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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Atmospheric correction using FLAASH

I want to run atmospheric correction on my Landsat TM5 picture using FLAASH (ENVI 4.8) but when I input radiance image (BIL format) into it, then this message is shown: "Enter ASCII filename ...
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Atmospheric correction and difference(s) between ATCOR and FLAASH [closed]

Talking about atmospheric correction, I'm interested in knowing the difference between ATCOR and FLAASH given that both are based on MODTRAN. Anyone happened to know this or have a recommended text?
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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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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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Atmospheric correction with FLAASH

I see that people have suggested this post correction equation ((b1 le 0)*0+(b1 ge 10000)*1+(b1 gt 0 and b1 lt 10000)*float(b1)/10000) for atmospheric correction using FLAASH (where surface ...
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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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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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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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atmospheric correction with PCI

I'm not very experienced in this. I am atmospherically correcting Landsat 8 images with ATCOR module in PCI Geomatica. I see that my final output reflectance values are not between 0.1 to 1.0, ...
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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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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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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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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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Pre-processing in remote sensing [duplicate]

I have a bit of confusion on the pre-processing of remote sensed images. Do atmospheric correction methods such as Dark Object Subtraction convert the DN into reflectance values? If not, it is ...
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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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How to change time zone for netcdf file

For example, I have a netcdf file from WRF model, and its time zone is in UTM 00. I want to change the time zone to UTM 08, how to achieve that?
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PCI Geomatica ATCOR error with RapidEye images

I'm doing atmospheric corrections to RapidEye images with ATCOR in PCI Geomatica 2014. However, there are serious salt-and-pepper type errors in the outcome bands 4 and 5. These errors only occur when ...
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Issues related to lack of Landsat 8 Metadata usage in i.landsat.toar run [duplicate]

In my application of i.landsat.toar, I am coming across an issue for which there is previous precedence. LANDSAT 8 i.landsat.toar error GRASS 7 Computer Basics: Data Used: Landsat 8; Operating ...
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How to determine Grass (i.atcorr) tool control file's “visibility for the aerosol model [km]” value

In Grass, the Atmospheric Correction tool (i.atcorr) reference do not provide information with regards to the parameter "visibility for the aerosol model [km]"stated in the control file.I have ...
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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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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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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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How to determine aerosol model value for i.atcorr in GRASS? (Using Aeronet data)

I am trying to conduct atmospheric correction of landsat 8 image using i.atcorr of Grass GIS. In thıs regard, I need to know Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD) as stated in Grass wiki page. I've found some ...
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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 using Grass

I am using i.atcorr for atmospheric correction in Grass6.4.4. I would like to add Landsat8 sensor to my project(build). If I copy the iwave.cpp file from grass 7, I get error messages. Do I need to ...
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Atmospheric correction using ENVI Flaash

I want to perform atmospheric correction of both Landsat 7 and Landsat 8 data. I am using ENVI 4.5. What scale factor should I choose for Landsat 7 and Landsat 8? Plese suggest.
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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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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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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 ...