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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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How to overlay Radiance (Top-of Atmospheric radiance) over Digital Numbers Image?

I am trying to process INSAT-3D images, which contain six different bands. I have to extract each and every band form the .h5 data file, so when I extract first band (MIR) band form the data set, I ...
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Run an ERDAS Imagine pmdl (or bcf) via Python?

How (or is it) possible to run an Erdas Imagine .pmdl model from a Python script? I have successfully run .eml models but cannot get the syntax right for .pmdl Here is what the line I want to run ...
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How to create Strips with GCP point distribution for raw GeoEye satellite imagery?

I have raw GeoEye satellite imagery, I just want some guidelines for creating a strip map with GCP distribution. We need to make orthorectification for raw GeoEye satellite imagery, I think it's ...
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Why image do not color match when many Landsat images are mosaicked in ERDAS?

When I try to mosaic Landsat images in ERDAS I get as result image with discordance in colors. I tried histogram matching but no success. The images were captured between March and May.
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Using Python script to stack layers from multiple directories and produce multiple outputs in ERDAS?

I am using ERDAS Imagine 2013 and am trying to create a Python script that takes lists created in another script containing the path to each scene's raw data folder and base image ID's (for example ...
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Segmentation Image used to classify RGB image in ERDAS and GIS

My ERDAS 2013 does not have the advanced Image Objective Extension for feature extraction.. I am using thus the tool Image Segmentation (Unsupervised -> Image Segmentation) to classify my RGB image ......
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Importing GPS coordinates to extract multiple DN values in ERDAS

I have a set of GPS points (stored as a csv for now) and would like to import these points to ERDAS to find the DN values associated with each location. I am able to import a SHP to ERDAS but the ...
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Extract road defects from terrestrial LiDAR, in Erdas 2012 or ArcGIS10.1

I'd like to extract road defects from a lidar point cloud. So, wherever a road surface drops or raises by a few mm relative to 100 cm around it. I know it's possible but I just can't find or figure ...
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ENVISAT ASAR .N1 file is not being opened by ERDAS IMAGINE 2011

I am not able to open ENVISAT ASAR .N1 file in ERDAS IMAGINE 2011. The software has direct read option for files of this format. Whenever I try to open the file, software closes automatically giving ...
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How to change the order of a raster in order to create mosaic with MosaicPro (Erdas 9.2)?

Is there a way to reorder the input files so I can control which ones are on top of the others?
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HCS resolution merge (artifacts and dead pixels)

I try to use ATCOR and HCS resolution merge to preprocess urban Worldview-2 data. Applying the HCS algorithm without initial atmospheric/radiometric correction works just fine, but if I apply ATCOR ...
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How to copy/move Mosaic Dataset to another location?

On my previous question on Mosaic Dataset vs. ERDAS 2011 Is ERDAS 2011 or ArcGIS 10.1 best to use when mosaicking 100's of ECW image files?, I did research for a bit was wondering what happens if you ...
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Using sieve filter in ERDAS Imagine and/or ArcGIS for Desktop?

Where can i use a sieve filter for my supervised classification? Can i do it in Erdas Imagine or in ArcGIS? I can't find it anywhere.
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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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Extraction of monthly image from two-16 day images?

I need to combine two-16 day NDVI image into monthly NDVI image. To do this, what kind of function and formula are used in ENVI, ArcGIS Desktop or ERDAS?
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Mask raster cells within only

I am using the Extract by Mask tool in ArcGIS. The tool is extracting all the cell that intersect the masking layer. Is there a process to mask only the cells that fall completely within the making ...
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How to determine soil moisture index values from reflectance values in a satellite image?

I'm working on determination of soil moisture by remote sensing. I would like to know how we can determine soil moisture index values from reflectance values in LANDSAT TM images.
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Activating swipe tool in ERDAS imagine?

I am having a problem trying to enable (activate) the swipe tool in ERDAS imagine. I used to use it but due to some reason the tool is deactivated. Is there a way?
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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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How to rescale data ranges in ERDAS?

I have an Normalized Difference Vegetation Index(NDVI) and Enhanced vegetation index (EVI) layer and I want to re-scale their data ranges to value ranges from 0–to–1, in order to optimally stretch the ...
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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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Masking an image in Erdas using Thematic Image, the mask comes out looking wrong and completely different than input image

I am trying to mask out shadows and clouds in a WV2 8-band image. I classified an image to identify the shadows and clouds and then using the mask took in erdas used the classified image to mask out ...
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Histograms in Erdas Imagine staying grey

When I open the metadata in Erdas Imagine 2016 of a raster file (I tried several different raster files) the histogram at the histogram button stays grey. I already tried to change the setting of NAs ...
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Classified image color in Erdas Imagine

I've a ArcMap classified image in tiff format. I want to open it in Erdas for further Accuracy assessment. How to open the image in Erdas with same color ramp as it is given after classification?
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How to keep the georeferencing data from ArcGIS when importing rasters into Erdas imagine?

I have a bunch of WWII Aerial images that I georeferenced in ArcMap and when I load them in Imagine they are being displayed as plain rasters. I tried the Import Data tool, converted the georeferenced ...
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Black edge (NoData pixels) in Landsat 8 color correction in ERDAS

My boss asked me to mosaic and color-balance multiple Landsat 8 tiles for presentation. I tried to do that in ERDAS but it returned weird result as below: Obviously it's the black edges or nodata ...
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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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Problems using ATCOR for Erdas Imagine '13

An output from ATCOR processing (besides an atmospheric correction and dehazing) is expected to be an image containing true reflectance values (instead of raw input DNs). As far as I know such data ...
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How to create an Erdas batch list file (.bls) using Python?

How can I generate the Erdas batch list file (.blf) using Python? For example, I want to run a 5x5 median filter in the Batch Command Editor using a subset of images within a folder. Erdas provides ...
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Creating training areas for parametric classifcation

I am creating a signature file for a supervised classification for a subset of a LANDSAT image. I know what classes I would like to create, and have identified ideal areas for training. However, I am ...
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How to remove sandy dots in an image?

I am processing a LandSAT image for geological purposes. After some processing there are so many sandy dots in the image. To get clear geological formation as a polygon I want to remove small sandy ...
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ERDAS Imagine ecw compression settings

We have some jp2 or img satellite images that we compress to .ecw using ERDAS Imagine. We have realized that with some images we are losing too much information while doing that. What i wanted to ask ...
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change spatial resolution

I have two types of image, one of them is a TRMM image with 0.25 degree cells and the other one is a MODIS image with 1 km spatial resolution. How can I change my TRMM image resolution to 1 km ...
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Converting ERDAS (*.img) file into headerless binary file?

I am having trouble converting an ERDAS (*.img) file into a headerless binary file. I want to use those images in the TIMESAT program. I'm trying to do this in IDRISI 32 but there is an error ...
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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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how to remove the color formed on the edge of satellite image?

my AOI requires two scene of satellite image but when I try to mosaic the images using ERDAS imagine, the color of the edge is seen forming black line after mosaic! so please how can I remove the ...
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Smooth mosaicking of smaller orthomosaics to form a homogenous mosaic

This image below is generated using Erdas Imagine where I used mosaicpro tool to create a super mosaic of orthomosaics generated using PIX4d I used following options: Color Balancing Color Dodging ...
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Exporting many TIFFs issues in ERDAS Imagine 2016?

I have been having an issue with exporting TIFFs on my ERDAS Imagine 2016. The version is 16.00.0000 Build 650. When I need to run a batch to export many TIFFs and it would export one but then it ...
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How to make subset from satellite images without getting empty border?

I have Landsat 5-8 images, and after creating subset for the area of interest there is an empty border on the image as black part. How to remove it or how to create subset without it? Here is the view ...
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single feature probability in ERDAS object-oriented classification

I'm using ERDAS for my UAV image classification (consists 6 land cover types) and I performed the first step of Object-oriented classification, Single Feature Probability (SFP). It outputted a ...
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How to apply Melt Area Detection Index to MODIS imagery?

I am working with some MODIS imagery for a project (I'm relatively new to remote sensing) using MOD09GA, and hoping to apply a melt area detection index (MADI) to images to calculate melt day length ...
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How to spatial subset (clip) TerraSAR-X SSC data (.cos) using vector files and one of the softwares (ENVI, PCI Geomatica, Erdas Imagine, etc)?

I have SSC data of San Francisco which I have extracted their extent as a KML file using: SARscape > Import Data > SAR Spaceborne > TerraSAR-X Then through some operations in ArcGIS, I have ...
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NDVI error in ERDAS

I have created a NDVI image from Landsat 7 data using ERDAS (veg_NDVI.gmd). This model was already in ERDAS 9.3. After creation the final output visually highlighting vegetative areas but the value ...
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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 Error: Performance warning: Covariance calculation requires stack processing but input layer stack isn't suitable. How to solve it?

I am collecting signatures right now and when I am adding them to the Signature Editor Erdas says: Performance warning: Covariance calculation requires stack processing but input layer stack isn'...
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Erdas gmdx to gmd?

I have some spatial models in gmdx format which I couldn't open in erdas 9.2. Is there any way to open gmdx files into erdas 9.2?
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Where do I find the covariance matrix in Erdas Imagine?

I've just run a principal components analysis on a Landsat image and am trying to calculate my factor loadings. I'm using the textbook Digital Image Processing by John Jenson as a guide and it says ...
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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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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.