Questions tagged [atmospheric-correction]

Atmospheric correction is the process of removing atmospheric factors that influence the values in remotely sensed imagery.

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Carrying out atmospheric correction on Sentinel-2 data from Amazon Web Services?

I'm wondering what the best method is for correcting Sentinel-2 images downloaded in JP2 format (from Amazon Web Services - AWS) to BOA reflectance? As the files downloaded from the sentinel scihub in ...
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Removing cloud cover using Sentinel Toolbox?

According to the ESA website it would appear possible to remove cloud cover form Sentinel data using the Seninel-2-Toolbox. Is this really possible or are they refering to the method of mosaicking ...
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Landsat8 DN to TOA Reflectance (minus values)

I'm learning how to perform atmospheric correction manually, hence not using the automated methods available in ENVI metadata (band 1) for my Landsat 8 scene is as follows; RADIANCE_MULT_BAND_1 = 1....
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Atmospheric correction algorithm in Python or R for Landsat 7 ETM+

I am looking for an algorithm which can be tuned in python or R for atmospheric correction for Landsat 7 ETM. Searching Google I have found only a few algorithms in ENVI or ERDAS which are not ...
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6S atmospheric correction results wrong

I'm using 6s to correct sentinel data, but there is a little deviation that tells me that I'm doing something wrong. This is the result for example of one scenario: **********************************...
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Calibrating Landsat Level-1 Precision and Terrain (L1TP) corrected data?

My study will involve Landsat OLI, ETM+ and TM scenes for forest biomass change assessment (Time Series Analysis) using different vegetation indices and textures. According to the official site https:/...
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Sentinel-2 images color cast

I work with Sentinel-2 images (Level-1C products (top-of-atmosphere reflectances)). I would like to know why some of the images do have this blue(?) undertone/color cast. I think those images are from ...
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Sun glints and landsat 8 surface reflectance product

I was wondering if the Landsat 8 surface reflectance product needs to be corrected for sun glints if I want to use it for atmospheric correction over water surfaces. I'm actually working on ...
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Atmospheric Correction Model Output for Landsat 8 Image?

Following are my procedure, observation and question/ request: Data Source: Earth Explorer Landsat 8 Grass GIS Version: 7.0.2 RC1 Windows 7 32 bit OS I have been trying to conduct an Atmospheric ...
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Sentinel 2A L1C product convertion from TOA reflectance to BOA reflectance

How can I convert the TOA reflectance values of L1C Sentinel2A products to BOA (Bottom Of Atmosphere) reflectance values? Is there an equation?
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Does RapidEye level 3A imagery need any kind of preprocessing before applying classification?

I just got some rapideye images and I would like to know if there is need of any preprocessing before applying classification to it? I know that there isn't any automated way of, for example, applying ...
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Dark Object Subtraction using Top of Atmosphere Reflectance?

I'm working on a WorldView 3 image in QGIS and have been told to use Dark Object Subtraction (DOS) to atmospherically correct it to surface reflectance using the raster calculator. I have the Top of ...
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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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Atmospheric effects on extracting soil from BSI index?

I need to extract soil from Bare Soil Index (BSI) using Landsat 8 and Sentinel 2 images in QGIS or IDRISI. I was told to start with basic atmospheric correction of bands by finding in the histogram ...
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Atmospheric Correction for multiple Landsat-8 scenes

I need to perform an atmospheric correction for Landsat-8 data and can't find a solution. There is a very limited amount of information dealing with L8-correction methods in a comprehensive way, that'...
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Identifying pixels with sun glint in a satellite image (for atmospheric correction)

Wondering if anyone knows a way (perhaps objective) to identify pixels that are infected with sun glint in an image. I'm using Hedley's 2005 approach in a python to deglint my image but this approach ...
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How to find out whether a satellite image is atmospherically corrected

I have a satellite image and I am not sure whether an atmospheric correction has been done with the image. Is there a way to find that out by looking at some values? A atmospheric correction was ...
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Are landsat 8 SR and TOA rasters calibrated/corrected data or the data to be used for calibration/correction?

I downloaded Landsat 8 Level-2 scenes from https://espa.cr.usgs.gov/ for land cover classification. Following are the product list in the package, cause I ticked Top of Atmosphere Reflectance (TOA), ...
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Do I need to perform any corrections on Level-2 Landsat imagery?

My objective is to perform a land cover classification with multiple scenes over historical imagery (one year every decade). Most of the imagery I have downloaded is level-2 imagery. From my ...
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Are Landsat 8 data from ESPA corrected and calibrated?

I am trying to figure out Landsat 8 data corrections and calibrations. Actually, I don't really know how this can be done and which data needs what kind of correction and calibration for further ...
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Convert Planet Imagery Surface Reflectance product DN to surface reflectance values

I have a PlanetScope Ortho Scene Product (3B) which includes an AnalyticMS.tif and AnalyticMS_SR.tif files. Based on what I have read so far, the AnalyticMS_SR.tif file is scaled surface reflectance ...
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Sentinel 2 Atmospheric Correction Inconsistencies

I'm having some peculiar issues with Sentinel 2 data. I've downloaded two coterminous tiles (one L1C tile from EarthExplorer and one L1C/L2A tile from AWS) taken at the same time and date. I have done ...
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Strips/scratches on PlanetScope imagery

I'm doing a project that evaluates the practicality of using remote sensing imagery in agricultural field management. I noticed there are some scratches/strips on PlanetScope imagery for one of the ...
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Why are colour distorted at large solar zenith angle in satellite image?

Most Earth observation satellites consider large Solar Zenith Angle as undesirable are therefore do not process them. There are indeed several known image quality issues, such as low signal (inducing ...
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How to atmospherically correct Landsat 8 data?

What is a simple way to atmospherically correct Landsat 8 data using Erdas 9.3 or ArcGIS 9.3?
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underwater mosaic with overlapping photos

What is the best approach to creating a mosaic with underwater photos. The photos are black and white. They suffer from non-uniform illumination, i.e. the middle of the photo is bright and the edges ...
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Planet filter file for ENVI atmospheric correction

I have 4 band Planet Scope multispectral imagery that I am trying to process in ENVI. It is the analytic data, so it is already radiometrically corrected. I have converted the .tif to a BIL, and ...
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Earth Engine Sentinel-2 atmospheric correction

I want to run some time series analysis on sentinel-2 data in EE for my master thesis. However the algorithms for Sen-2 in EE are scarce. The biggest issue is that there isn't any for atmospheric ...
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Open source absolute atmospheric corrections for Sentinel-2

I am searching for open source absolute atmospheric correction processors for Sentinel-2. There are many of proprietary ones (FLAASH, QUACS, MACCS) which I cannot use for my study. Beside DOS1 (QGIS ...
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Using GRASS GIS 7.3 for Atmospheric Correction of Sentinel-Data [closed]

I read that GRASS GIS version 7.3 will be able to atmospheric correct Sentinel-2 Data. After downloading this version, which is still in development, I imported the Data and put all needed information ...
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Improving FLAASH atmospheric correction to accurately represent subtle features in a target's spectral profile?

I am attempting to use ERDAS target detection models to detect/differentiate a specific type of soil from a general background. We have gathered spectral signatures of the target soil in the field ...
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i.atcorr - Landsat 8

I am trying to apply atmospheric correction to Landsat 8 scenes using i.atcorr. After tons of tests I am still struggling with the correct input and output range. The results deriving from radiance as ...
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minimum number of pixel points for regression on atmospherically corrected satellite images

I am performing atmospheric correction on a Landsat 8 image using different methods to check which one works best (in order to proceed with further/subsequent analysis). Wondering if it's okay to use ...
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Issues with using FLAASH on GeoEye data

I am trying to carry out a FLAASH atmospheric correction on radiometricaly corrected GeoEye-1 spatial image (working within ENVI). I am getting the wrong results from my FLAASH correction and believe ...
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Will Grass GIS 6s atmospheric correction take raster as input for atmospheric parameters

I am working on atmospheric correction using 6s in Grass 6.4.4 version(i.atcorr module). I want to use raster data set for atmospheric parameters. Presently I am creating an icnd (input condition)...
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How to determine Visibility Map for Atmospheric Correction

As per Grass wiki: https://grasswiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Atmospheric_correction the atmospheric correction could be done using a visibility raster in conjunction with an elevation raster. With regards to ...
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How to interpret 6S atmospheric correction results?

i apply 6S atmospheric correction on Landsat 8 imagery. My study area is in the ocean. After applying 6S atmospheric correction, there is a negative value in my result instead of being between 0 to 1. ...
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comparison of atmospheric correction methods

I have noticed that dos methods for atmospheric corrections are in the section of radiometric correction i.*.toar on GRASS GIS. Does that means that dark object subtraction (DOS) is a method for doing ...
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Make Level-2 Landsat images comparable with Level-2A Sentinel-2 images

Is there a way to make Level-2 Landsat images (e.g. Landsat-5 images ordered from EarthExplorer) comparable with Level-2A Sentinel-2 images? The objective is to calculate water or vegetation indices (...
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Calculating NDVI using Landsat 8- Cloud/Atmospheric Correction

System: Windows 7 Software: Arcmap 10.4.1 Data: Landsat 8, NDVI calculations I am attempting to calculate the NDVI values over my state over a period of 3 months. Naturally, there are going to be ...
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Loading satellite spectral bands in Ipython error

I am quite new to working in the prompt for image analysis and data handling, so I realize this might very well be a very silly problem. In any occasion, I am using my tutor's code in order to ...
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ENVI FLAASH Error

I try to run FLAASH on a Landsat 8 image. I radiometrically corrected the image using FLAASH output parameters using ENVI 5.4. It gives me the error message: ACC error: modrd5:reading archive file ...
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Atmospheric correction of Landsat 7 slc-off images

I am interested in finding the change in land cover particularly forests. I am working with slc-off images (no other sensor images available for my study). I have done the gap-filling in Erdas Imagine ...
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6S atmospheric correction method for Landsat 8

I m not clear with 6S atmospheric correction. which image we use to run 6S atmosphere as an input image to calculate coefficient xa,xb and xc top of atmosphere radiance or top of atmosphere ...
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Maximum Likelihood Classification in ENVI

I am a new ENVI user and I am trying to perform a supervised classification of a Landsat 8 image with the maximum likelihood algorithm. In order to run the classification, I have to insert a Scale ...
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Regarding Atmospheric correction and Elevation DEM Projection system

I am trying to conduct atmospheric adjustment of Landsat 8 image bands using 6s algorithm (i. atcorr grass gis tool). It seems, in the input section, an elevation raster map should be provided. In my ...
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Conversion of Landsat ToA reflectance to BoA reflectance with an equation

I am using temporal datasets from Landsat 5, 7 and 8. Since I have many datasets I would like to include the conversion from ToA(top of atmosphere) to BoA(bottom of atmosphere) reflectance into a ...
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Planetscope images atmospheric correction

I have downloaded an image which is level 3B processed (so I already have surface reflectance), but my assignment is to compare the data values of the SR file with my results. At first I applied ...
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6s atmospheric correction for hyper spectral data

I am trying to customize atmospheric correction for hyper-spectral data. Presently for Landsat I am using the i.atcorr GRASS GIS module. I want to know whether 6S atmospheric correction can be used ...
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Data for atmospheric correction with 6s from Modis [closed]

I want to make an atmospheric correction with Py6S. So, I want to get ozone, water vapor, AOT from Modis - MYD08_D3. I got water vapor from dataset "Atmospheric_Water_Vapor_Mean". The average value ...