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Disable readdir on open in gdal_translate when using /vsicurl/

I'm using /vsicurl/ file handler to read Landsat 8 data out of S3. Following GDAL documentation "to minimize the total number of HTTP requests outside of the target GeoTIFF file" I set ...
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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 to remove black pixels in Landsat image

Does anyone know how I can remove these black pixels around the edge of this Landsat image? They appeared when I layer-stacked the bands in ERDAS IMAGINE - they were not there in the separate band ...
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Mask clouds across multiple images using Google Earth Engine

I Have multiple Landsat8 images at the same place in different years. I want to have a cloud mask for each image, then merge the mask so that all images will be masked with a same aggregated mask. I'...
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Google Earth Engine: Prevent Cloud mask algorithm for Landsat-8 from removing coastline lines

I'm a new Google Earth Engine user an I am trying to remove clouds on Landsat image using cloud mask. However, the cloud mask removes even the shoreline lines, not the clouds. I don't know why. Is ...
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Remove near black borders on Landsat 8 overview images

I want to eliminate near black pixels around edges of Landsat-8 overview. I'm interested in doing it not for the entire image but some extent, so I clipped it. I tried using GDAL nearblack utility, ...
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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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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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Calculating indices such as NDVI or NDSI on Landsat 8 imagery whose pixel type is 16 bit signed integer?

I am trying to calculate an NDSI (Normalized Difference Snow Index) using Landsat 8 OLI level 1 imagery atmospherically corrected in ERDAS ATCOR using raster calculator in ArcMap. NDSI is used to to ...
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Why don't Landsat 8 image extents match WRS2 polygons?

The question doesn't need too many explanations, but the following picture illustrate the problem very well. I sort of understand why they don't match on width. The satellite drifts away of its path ...
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Computing stats with data ignore values - ENVI classic

I'm using ENVI classic (5.4.1) and trying to compute basic statistics from a Landsat-8 scene. When I mask out certain pixels (water set to 'No Data', for instance) the built-in ENVI statistics still ...
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ESPA-API for Landsat scene downloads

I've been trying to automatically download Landsat scenes with espa-api ( https://github.com/USGS-EROS/espa-api) However I'm having a big issue with this api right now, that is the long waiting time ...
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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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Layer Stack 6 Landsat8 bands

I have 6 images from Landsat 8 (Green,Red,NIR,SWIR1,SWIR2,NDVI). When I want to layerstack them with "Merge" I always get a result tif which is just black and white, however I can see that all 6 bands ...
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Right Orfeo Toolbox Segmentation input

I made this tutorial. I used Landsat 8 bands (1-7), which I atmospheric corrected with DOS and converted to 8-bit. After that I layer stacked the pre processed band (1-7), clipped a little part with a ...
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Resample Landsat 8 to 60m Resolution

I have two Landsat images for the same study area. One of them in 1975 (Landsat 2 MSS with 60m resolution) and the other in 2014 (Landsat8 OLI with 30m resolution). I want to do change detection ...
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Exporting GEE satellite imagery to Numpy array

I'm trying to extract LANDSAT-8 images around a lat/lon location, using the Google Earth Engine API for Python. Specifically, I want to generate a bounding box of 1km by 1km around my point, and ...
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Extracting raster NDVI images for summer months over several years (GEE and LANDSAT)

I want to extract NDVI raster image that is including only NDVI band over a certain region (noted as point) for summer months over several years. I am working with Landsat 8 and the time frame is June,...
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EVI in Google Earth Engine

I calculated the EVI for a Landsat image from -1 to 1. However, when I use the inspector tool in GEE and click around on my image, I see I have values less than -1. Is there something wrong with my ...
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Plot polygon within Landsat tile bounds

I have a TIFF file (Landsat8 tile) and a polygon of a burned area, I would like to plot only the polygon appropriately within the bounds of the TIFF and save that as an image however I am struggling. ...
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Quarterly composites for calculating NDVI and EVI

I am trying to create a code that could be helpful for making quarterly composites from 2013 to 2016 in order to calculate NDVI and EVI. I have figured out this code: var start = ee.Date('2013-01-01');...
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Missing Data in Landsat 7 and 8 (NOT due to Scan line Error)

I have created numerous annual median composites of Landsat 7 and 8 data using Earth Engine Python API. For some reason, there are some parts of the subset showing as no data (Figure1), despite there ...
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The LST inversion results of Landsat 8 using MW are biased

I am trying to use GEE to realize MW to invert LST, but I have a problem. I don't know what went wrong.The result of my calculation is out of kilter.For the scene of Landsat 8 calculated on August 31, ...
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Error in Built Up area Classification using Landsat 8 in google earth engine ( SVM, RF and Cart)

I am using Earth Engine to Classify an area using supervised classification with a combination of reflectance bands and indices. The built-up area gets mixed with fallow land (bare soil) and I have ...
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How to apply convolutional neural network over a time series of Landsat images

I am implementing a fully convolutional neural network (specifically U-Net) over a time series of Landsat 8 images to predict land cover change. I am following the demo notebook for the predictions. ...
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Is there a way to bulk download Landsat data through cmd prompt or Python?

I know I can download landsat data through earth explorer and they have their own Bulk Downloader here: https://lta.cr.usgs.gov/EEHelp/BulkDownloadApplication But I am wondering if there is ...
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How to add different NDVI layers of Landsat 8 data from 2014 to 2019 to a map in Google Earth Engine?

I am trying to calculate NDVI for each month and masking NDVI images with lte(0) filter to identify water bodies and show the timelapse between encroachment area of waterbodies in different years and ...
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Subtract two pixels-only- layers using rectangle extent

I have coe in GEE that calcultes the NDVI in a given polygon, from 2000 (based on landsat 7) and 2019 (landsat 8) ,create for each one a layer with pixels that their NDVI value is higher than 0.3 and ...
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How to export NDWI images one by one?

I am using GEE and I'm pretty new with this engine. I'm trying to download several images from Landsat collection. I provide the script for you. Here is my question: How can I download each NDWI ...
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Fraction of vegetation calculation for the whole Landsat Image Collection with Google Earth Engine

I'm trying to calculate Land Surface Temperature for my image Collection of 294 Landsat 8 images. I've calculated NDVI and try to apply the solution given in the previous question: Calculating LST ...
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Image error polynominal transfomation

I'm georeferencing a Landsat 8 oli no QGIS trip. I include the control points and the system calculates the residuals for each point. At the end it indicates the polynominal mean error of the ...
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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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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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Get a large area landsat 8 metadata from earth-engine

Obviously the code below will returned null because there's no picture in landsat 8 will contain such a large area. #python geometry = ee.Geometry.Polygon( [[73.0, 25.0], [73.0, 49.0], ...
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Centroid latitude/longitudes of Landsat pixels

I was successful in getting centroid coordinates for pixels in Sentinel 2A image (10m by 10m). But Landsat (30m by 30 m) posed a problem. from osgeo import gdal # Open tif file ds = gdal.Open('C:\\...
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How to preprocess and remove noisy data from Landsat-8 image Bands for ndvi time-series analysis

I'm working on satellite image processing, I'm calculating NDVI for time series analysis and vegetation prediction. I'm having a tough time removing the noisy data like, Cloud coverage Haze Cloud ...
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RS&GIS plugin produces no outputs

I'm trying to look at some landsat images and thought I would give the RS&GIS a go, as a way of creating true and false colour composites. I'd like to visually inspect the vegetation my project ...
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Extracting data from satellite tiff file in .nc format?

I'm working with Landsat-8 satellite images and sometimes I need to open real values (numbers) for example as a simple excel table (or similar). These my steps for getting TOA reflection in QGIS: ...
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How to export image on google earth engine for large area?

The area that i have been work have about 159695,938 km² and I am mapping the deforestion on this with NDVI. I had to use 2 years to remove all the clouds (eg. 2015-01-31 , 2016-12-31) using a reducer....
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Error in GRASS i.pansharpen - No images are generated

I´m trying to run the algorithm "i.pansharpen" in QGIS 2.18.8 , Win. 7_64bit. I´ve tried with rasters (Landsat 8 images) in 8bit and 16 bit unsigned and differents methods (brovey and IHS) but i ...
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Finding Land Surface Temperature in across 4 continuous images in ArcGIS 10

I'm trying to find Land Surface Temperature of 4 continuous Landsat8 images in ArcGIS. I was able to calculate them as individual panels (using these two videos as guidelines: https://www.youtube.com/...
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RGB Image Metadata

How to extract metadata of landsat-8 multi spectral image.(RGB Formation). I have processed the image, taken out RGB Bands, cropped it and now want the metadata of the combined stack/brick. Using ...
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Landsat 8 mosaic

When I tried to mosaic two Landsat-8 images in ARC GIS 10.4, I found overlaps area after mosaic and it appears as sharp line and it looks like two images with different colors. I want to make them as ...
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view zenith angle of MODIS surface reflectance product and Landsat 8

I have a MODIS daily surface reflectance product (MYD09GA) which I'd like to validate Landsat 8 image with. I want to obtain pixels that only fall within the view zenith angle of Landsat 8 ( 0 - 7.5). ...
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Process Landsat8 data in AWS S3 from EC2 instance

I'm wondering what is the best way of processing huge amounts of Landsat8 images stored in the AWS S3 buckets from an Ec2 instance located in the same availability zone. Should I download the scenes ...
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Why are Landsat-8 derived NDVI values higher than SAVI values?

I have calculated NDVI and SAVI vegetation indices for a landsat-8 image. I am unexpectedly getting higher values for the NDVI than SAVI. What may be causing these unusual results? NDVI=0.46 SAVI=0....
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Enhancing/smoothing Landsat 8 image using ArcGIS Online?

I understand that Landsat 8 is 30m resolution, but is there any technique that can be used to smooth/enhance the NDVI or Agriculture Landsat layers in an ArcGIS Online (AGOL) web map? I have adjusted ...
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Pansharpening Landsat 8 tiles in Grass 7

I am trying to get some nice looking RGB images for visualization purposes, mainly using as background maps, from the Landsat 8 archive. I was following the tutorial provided by Markus Neteler at ...
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How to SELECT one day's scene (Landsat 8 scenes)

I have a huge dataset of raster in PostGIS. Each scene is divided into tiles (tile-size 500x500). I was trying to SELECT rast FROM landsat8 WHERE ST_Intersects(rast, polygon). It runs very slow, ...