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Deleting polygon defined area from multi band raster layer in ArcGIS Desktop?

This is a similar question to Deleting polygon defined area from raster layer in ArcGIS Desktop?, but I need the answer to be able to apply to multi bands since I am working with a RGB file. I have a ...
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Programmatically retrieving Landsat 8 Satellite Images?

I have not been able to find out this myself, but is there a way to programmatically access Landsat 8 Satellite Images? I know that I can go to USGS EarthExplorer to search and browse through the ...
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ArcMap Raster Calculator SetNull not changing value?

I am having issues with the "SetNull" function within the Raster Calculator in ArcMap. I have a landsat 8 image that I separated the bands into their own raster (only working with 6 of them), bands 2-...
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ERDAS mosaicPro from 2D view reference layer is not displayed on top

I am having an issue using the ERDAS mosaicPro from 2D view tool. I am using ERDAS 2015. I have two separate Landsat 8 file bands. Band 1 from one date and Band 1 from another date. I have ran the ...
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Pansharpening for Landsat 8 surface reflectance in Google Earth Engine

I am trying to apply a pan-sharpening process to Landsat 8 surface reflectance product ('LANDSAT/LC08/C01/T1_SR'), however it lacks the panchromatic band, any one has tried using the Landsat 8 TOA ...
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One or more dropped items were invalid and will not be added to the control - Color Balance Mosaic Dataset

I am having some issues dropping a processed Landsat 8 image into the Color Balance Mosaic Dataset. The image has been processed through the following: Atmospheric correction QGIS Pan-sharpening ...
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Fusing Collection 1 Landsat 7 and 8 Surface Reflectance NDVI

I'm fusing L7 & L8 surface reflectance into an NDVI time-series. I'm using the method described in Roy et al. 2016 to convert L7 NDVI to L8 NDVI using a simple regression equation found in table 3:...
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Why mNDWI can detect the shallow water area but ignores the deep water area?

I'm using Landsat 8 in Google Earth Engine to detect the water body in Jiangsu and Zhejiang area, China. The formula is: mNDWI = (Green-SWIR)/(Green+SWIR) I applied this formula to GEE code, and it ...
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Getting out of range output for EVI calculation based on Landsat 8

I will be using this stuff for an MSc project where I am looking at changing EVI over a four year timeperiod in 4 sites in the Amazon to look at changing rodent species abundances. I have got to the ...
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Classification of buildings using USGS Landsat 8 images on Google Earth Engine

I am trying to classify built-up and non-built-up areas in the district of Ambala in India within the time period 2014-17 using a simple classifier model I had created. The model uses 20,000 points ...
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How to see previous years' satellite imagery on GEE?

I have a set of points for which I want to see what built up or non-built areas were around these points in 2014, 2015, 2017 and 2018. When I lay these points (in yellow) on the default satellite ...
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Computing NDVI in ArcMap from Landsat 8 “Analysis-Ready” Surface and TOA Reflectance Products

The internet is full of various contradictory advice on corrections one can make to get NDVI computed from Landsat 8 to fall between -1 and 1. This is for instructional purposes, so I hope to use ...
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How to extract the boundary of a raster image?

I am working in QGIS 2.10.1 and I have the following situation: I have some Landsat8 scenes (different paths and rows) and I want to extract their boundary. My final objective is to superimpose them ...
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ENVI 5.1 - ANN Classification - Background was classified into one of the class

I'm new to Remote Sensing and I'm having trouble in ENVI 5.1 where the background was classified as one of the classes in the ROI I used, which is not right. How can I exclude the background or at ...
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NDVI analysis of LANDSAT 8 imagery in QGIS

I am trying to run an NDVI classification of 2015 multispectral LT8 imagery in QGIS to assess the quality of vegetation cover in regards to habitat suitability for a primate species in northern ...
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Pansharpening Landsat 8 16 bit raster images

Situation: I have merged six Landsat 8 image tiles to one big tile for the bands 4,3 and 2. These are Landsat level 2 products, so already corrected to surface reflectance and need no further ...
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Calculating LST from Landsat 8 in Google Earth Engine?

I'm trying to write a code for Land Surface Temperature (LST) from Landsat 8 images in google earth engine. I'm using the code of this question as a guide and I succeeded at intermediate steps but I ...
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Smoothing/interpolating across images in an ImageCollection to remove missing data

I have some code that is working properly to calculate the monthly NDVI averages for the previous two years from a date but I sometimes have missing data in some of the months and I would like to get ...
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Didn't show all the column while export the CSV file while using Google Earth Engine

I'm trying to calculate the water areas and the statistics of each band for each water areas to see if there are seasonal changes. The exported .csv file only have the columns ("GNIS_ID","AreaSqKm","...
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Is there any specific index for identifiying settlements in remote areas through Landsat or Sentinel images? [closed]

I am trying to identify (especially) small settlements in Nigeria that have no electrification. So is there any index that could help me detect households from Landsat or Sentinel images?
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Landsat bands have negative values

I have downloaded Landsat 8 OLI TIRS collection 1 level 2 data. I know that Level2 has been converted from DNs to TOA reflectance already. However, when I open it in ArcMap, Band 1 and 2 have values ...
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EVI and SAVI indices for Landsat 7 and Landsat 8

I'm trying to run the indices Savi and EVI at landsat 7 & 8. About SAVI I read this from ESRI and explains very good this index. About SAVI I have a question, I will choose buy my self the L ...
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Can't get Landsat-8 images after 2017-06-01 in Google Earth Engine Python

Using the Google Earth Engine Python API, I can get a Landsat-8 TOA image for anytime before 2017-06-01 but not for any dates after that. Getting a Landsat-8 TOA image for before 2017-06-01: from ...
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Using GDALwarp for reprojecting netCDF file?

I am trying to re-project a netCDF file using the gdalwarp command. However, the gdalwarp is giving me a black output. Below is my code: import gdal import osr import netCDF4 from osgeo.gdalconst ...
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Eliminating superfluous raster values using ArcMap?

I have used the raster calculator in ArcMap to calculate the salinity index (RED-NIR/RED+NIR Khan et al.) over a portion of land which was disturbed by the construction of a solar farm. Landsat 8 ...
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Surface Temperature + Air Temperature in Landsat image comparisons

Quick question about relating Landsat Surface Temperature to locally recorded Air Temperature on a given day: Are differences in local air temperature captured by the Landsat ARD ST imaging process? ...
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Is it scientifically correct to pansharpen landsat reflectance product with pan band

I need to know if it is scientifically valid to fuse/pan-sharpen Landsat 8 surface reflectance products with pan band of that respective band? Landsat reflectance product details can be found at here. ...
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Integrating Landsat ETM+ and OLI surface reflectance data

I want to do a time-series analysis on Landsat surface reflectance data for an extended period of time (2005-2018), which requires integration of Landsat 5, 7, and 8. Is there any procedure to make ...
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Landsat 8 - Reflectance Values

I downloaded some Landsat 8 OLI/TIRS C1 Level-1 images from EarthExplorer. I was hoping to get reflectance data out of the blue, green and red band; however, when I opened those images in ArcMap, the ...
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Landsat 8 Level 2 products. Converting Pan & Thermal bands to spectral reflectance

We have downloaded around 20 Landsat Level 2 Surface Reflectance scenes for our AoI. The processed bands available in the downloaded scenes are, as you people know - Aerosol,B,G,R,NIR,SWIR,Cirrus. ...
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Deriving temperature from Landsat (Google Earth Engine)

I've been editting a script to make a time series chart of the temperature. (Original script: https://code.earthengine.google.com/2b2c4e1ece6ac2a201f8e854c34cd577 ) The issue is that I don't know what ...
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Google Earth Engine exported image looks different from map rendered on screen

I am creating a composite image of Landsat 8 OLI of Okinawa and want to export the true color image to my google drive as a tif file. I was able to successfully download it, but the image (img2) looks ...
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Removing pixels in band using an inequality in Google Earth Engine?

My current code: https://code.earthengine.google.com/5ff735e22e894a6c1b5ddc628cfccae7 I have an inequality from line 99-106. I want this inequality to assign a value of 1 to all pixels that satisfy ...
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Landsat 8 cloud band: how to understand their (bit) coding?

I am trying to understand how to use the Lansdat 8 cloud quality band. The user guide L8_Surface-Reflectance-Code-LASRC-Product-Guide.pdf does not explain much, but just gives tables (Table 7-1, 7-2 ...
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Efficient way to check sample points on many Landsat scenes?

I want to do an accuracy assessment for an annual burned area map (large area - whole country). I have random sampling points which I need to check in simple burned - not burned categories but ...
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Improve washed out blurry composite Landsat 8 image in QGIS

I want to create a composite image using Landsat 8 bands. I followed the steps to do so (creation of virtual layer, high resolution, separate) and adjusted the bands' colors (red 4; green 3; blue 2) ...
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How can I set multiple values to null in one raster and replace all other values with another raster?

I am working with Landsat8 cloud data (BQA.tiff). I would like to set all medium and high confidence cloud/cloud shadow values (values listed below) to null and replace all other values in this image ...
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Filter Specific dates in Google Earth Engine?

I've called Landsat8 images from 2014 to 2019 using filter date function. But I don't know how can I call Landsat8 images only for June, July, and August from 2014 to 2019? Map.centerObject(geometry);...
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gdal nearblack increases file size. Is this expected behaviour?

I ran gdal - nearblack on a Landsatlook image with geographic reference as follows: nearblack -o c:\test\test_nearblack.TIF -of GTiff c:\test\LC08_L1TP_179044_20181228_20181228_01_RT.tif The input ...
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How to de-stripe a Landsat 8 band with python?

I am working with Landsat 8 images and some of the bands have striping, e.g.: I've been going down a rabbit hole by looking for a solution for this. Does anyone know a python library that could be ...
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Exporting entire ImageCollection in Google Earth Engine using geetools for JavaScript or Python for Windows?

I am very new to ee and am trying to export a collection to my drive, after masking for clouds and clipping to myregion... tried to follow the advice in this answer https://stackoverflow.com/questions/...
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i.atcorr [GRASS] - has anyone used it and actually had success?

I am trying to apply i.atcorr to a landsat mosaic with GRASS. These are my 6S parameters: 18 01 31 22.10 178.940 -17.263 1 1 0 0.115 -0.270 -1000 116 Everytime I run it, it returns me a raster ...
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Do I need to do Radiometric Normalization for time series analysis, if I'm using L2_Landsat8_SR data?

I'm doing some forest change detection across several years using L2_Landsat8 Surface Reflectance data. And I am implementing the method available in R (landsat::relnorm) for relative radiometric ...
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Tiling automation of landsat 8 images?

I have a grid (can be in shapefile and can be also in coordinates) and I need to know how can I create tilings with it to Landsat 8 images (16 bit images), selecting the output tile size, the overlap. ...
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Google Earth Engine pull least cloudy Landsat scene by location using conditional

My goal is to write code that will pull all Landsat 8 scenes available for a given month in a given year for the US, add a cloud score band to each image, and if there are multiple images for the same ...
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Black vertical lines on exported image from Google Earth Engine

I tried to export the NDVI obtained from the Landsat 8 Surface Reflectance Collection in Google Earth Engine and I keep on getting black lines in my final export. Everything looks fine when displaying ...
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Pansharpening many L8 images in folder?

I want to pansharpen several true color and panchromatic Landsat-8 images in a folder using open source tools (GDAL, Python). File names are of format: L8_2018-09-25T18-17-51_TrueColor_ERaymond.tiff ...
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Landsat 8 Band Value Range

I'm confused as to the range of brightness values associated with Landsat 8 Bands. I know that for Landsat 7 and below it has always been 0 - 255 but some of the literature indicates that Landsat 8 ...
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Normalizing negative pixel values in a GeoTIFF with GDAL in Python

I have a GeoTIFF pulled from Google Earth Engine. I'm using the following code to see the red values of each pixel: from osgeo import gdal gdal.UseExceptions() ds = gdal.Open(myfile) band = ds....
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how i calculate land surface temperature using landsat 8 in Envi 5.1

I am doing research about land surface temperature using Landsat 8 image. However, I have a problem with them. I have read document from Landsat.org, but i can not do it in Envi. Could you help me ...