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Landsat 8 Collection Level 1 and 2

When I access Earth Explorer, I have the option for downloading images for both Landsat 8 Collection Level-1 and Level-2. For Level-2 I have a brief description that refers to "Surface Reflectance". ...
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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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RGB composite of Landsat 8 bands not plotting correctly (Python, GDAL)

I am trying to create a natural color (RGB) image from Landsat 8 data (11 bands). Bands 4, 3, 2, correspond to red, green, blue respectively. When I stack them, however, the images i am getting are ...
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NDBI formula for Landsat 8

The formula for NDBI for landsat 8 is (NIR-swir)/(NIR+swir). I am confused if it is (Band5-band6)/(Band5+band6) OR (Band5-band7)/(Band5+band7)? (For Landsat 5TM, NDBI formula is (Band5-Band4)/(Band5+...
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How to export raster of Mean Annual Land Surface Temp from Landsat Imagery?

I am using google earth engine to estimate Mean Annual land surface temp of a local scale from 1984 to 2019 from landsat Imagery. I am having trouble determining a script for my goal, there are many ...
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Extracting some part of a satellite image using mask?

I'm trying to extract some part of a satellite Landsat-8 image. using another image. I have the following satellite image: and I want to keep only the areas from the satellite image which are ...
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earthpy.spatial stack() -function and data type

I have Landsat-8 OLI images in directories named after image WRS-2 scenes. I tried to compose script that would iterate these directories and stack rasters within each directory - using earthpy python ...
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Different min and max NDVI values with different approaches using Google Earth Engine

I'm trying to calculate the vegetation fraction for land surface temperature calculations of a single Landsat 8 image. I need to find the min and max NDVI of the scene. I've masked the image and ...
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Landsat 8 surface reflectance data range and cloud mask uncertainty (Earth Engine)

I downloaded a composite using code given below, but all values are not looking like surface reflectance values (0..1), but range from 200 to 700, for example (like raw data digital numbers). Or am I ...
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How to randomly stratify sampling within landcover classes?

I'm working on an accuracy assessment of a classified landsat image and I'd like input on the best possible way to generate random points across both the classified image and a ground truth image I ...
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Altering raster values without using ArcPy [closed]

I'd like to be able to alter raster values, through fairly simple equations, without using the module ArcPy. Is that possible? It seems like gdal, numpy, and rasterlang might make this possible ...
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Seeing heights in Landsat 8

I have downloaded some DEM from Landsat 8 from usgs website. when I opened the compressed file I saw some Tiff files and two text files. I opened the txt file using ArcGIS 10.7 and it contains many ...
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Calculating EVI in ArcMap for Landsat 8 Image gives values ranging from 55155 to -23235 [closed]

How do I calculate EVI in ArcMap for Landsat 8 Image? My values are ranging from 55155 to -23235. I have tried using the formula: 2.5 * [(band 5- band 4)/ (band 5 + 6*band 4-7.5* band 2) + 1] I ...
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Querying Landsat 8 night images in Google Earth Engine? [duplicate]

Apparently, Landsat 8 occasionally acquires images at night-time during ascending passes. However, in the Google Earth Engine data catalogue (https://developers.google.com/earth-engine/datasets/...
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using handset 8, remove snow and use less cloud Landsat image

I want to take out snow and use a less cloud Landsat image. I am not sure the code from var image.... I think this is the right order (filterData, sort, median and map) but it does not work. ...
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Do we get world grid with date and time of visit of Sentinel 1 and Sentinel 2?

I have an ROI and I am interested in knowing the below for it Tile Number Date and Time of revisit as calendar for whole year This will enable me to specify the tile number(s) and fetch the data for ...
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Landsat 8 QA band conversion error?

I downloaded Landsat 8 NDVI bands from the USGS (instead of calculating them myself). The QA band that came with has values different than I see in the Landsat 8 user guide. Using R I did a quick ...
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Maximum and mean value is different in Python than QGIS 3.6

I read a Landsat-8 TIFF file using Python Rasterio to compute the max and mean using the following code: path = "LC08_L1TP_115036_20181025_20181031_01_T1_B7.TIF" test = rasterio.open(path).read() ...
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Image classification for a study site falling over two adjacent Landsat 8 scenes using QGIS or ArcGIS Desktop

I will be using GRASS on OSX to classify Landsat 8 geotiff images to create a vegetation map for a study site that happens to fall over 2 separate Landsat scenes. I seek advice about which route to ...
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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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Speeding up pan-sharpening with OTB plugin for QGIS (orfeo-toolbox)

I use QGIS 3.6.1 with the plugin orfeo-toolbox to create a pan-sharped Landsat 8 image. I use the BundleToPerfectSensor function because calling the Pansharpening function results to the error: Inputs ...
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Pansharpening radiance/reflectance of Landsat 8 in GRASS 7?

first at all, I have to say that I'm new GRASS user. I would like to make a pansharp in GRASS 7 with reflectance Landsat 8 bands. I have revised some related posts and blogs, and I didn't find out if ...
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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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Merge and CLASSIFY ImageCollections with different pixel size

I am trying to perform a classification on a merged imageCollection that includes median annual images for both the Landsat 8 and Sentinel-2 satellites. To merge the two datasets, I resampled all ...
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Running Layer Stack in Batch Mode with GDAL [closed]

My goal is process fifteen Landsat-8 scenes with three bands. I need to rescale the pixel depth from 16 bit to 8 bit, stack three bands and mosaic all them. This job must be making via open source ...
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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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Masking Landsat-8 and Modis (Aqua) with same shape file doesn't result in same shape

I was trying to mask Landsat-8 and Modis (Aqua image). FYI, I have converted the MODIS image to the same projection as Landsat and same resolution as 30m. Finally once i am done with masking using ...
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Why can't I perform supervised classification using Landsat 8 SR images in Google Earth Engine?

This is the link to the code. https://code.earthengine.google.com/ba342d996547c4fa8151bc99052036cf This error message appears var ColecaoL8 = ee.ImageCollection('LANDSAT/LC08/C01/T1_SR'); var ...
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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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Query about Satellite Thermal Imaging [closed]

I am working on my undergraduate thesis and for this I need access to Satellite Thermal Imagery. I have spent some time looking at how to get these Images. I know from my investigation in the last 1 ...
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Time series for MultiPoint geometries in Google Earth Engine

I am trying to generate time series for a set of points in earth engine. I am attempting this for multiple datasets, but for now let's do NDVI with Landsat 8. My problem lies (i think) in step 6. ...
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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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Merge ImageCollections with different pixel size

I want to combine 2 different Image Collections (i.e. Landsat8 and Sentinel-2), and I want to combine them to a unique ImageCollection (and then run the function qualityMosaic()). However, they have ...
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Landsat 8 images black?

I am trying to get cloud-free imagery for a specific region during specific dates. I am very new to GEE, but the script below seems to work. However when I look at the imagery that is then printed on ...
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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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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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Landsat 8 Cloud Cover [duplicate]

I downloaded Landsat 8 imagery from Earth Explorer for a particular area. I tried to get it with no cloud cover, but it did not show any results. The least amount of cloud cover that I could get was ...
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RGB values in Landsat 8 image

When I click on "information" of a Landsat 8 image (bands 1,2,3,4,5,6 and 7 are combined), I get three RGB values: 10928, 10137 and 10265 respectively. What do these values mean? They don't ...
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Finding“NoData” area/percentage using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a RGB raster that has been processed to remove cloud/shadow coverage and then put in a mosaic with other RGB rasters to fill in the missing gaps. Unfortunately all the gaps have not been ...
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Estimating Land Surface Temp Using GEET

I am using google earth engine toolbox to estimate land surface temp for landsat 8 imagery. I have been able to run all the necessary calculation without error but when I add the band as a layer all ...
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Are landsat 8 SR and TOA rasters calibrated/corrected data or the data to be used for calibration/correction?

I downloaded Landsat 8 Level-2 scenes from https://espa.cr.usgs.gov/ for land cover classification. Following are the product list in the package, cause I ticked Top of Atmosphere Reflectance (TOA), ...
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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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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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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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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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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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