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ASTER is the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer, an imaging instrument on the satellite Terra.

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Reasons of displacement between same photo taken from two different satellites [closed]

So I am interested what could be the reasons for displacement when comparing the same photo taken from two different sattelites (ASTER, LANDSAT). I need this for my study so I would be thankful for ...
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Aster L1T: Radiance -product to surface reflectance

Earth Engine provides access to Aster level 1 Precision Terrain Corrected Registered At-Sensor Radiance -product (Aster L1T). I would be interested to reach the surface reflectance values of the image ...
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How do I remove the black background of ASTER in Envi Classic 5.3 “display window”?

I want to change color or remove black bacground of my aster imagery when "save image as" from display window (that loaded as RGB to display.. is there a quick way to do it? here is the what i ask in ...
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Downloading Aster level 1T product?

When I try to download Aster level 1T data from the USGS Earth Explorer site it asks me to enter my username and password over and over when I click on download link of my desired product. What ...
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How can I summarize the values of a raster to make a clear legend? [closed]

I produced a relief map out of a ASTER Satellite Picture by using a colour ramp (Symbology -> band rendering). I want to make a map out of that in the Print Composer but the Legend is very confusing ...
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Error in compareRaster(rasters) : different extent

I'm having this error in NDVI tif layers, however, all the layers have the same extent and resolution. The only difference is an elevation layer (Aster_DEM_UTM).
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Radiometric correction of Aster Level 1T

We have to mosaic 70+ ASTER Level 1T imageries. I've splitted hdf data into 14 different tif's (3 VNIR, 6 SWIR, 5 TIR). As shown in the image imageries are of different time period. Question is, is ...
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Finding sericite alteration in ENVI 5.3 spectral library?

I work on an area where there is a sericite alteration and i searched for the sericet and did not find a word. I want to know what is called sericet in the spectral library of ENVI 5.3? Sericite is ...
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ASTER DEMs multidirectional hillshades

I am trying to produce a multidirectional hillshade from ASTER DEMs in QGIS. basically I am trying to achieve something similar to this which is a screenshot from this layer https://services....
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How to get property of each image in a collection in google earth engine?

I am trying to convert ASTER image from DN values to reflectance. For this I require gain coefficient of each image in the collection I have gathered. //Defining geometry var geometry = ee.Geometry....
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How can get correct elevation values from Digital elevation models

I am a bit new to spatial data analysis. I am trying to analyse elevation data for a coastal (almost flat) city with the highest elevation of about 30m. I have DEMs from ASTER, SRTM, and a DSM from ...
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How to create a Digital Surface Model using ASTER level 1A/B data?

I am working on estimating Canopy height of mangrove. I want to employ ASTER level 1A or 1B data to generate Digital Surface Model (DSM). But after I searched it in Google, I cannot find an existed ...
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How to create new raster from only the extreme scores of another raster? (Correcting errors in ASTER elevation data)

I'm fairly new to working with rasters. I found out that in my area the ASTER digital elevation data has a "bump" artifact in it, where there's a large (non existant in real life) bump in the ...
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Opening rrd file in ENVI 5.3

I have three files with RRD extension, which are data files for ASTER and I do not know how to open them in ENVI 5.3?
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Get ASTER full bands file

I am having some problems on downloading ASTER data. When I download a Landsat-8 scene, it cames with the full bands on it (14 band files), an metadata file and a quality file. I need to download ...
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detecting errors in DEMs

I'm generating elevation contours from the latest ASTER DEMs, which involves processing hundreds of tiles. Unfortunately, some of them have substantial errors, as seen in this colour relief from ...
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Error converting ASTER level 2 HDF to geotiff using Heg

I am trying to convert ASTER level 2 HDF files (AST_08 Surface Kinetic Temperature) to GeoTiff using the HEG swtif tool and a parameter file from the command line in Ubuntu. When I run the program I ...
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Working with SRTM DEM that has rectangular cells?

I am trying to work with the 1 arc second resolution SRTM DEM from USGS's Earth Explorer, with eventual goals of filling its no data areas with an ASTER grid (also of 1 second resolution). I have an ...
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Filling missing pixels of ASTER DEM

I need to perform hydrological analyses and map design purposes (hillshade creation) on a region far north. It is too northern to be covered by the SRTM DEM, therefore I am using the ASTER DEM. ...
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Selecting DEM that best determines shore line using ArcGIS Desktop?

I want to extract the shore line (Z=0) from DEM files. the earth explorer provides two DEM sources (ASTER & SRTM). In the following figure if the blue line represents the shore line as digitized ...
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Comparing ASTER/SRTM dataset in ArcGIS Desktop?

Currently I am working with two data set ASTER and SRTM. I want to check their accuracy with reference to toposheet. How would I do that in ArcGIS Desktop 10.4? I want to check accuracy in terms of ...
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Importing ASTER Data into ArcGIS

I have recently downloaded ASTER data from the glovis.usgs.gov website. The data was downloaded in a .HDF format and I have been unable to open these files in Arcmap, i'm using ArcGIS 10.4. When ...
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Evaluating tree model height before and after fire in QGIS?

I have downloaded ASTER images of one area in Aosta Valley. In 2008 fire occured. I have images from 2006 to 2016. How can I estimate the vegetation, precisely tree height before and after the fire?
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Cloud and cloud shadow masking for old LANDSAT and ASTER images in GRASS

I am trying to remove cloud and cloud shadows for Landsat 4-5 ASTER images in GRASS GIS. I have knowledge that detecting cloud and cloud shadow pixels which is >(255*0.2), but I cannot figure out ...
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Wrong values when merging raster files

I am trying to merge several (70 at least) raster files (a digital elevation model, ASTER DEM v2). I am using QGIS and I use the tool "Raster > Miscellaneous > Merge". I works well and I get the new ...
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Opening *.hdf file from ASTER in QGIS? [duplicate]

I am trying to open *.hdf file from ASTER in QGIS and it can not recognize CRS. Does anybody knows solution to this?
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Using .tif files to get elevation and slope in ArcMap? [closed]

I'm using ArcMap 10.3 on Windows 10 and I have the 3D analyst, ArcScan, Geo-statistical analyst, network analyst, publisher, schematics, spatial analyst and tracking analyst extensions. I have a ...
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Selecting granule from ASTER Global DEM V2

I am following this tutorial in order to download ASTER Global DEM V2 data: http://www.echo.nasa.gov/reference/reverbastergdem_tutorial.htm on http://reverb.echo.nasa.gov/reverb/ Step 7 is to "Select ...
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Neighborhood analyses with GRASS/QGIS using ASTER GDEM

I have a problem related with this question (Old question without answer: R.Neighbors with large neighborhoods?). Basically, I want to estimate roughness of a given area, for which I was using QGIS, ...
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Removing black background in ENVI

I am trying to compare two DEM products ASTER and SRTM v.3, but the ASTER has the black background which i think will interfere with my analysis. I don't have access to ArcGIS where I can do this ...
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Uncompressed size of ASTER DEM tile is 0 Bytes

I have downloaded ASTER DEM tiles(n=400), I have to merge/mosaic them. While doing so I got a problem with one tile which does not merge but displays correctly. I have downloaded it again but still I ...
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Choosing DEM in France?

I'm working in France. I thought the TanDEM-X was a free and open DEM but that does not seem to be the case. According to a few websites, the most famous free DEMs seem to be ASTER GDEM, SRTM, X-SAR ...
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Calculating aspect in flat areas in ASTER DEM with ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have an analyzed aspect surface from ASTER DEM 30m resolution in ArcGIS 10.2. But it shows many aspects in flat area.Normaly it must calculate this are as flat (-1). How can I resolve this problem?
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Getting incorrect slope values from an ASTER DEM in QGIS?

I have a DEM layer from ASTER satellite and I want to get the slope information from it. I use terrain analysis > slope, but the output is so wrong. Why is that? Here is the DEM: And here is the "...
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Reading L1B ASTER in GRASS using r.in.aster

I'm having a problem getting an ASTER L1B to be read in GRASS using r.in.aster. The output the command shows this: (Wed Apr 8 17:49:03 2015) Command finished (1 sec) (Wed Apr 8 17:49:37 2015) ...
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How to align ASTER GDEM with Google Maps?

I'm using ASTER GDEM V2 to pick heights at lon-lat coordinates obtained from Google Maps but I found that at some locations - particularly San Francisco: https://goo.gl/maps/w7p1K - the DEM seem to be ...
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DEM data processing

I downloaded ASTER GDEM Tiles and mosacked them in ENVI. After that I exported the Mosaic in tiff format and I opening it in Arcgis, the image is gray all through but the pixels are showing correctly. ...
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Best band ratios in Aster data?

I am interested in the determination of lithology by using ASTER band ratio. I try to a lot of band ratio (for example RGB 4/8, 4/2, 8/9) but I didn't get a good result. Do you think what is the best ...
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Merging GeoTiffs with GDAL causes grid-like artifacts?

I'm processing ASTER DEM tiles, merging them into larger blocks (to minimize visible tile edges) and importing the contours into a postgis database. Workflow: gdal_merge.py -of GTiff -o merged.tif ...
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How can ASTER elevation data be converted to a CAD model? [duplicate]

I am trying to convert ASTER elevation data to a 3D CAD model using only opensource software. I have tried using different file formats but I have been unsuccessful. I use QGIS for my GIS work and ...
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Highest resolution Digital Elevation Model for the UK?

I need the most precise and highest resolution free digital elevation model for the UK. Would OS terrain 50 or ASTER GDEM be more suitable for view shed analysis?
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How to properly open an ASTER data?

Yesterday i downloaded an Aster L1B image from USGS's website. If i load it in QGIS, it doesn't get displayed properly(location wise). Even after i've enabled "On the fly" option, it's not reading the ...
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ASTER mineral indices with VINR and SWIR data

I need to run a supervised classification on ASTER data in order to map a rock formation, which is composed of chert. There is no shortage of indices which can be used to highlight silica rich ...
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Is the bilinear resampling technique appropriate for the projection of ASTER data?

I need to project some ASTER data from a geographic coordinate system to a projected one. I have read online that the cubic resampling technique is the most appropriate for this purpose. However, ...
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DEM error when trying to do topographic correction in GRASS

I'm new to GRASS gis and I'm trying to do a topographic correction (i.topo.corr) of 9 ASTER bands using SRTM dem. I keep getting this error message: ERROR: Illumination model is of CELL type Is ...
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How to import and project ASTER 1B data into Arcmap?

I recently purchased a granule of ASTER 1B data from ERSDAC, when I import any of the associated rasters into ArcGIS, the image is displayed as being only 1m across, when the actual area represented ...
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Grid-like artifact visible in contour layers?

I am creating contours from an Aster DEM in ArcMap 10.1 I see a grid pattern appearing, particularly in areas of dense contours: I see the same artifact if I create a Hillshade layer so presumably ...
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Is it possible to reveal the relief parameters “slope inclination” and “slope exposure” by dint of ASTER GDEM?

I’m trying to find information in technical and scientific articles – is it possible to reveal the relief parameters “slope inclination” and “slope exposure” by dint of ASTER GDEM? Or we can define ...
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How do you set sea level elevation to white in terrain analysis?

I have ASTER files I am working with to create a shaded relief background for some other vector shapefiles. In experimenting with different color-elevation options, I am unable to have the Terrain ...
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Why does ASTER create -0 to 0 instead of -1 to 1? [closed]

On my previous question on ASTER I need some more information on ASTER for time series analysis and I need to research on building NDVI because when I ran them for each ASTER. Most of them it came out ...