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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 ...
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Atmospheric effects on extracting soil from BSI index?

I need to extract soil from Bare Soil Index (BSI) using Landsat 8 and Sentinel 2 images in QGIS or IDRISI. I was told to start with basic atmospheric correction of bands by finding in the histogram ...
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Using Google Earth Engine to filter Landsat Daytime image?

How do I filter Landsat imageCollection by their time of collection? For example, if they are daytime or nighttime, which might be specified as Ascending or Descending. I don't know which metadata ...
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What's the time zone of the timestamp of LANDSAT Images?

I am using google earth engine just to print the timestamp here of LANDSAT Image. I am using the geometry of a part of Chennai which is in India. // Filtering Data with Date and Geometry var Data2 = ...
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Google-Earth-Engine + Jupyter : filterBounds not working in Landsat imageCollection

I have a simple problem of not being able to select a single Landsat image using filterBounds within Jupyter environment. It used to work just fine in Earth Engine's online interface. I don't know why ...
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Mapping a function over a Collection

I would like to calculate a MSI index for the each image of the collection and I developed below presented script. But, somehow it is not working and it says "midir.divade is not a function". Can ...
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Function to convert Dictionary to Image works for an image but not for an image collection

I have written a small function that first takes an image, calculates mean for each of its bands and then converts the dictionary of the mean value to an image with each mean value acting as a new ...
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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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GEE. : Exported bands must have compatible data types; found inconsistent types: UInt16 and UInt32

What are the possible reasons for this error? This is the code: Map.addLayer(PuntoQuellaveco1); Map.addLayer(operaciones); Map.addLayer(Abast); var image = ee.ImageCollection('COPERNICUS/S2') ....
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Extract the county (or village) level data of forest cover change from Google earth engine [closed]

I am currently working with the Hansen data (Global Forest Change) in Earth Engine. And I would like to extract the county (or village) level data of forest cover change in China from Google earth ...
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ossim-extract-vertices.exe (in commandline) not working on Windows 7

ossim-extract-vertices.exe (in commandline) is not working on Windows 7. I would like to extract the image bounds from the pan-sharpened Landsat 8 image. 3 years ago it worked. How can I solve this?
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Exporting Large Number of Landsat Images from Google Earth Engine

I am interested in downloading tiff images of cloud-free landsat data from around 100,000 areas of interest in Google Earth Engine. I have written the export script but the process of exporting takes ...
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GEE unsupervised classification (clustering) of Landsat 8 cloud free composite - User memory limit exceeded

Can anyone explain why I am getting the memory limit error when trying to classify using the wekaKMeans algorithm over a cloud-free composite of Bangladesh? I'm trying to differentiate mangrove pixels....
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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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How to load Landsat imagery over ROI defined as a polygon rather than a point? GEE

In google earth explorer you can load Landsat image around a roi. You can then conduct analysis on this image. I want to expand my region to cover a whole country or continent rather than just the ...
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Landsat 8 cloud/cloud shadow/snow masking in Google Earth Engine [duplicate]

I am a new Google Earth Engine user and I am trying to understand basic procedures/functions. More specifically, I want to remove clouds, cloud shadows and snow pixels form a Landsat 8 collection and ...
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Getting RGB values of each pixel in a LANDSAT 8 GeoTIFF with Python 3

I'm working with a set of LANDSAT 8 Collection 1 Tier 1 GeoTIFFS pulled from Google Earth Engine, and I need to find the RGB values of every pixel in this GeoTIFF. I've tried using the code from ...
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Why Landsat images are tilted/rotated?

When I browse images from https://earthexplorer.usgs.gov/, I can see that all of the images from Landsat are all tilted/rotated at a certain angle. Why are they rotated? And what's that for? Below ...
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Comparability of Landsats

I have collected data (spectral bands) from Landsat 4-5 and Landsat 8. I was calculating NDVI when I noticed that the two Landsats have different band numbers designated as Red and Near Infra Red (...
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Why vegetation index, NDVI or SAVI is not working in the desert?

Could anyone explain why the vegetation indices are not working in the desert region? I used Landsat 8 image which has been already radiometric/atmospheric corrected. I want to see the fractional ...
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Radiometric, reflectance and atmospheric correction for Landsat 8 image

I am struggling with the pre-processing process for landsat8 imagery. I want to use some indices (e.g. NDVI, SAVI, EVI, NDMI) and create a land cover map at the end using ENVI and ArcGIS. As a ...
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conditional statements for raster in R - land surface temperature

Im trying to calculate Land surface temperature estimating with Landsat 8 images, but i got stuck in one place and i cant move on. I m following split window algorithm. I calculated NDVI and I have ...
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Satellite image in ArcGIS darker than usual

This is one image from 2013 in some área. This is another image from 2014 in the same área, but darker. why? How can I display it like in 2013. Both are Landsat 8 images.
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Merging raster in QGIS?

I have a huge problem that I can't solve even after trying everything I can think of. I am trying to do some analysis of the Lake Chad basin in QGIS (2.16.3). I downloaded Landsat 8 data from Earth ...
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Batch Calculating Indices

I have 111 Landsat8 scenes which I want to calculate several indices for. The algebra to calculate them is most of the time Index= (b1-b2)/(b1+b2). I have the single bands (bands 1-11 respectively) ...
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Set multiple values to nodata - Erdas Imagine 2015

I am having trouble with the data ranges in the Landsat 8 surface reflectance product which I downloaded from USGS. The Lansat 8 surface reflectance handbook says the valid range is 0 - 10,000 range ...
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Showing an Error in the code(d.fc is not a function)

IMPORTS: var geometry = /* color: #98ff00 */ee.Geometry.Polygon( [[[73.85016678395664, 14.304113379426035], [73.85016583974448, 14.048667693939866], [74.0477686190103, 14....
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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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Showing an error in the code (.eeObject.name is not a function)

IMPORTS: var geometry = /* color: #98ff00 */ee.Geometry.Polygon( [[[73.85016678395664, 14.304113379426035], [73.85016583974448, 14.048667693939866], [74.0477686190103, 14....
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How to pansharpen LANDSAT 8 in GRASS?

Having used QGIS for quite some time for mapping, I was 'forced' to dig into GRASS as pansharpening is not directly executable in QGIS. After understanding more or less the structure, I did some ...
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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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Image Segmentation and Object-based Classification in Google Earth Engine [closed]

I have tested three methods to segment my image collection: (https://code.earthengine.google.com/699f04706c114260068275acd2605644) var l8sr = ee.ImageCollection('LANDSAT/LC08/C01/T1_SR'); function ...
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EVI and NDVI range value

I've used a Landsat 8 image for vegetation analysis in an urban area. I've got a large maximum number of EVI value as shown in this image: Is this normal in calculating EVI and NDVI? Because I know ...
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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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Creating cloud feature after applying Landsat8 Cloud Masking [duplicate]

There is a script in GEE to mask cloud: // This example demonstrates the use of the pixel QA band to mask // clouds in surface reflectance (SR) data. It is suitable // for use with any of the ...
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Apply a cloud filter to a Landsat8 collection in Google Earth Engine

I have loaded a collection of landsat8 images bounded by sudanmaps. My goal is to filter out all images that have cloud in it. I tried the method given in Filter Landsat images base on cloud cover ...
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NDWI Calculation with Surface Reflectance Products

I have downloaded L8 OLI/TIRS C1 Higher Level Data from USGS Earth Explorer to map Chlorophyll content in lake. The file contains original images and surface reflectance images. When I calculate NDWI ...