite with respect to the given receiver location

can anyone source an explicit formula for calculating the elevation angle for a GPS satellite as seen from a receiver. I can't seem to find one. Even a text reference would be great. I couldn't quite ...
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Aerial imagery not loading in GeoServer deployed under JBoss

I published a satellite image of a small town in GeoServer using image mosaic plugin. In Tomcat the layer preview is coming without any issue but when i try to do the same in Jboss the layer preview ...
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My RapidEye image won't appear in GRASS GIS

I have several RapidEye images that I want to use for object segmentation in GRASS GIS. When I import the the bands they all look like this and the same goes with a RGB composite: I've used these ...
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Free Web-service providing Satellite Images

Is there any web-service currently available which is hosting satellite images as open-source, just like OSM web-service hosting vector maps? We want to make a real-time traffic monitoring commercial ...
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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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Merging h5 files from VIIRS to gtiff

I am trying to mosaic all the data from VIIRS of a day into a single gtiff. I've already done it with MODIS data using GDAL. The problem it seems is that the coordinates of each h5 files doesn't seem ...
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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 is the Scan Direction of a satelite image?

There are two possible values that I am aware of for describing the scan Direction of a satellite capture: Forward Reverse What is the meaning of Forward and Reverse scan direction? What are ...
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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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Can we manually select which satellites to use in solution? [closed]

For example, I have used below satellites ID in current solution: ID Signal Strength ______________________ 1 21 22 23 19 12 36 26 20 18 3 29 32 ...
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Where to get night satellite imagery of South Sulawesi, Indonesia

I need night satellite imagery of South Sulawesi, Indonesia but could not find any one my own. Does anyone know of sources? Free would be best but if quality and resolution is good i would also pay ...
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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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Decision tree classification of satellite image in R

I want to classify satellite image in R using RWeka classifier, J48. I have a CSV file with the classes required, and raster data loaded in R. I am able to make the tree, however, I am not able to use ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Is there any information in Sky Plot that is not in DOPs chart in terms of predicting accuracy in the field? (GPS data collection planning)

Joe only looks at DOPs chart and weather report for mission planning. Moe looks at both DOPs chart and Sky Plot and weather report. Is Joe missing out on something relative to Moe in terms of ...
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Convert measurement geometry from ground reference frame to satellite reference frame

I need to convert solar_zenith_angle, solar_azimuth_angle, platform_zenith_angle, and platform_azimuth_angle from a reference frame at the WGS84 surface to a reference frame at the satellite observer, ...
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Raster vertical pixel offset (ALOS AVNIR)

I am working with ALOS AVNIR-2 level 1a. There is a vertical offset/shift of each and every pixel column. It gives sort of a stripy appearance when zooming in. Does anyone have experience with this ...
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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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GLONASS Satellite Position Prediction using Almanac Data

GLONASS ICD has a section named "Algorithm of calculation of satellite motion parameters using almanac". It gives the formulas in order to calculate the position and velocity of the satellite. ...
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AGI STK Server alternative

AGI has a server product called STK Server that exposes REST services to perform satellite acquisition planning. However the cost is astronomical $200k+ (pun inteded). They also have STK components ...
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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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Convert from Mercator to transverse Mercator projection in C++?

I'm writing code to import images from a WMS server into some software. However, the software expects the images to be in transverse Mercator, but the WMS server provides it in Mercator. This ends up ...
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Is there an industry-standard official mapping of GLONASS satellites to “PRN” values?

In the U.S. GPS system, satellites are uniquely identified by the PRN number broadcast by each satellite. This ID is usually visible on most GPS receiver platforms that provide access to individual ...
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How did Nova create the globes in Earth From Space?

Nova recently aired Earth From Space on PBS. (I highly recommend it.) Also found here on youtube. Produced in extensive consultation with NASA scientists, NOVA takes data from ...
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Lack of Options in Gdal Tool “Build Overviews” QGis

I am using QGis 1.8 and I want to build overviews (pyramids) for satellite imagery using the Gdal Tool. I would like to use the resampling method "cubic convolution", but the option doesn't exist ...
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Is there a tutorial explaining the basics of WMS?

I'm building some software that needs to download satellite map images to display behind some survey charts. I understand that, to download these images, I need access to a Web Map Service. The only ...
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Georeference IMG file in QGIS

I have a problem: I'm trying to georeference a satellite image (ASTER, ERDAS Imagine file *.img) in QGIS. I have georeferenced with QGIS before and never had any problems. The file is georeferenced ...
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getting a merged color satellite image from red,green, blue, pan, and nir tifs

I am using Tiff images from Digital Globe and trying to get a color satellite image. I have merged the red, green, blue, pan and nir tiff files into one file. I then changed the band properties to a ...
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How do you scan/quantify vegetation using satellite images?

I am relatively new to GIS (about 4-5 months in) I did not receive any formal education about this so I am completely clueless about how to go about measuring/quantifying vegetation using satellite ...