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ERDAS IMAGINE is a remote sensing application with raster graphics editor abilities designed by ERDAS for geospatial applications.

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Remote Sensing Indices for urban expansion

Apart from NDBI, could you name a few indices for urban expansion? I have done some search on google but haven't found anything that could help me. Perhaps, What I'm interested is also: road/...
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How to remove band from stack in ERDAS 2013?

I have a Landsat 8 scene where I have stacked 11 bands. I need to remove one band from the stacked layer. Is there a toolbox in ERDAS 2013 that allows me to take out a band? I am aware that ENVI 5....
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IR/R could not detect when using landsat 8 in ERDAS 2014 Is there a alternative way around?

I'm using ERDAS 2014 and I upgraded from ERDAS 2013. I am doing a lot of band indices for various kinds of such as clay, ferrous, Mineral composite and so on.. from landsat 8. Using the indices in ...
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Erdas Imagine 2014 - Mosaicing SPOT 6 image tiles with seamless colour generation

I have several SPOT 6 image tiles and every time I mosaic the images the final image comes out with different colors, with each depicting the various tiles(image scenes) used in the mosaic. The ...
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MODIS image reprojection/ change coordinate system in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have downloaded Utah state shapefile in NAD_1983_UTM_Zone_12N projection and also downloaded the MODIS image of the area (MOD09Q1) in .hdf format which has sinusoidal projection. the .hdf format ...
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Mysterious Problems with .IGE file [closed]

I'm trying to manipulate an .IGE file, which I understand is a raster data format developed by Erdas Imagine. The data I've downloaded is the National Land Cover Database (NLCD) 2006 Percent Developed ...
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What exactly does hill shade or Shaded relief , if performed on SRTM DEM will output?

Two questions actually. Does shaded relief or hill shade outputs mean "expelling of shadows"? For a vast country like India, how to prepare a map from SRTM DEM, which does not have any shadow effects?...
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Large Rasters in ArcGIS & MapInfo [closed]

My geoscientists like to work with MapInfo and ArcGIS. I require a common 1 band raster format that can hold obscene amounts of data without damaging the data (compression). I have tried .tif and ...
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What are pros and cons of forcing square pixels on reprojection?

I am using Erdas Imagine 2014 to reproject 4-band raster data from GRS 1980 NAD83 Lambert Conformal Conic (ft) to UTM GRS 1980 NAD83 North UTM Zone 11 (m). Unlike ArcGIS, Erdas provides the option to ...
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Cloud/Shadow Masking: How to shift a cloud mask in Erdas/ArcMap/Py Script

I have the task to mask out cloud cover in approximately 20 landsat 8 scenes. Creating the cloud mask for the "white part" is easy, but I need help in addressing the clouds shadow. General ...
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How to create an image of maximum pixel values from an input layer-stack image in ERDAS Imagine?

I have 12 MODIS images (one of each month). I want to create a single image having maximum annual pixel values for each pixel. I did layer stacking operation in Erdas Imagine 13, but how to extract ...
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Division by zero error in Erdas imagine 2014

I'm running a Model maker to divide a couple of rasters. The function is as follows: ($n1_band1 / $n2_band2)* 100 There is no zero in both images (both of them are integers). However, I'm still ...
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How to create animation from raster data?

I have some NDVI and precipitation/temperature images at the monthly time step from Jan, 2005 to Dec, 2008. I need to create animation image to show the temporal change. How can I do this? Is it ...
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AVHRR Max NDVI product

I'm trying to take a max annual NDVI product derived from AVHRR and relate it to a specific area that I'm examining.This requires me to identify the region of interest based on Landsat scenes, and ...
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Batch process to get single band image from stacked image using ArcGIS, ERDAS or ENVI?

Can you help me to extract a single band image from stacked multiband image. Totally, 260 image has been stacked. When I do to this, it will take a long time. So I'd like to know there is any batch ...
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how to do change detection in ERDAS

I'd like to ask a really simple question. I want to obtain the size of unchanged, decreased, and increased area etc (just like shown in image below) from 2 classification images in 2000 and 2007. How ...
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Looking for simple software to compare two Landsat Images

At uni I used ERDAS imagine to view two rasters at the same time and it had various viewers for comparing them. I'm looking for something that has a slider so that I can see the differences between ...
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Filtering out wastelands,scrubs,swamps, grasslands etc from LULC for India using ERDAS IMAGINE Model maker?

I have a LULC for India. i need to filter out non-agricultural, non-builtup, non-waterbody, non-forest. simply wastelands,scrubs,swamps, grasslands etc. Please how to filter these using ERDAS IMAGINE ...
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Shapefile Conversion to ERDAS Signature editor

I'm trying to run a supervised classification for an image. I was working with it in ArcMap and created some training data. I wanted to see if I could get a better result with Erdas Imagine using the ...
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How can I split one band from 3 stacked layer image by ERDAS IMAGINE?

I have a 3 layers stacked image, each layer represents a band ratio for lithology extractions for geological purposes. I need to separate each layer separately how can I do this by using erdas ...
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NDVI image value changes from -1 to 1 in ENVI to 0-255 in ArcGIS Desktop and ERDAS Imagine?

When i open NDVI image in ENVI, its value is still within the range (-1 to 1). But when I open this NDVI image in ERDAS and ArcGIS Desktop, its value is 0-255. What does it mean? Is the NDVI ...
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What is a DTM in Grid format?

A client asked us for a group of files of DTM in Grid Format. And my question is, what is this DTM in Grid format? O maybe its same of DEM? Is it possible to convert from DEM gray scale format to DTM ...
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Erdas Imagine 2011 removing points from polygons

I've been running into an issue with Erdas Imagine 2011. I have been creating training sites in a polygon shapefile to use with a decision tree classifier but it seems like the software keep ...
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Remove clumps of pixels in R

I would like to remove isolated pixels (or clumps of pixels <9) from my raster image. library(raster) # create some raster data r <- raster(ncols=12, nrows=12) set.seed(0) r[] <- round(runif(...
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Atmospheric correction for Landsat 8 in ERDAS?

I am attempting to run some classification on Landsat 8 imagery, however, I need to perform atmospheric correction on the images in order to reveal true spectral signatures. I am using ERDAS, and the ...
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Conflict with ArcGIS for Desktop and Erdas Emagine on same PC? [duplicate]

I already installed ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop. The problem is when I install th Erdas Imagine 8.6 that specify above. So, could you help me in order to run both software products in one PC.
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Running ERDAS Imagine and ArcGIS Desktop on same machine? [closed]

ArcGIS Desktop 10 and ERDAS 8.7 were already installed in my computer. But I want to open both programs at the same time. If ArcGIS can open properly, ERDAS cann't open and vice verse, showed that ...
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Does calculating statistics in ERDAS change raster values?

I've been under the impression that calculating or recalculating statistics in ERDAS doesn't actually modify an image, but I notice when I do this that when I look at the image file in windows ...
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Why does the undefined “ghost classes” arise during supervised classification in ERDAS IMAGINE?

After a supervised classification in ERDAS IMAGINE I have some undefined "ghost classes" in the attribute table. Also have a look at this youtube video at about 7:12. I'm wondering why they arise and ...
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Data format in ERDAS IMAGINE 2014?

I performed radiometric correction analysis on Landsat 8 image ( format: integer unsigned 16 bit) in ERDAS IMAGIN 2014. However, the output image would be created if I could select format: float 32 ...
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Opening image in ERDAS Imagine

I am trying to open a .img image fil in ERDAS Imagine and I keep getting the message "End of file reading dictionary" with ERDAS not responding. The program gets stuck here and I have to shut it down. ...
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Replacing Raster Values in Ras1 with Ras2

I have two rasters Ras1 and Ras2. I want to change the Ras1. In Ras1, there are few areas, lines, points I am interested having nodata cells and wrong data cells.(limited to interested areas only ...
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ERROR in Resolution Merge using ERDAS IMAGINE 2013

I have attached an example image to show the problem: When i have to Resolution Merge, it will come error this process. How to solve this problem? I would like some suggestions regarding this error.
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Pro vs Con on using export to JPEG or JP2000 files for large imagery files

What is the preference among GIS Specialist and Remote Sensing Specialist using the JPEG vs JP2000. Yes, I am aware of other compressed files such as ECW or MrSID... I am more of concern of how to ...
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What is the Pro or Cons for mosaic 30 GB jp2000?

Has anyone tried mosaic jp2000 imagery in ERDAS, ArcGIS , ENVI or any softwares that they have accomplished ? I have three jp2000 files that is total about 28.1 GB that I want to mosaic with ?
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Is TOA reflectance in floating point or DN? [closed]

After converting at radiance to TOA reflectance,is going to be in DN or floating point.
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Georeferencing aerial photos when only centroid is known using ArcGIS for Desktop or ERDAS Imagine?

I have heaps of aerial photos that need to be georeferenced. I have access to ArcMap and ERDAS. All I am given is an excel sheet with the centroid coordinates of each image. Each photo covers ...
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Open Source Alternatives to ERDAS IMAGINE ATCOR?

I have been using ERDAS IMAGINE's ATCOR extension for ATmospheric CORrection of ASTER imagery. What opensource options exist for atmospheric correction of ASTER Level 1B products? I'm primarily ...
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How to workaround large mosaic process which is failing?

I need to mosaic about 550Gb of tif imagery together and the software I have tried keeps failing. The area has been split into zones so that the smallest has approx 200 tiles. I have used the latest ...
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Methods of cloud shadow detection for Landsat data?

Detecting clouds doesn't seem to be much of a problem, rather the challenge is in selecting cloud-shadow classes that don't also include coastal areas, agriculture, etc. For a project I'm working on, ...
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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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/1.#IND error in ERDAS

I was applying the vegetation index ($n1_ttc0003r_16(2) - $n1_ttc0003r_16(4)) / ($n1_ttc0003r_16(2) + $n1_ttc0003r_16(4)) to a multispectral image, and the raster resulting on this operation had all ...
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Retrieving Aerosol Optical Depth (AOT) from Landsat multispectral data

I need to retrieve Aerosol Optical Depth from Landsat multispectral datasets. Has anyone successfully tried something like that before?
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1m cell size equivalent value in decimal degree

I'm doing re-sampling pixel size in ERDAS 2014,I'm using input image(Indian terrain) in GCS_WGS_84 projection. Now I have to keep out put cell size as 1m,what is the 1m equvivalent value in Decimal ...
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Creating batch file from ERDAS IMAGINE Spatial Modeler?

How to create batch file from the ERDAS IMAGINE Spatial Modeler? I want to do the same process to different input images, something similar which we can do by batch processing of the existing ...
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How to avoid background zero values in erdas imagine model maker? [duplicate]

Does anyone know how to avoid background black color/ zero value in background pixels in processed images using erdas imagine? Particularly in model maker. It's confusing in statistical calculation.
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Calculating TOA reflectance from Radiance using Erdas Imagine for a Spot2 image

Using the SPOT equation ρ = π L/[E cos (θs) d-²] to calculate TOA reflectance from Radiance. L was calculated using this equation [L = (X/A) + B] d was calculated by converting date to julian day ...
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Could not open/read USGS raster file

I could not open/read the following .img file. The document below says it is a raster file. http://edc2.usgs.gov/1KM/land_sea_mask.php I tried to open it using many ways such as Q-Gis software, and ...
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Rectification of a lot of images using ERDAS IMAGINE

I want to rectify many images of same area but different dates at a time in ERDAS Imagine 1 I did this using Batch processing but I have no out put. Second I did reproject many images using Batch ...
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same RMS error for different resolution data

if i rectify a low resolution data and high resolution data and both have same RMS error =1 then what would be rectify more accurately? means for which resolution this error is more acceptable ...