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National Aeronautics and Space Administration, a US government agency.

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What GIS analysis techniques were used in determining Gale Crater as the landing site for the Curiosity Rover?

What specific GIS analysis was used in determining Gale Crater as the landing site for the Curiosity Rover? I'm assuming factors such as slope, elevation, ruggedness, etc were used as well as ...
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Unable to download VIIRS images with GIBS API and gdal_translate

I'm trying to download some VIIRS images from GIBS API. I'm using gdal: gdal_translate -projwin 19.07 42.16 28.39 34.5 -of "GTiff" "viirs.xml" "VIIRS_SNPP_DayNightBand_ENCC.tif" The viirs.xml file ...
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What is NASADEM and when it will be released?

I heard some time ago about a new global DEM called NASADEM that was going to be released in 2017, and promised to be the best global DEM to date. What exactly is NASADEM and when will it be available?...
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How to download the entire ASTER GDEMv2 dataset?

In October 2011, NASA released the new ASTER GDEM global dataset (30m) and I have been wanting to get my hands on it. The only problem is that it takes forever to download and I do not feel like ...
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Export data from time-series image collection to a table in Google Earth Engine

On Google Earth Engine, I'd like to accomplish two tasks: extract data from every pixel, across a time-series, within the given geometry bounds and save it as a table. I need a column which prints ...
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Automatically exporting time series of multiple polygons to .csv [duplicate]

I want to export data to a .csv file without having to display the chart. Similar to what is done here. I want to skip the chart-display part because I'm working with long times series and if I try ...
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PointPlacemark label is not hidden by the terrain

I am facing this problem where the label for the pointplacemark using the NASA worldwind API is not hidden behind terrain. The symbol hides but the label doesn't. It uses javax.media.opengl.GL and ...
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NASA Web WorldWind - WMS GetFeatureInfo request

I have been looking for ways to make a WMS GetFeatureInfo request using the API of NASA Web WorldWind, however have not achieved yet. I tried picking as below, however this doesn't return the features ...
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How to get tile number of sinusoidal MODIS product from lat/long?

I'm using this tool to get the tile number (horizontal/vertical) from lat/long. Is there any code,preferably python, to get the tile number ? I tried using this tool. But it gives wrong tile number. ...
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Using NASA's GIBS servers with GRASS GIS

I am trying to download WMS tiles into a grass mapset. I'd like to use NASA's GIBS servers which replaced the JPL OnEarth services. I'm not sure how much remains the same between the two services, but ...
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Parameters of projection for SMAP data [duplicate]

I need to extract geotiff from SMAP DATA (same without registration) I found example of gdal_translate command that do this task: gdal_translate -a_ullr -17334194 7356860 17334194 -7356860 -a_srs ...
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Opening data from NSIDC in QGIS?

i download data from here https://nsidc.org/data/SPL2SMP/versions/3#, but i can not open it in QGIS. Do you know how to open this data in QGIS?
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Problems converting GTiff to PDS with gdal

I'm trying to convert a GTiff raster to a PDS raster (NASA Planetary Data System) using gdal_translate with this command: gdal_translate -of PDS -ot Float32 input.tif output.IMG But I get this ...
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Which STRM resolution Srtm2Osm.exe uses?

The piece of program Srtm2Osm uses SRTM elevation model from NASA to produce countour lines in OSM format. Does it use the SRTM1 at 30m or SRTM3 at 90m?
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Converting long, lat to tile of NASA GIBS - WGS 84 / Lat-lon / Geographic (EPSG:4326)?

I'm following GIBS API for Developers and I need to convert long, lat of POI to col and row of tile for given zoom. For example to get right tile in endpoint like: https://gibs.earthdata.nasa.gov/...
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How to open SMAP's Surface Moisture data files

I downloaded surface moisture data from Nasa's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) sensor website (https://nsidc.org/data/smap/smap-data.html). For each processing level (1-4), three types of files ...
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What is the easiest way to create map using HDF-5 data subset?

I need to visualize some area using values provided in HDF-EOS version 5 file and create map using those values and other GIS layers. Unfortunately, my QGIS do not recognize the HDF5 file. Do I ...
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Geolocation of MODIS swath products

When dealing with MODIS swath products (or any swath products from VIIRS, SeaWifs, etc) such as those available here, is there any way of a-priory knowing the location a given file covers? Typical ...
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How does QGIS process a HDF file?

I downloaded a HDF file from here (MOD13Q1). Upon viewing the content I found that the file has 4800X4800 rows/columns(Resolution 250 meters). Now I tried to view the same file in QGIS. Upon zooming ...
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Resample SMOS dataset using cKDTree and Bilinear interpolation

I have three datasets now. One is SMOS level3 soil moisture dataset which is in EASE grid 2.0 ~25km cylindrical projection. (EPSG: 6933). TRMM precipitation dataset which is in 0.25 degree. SMAP soil ...
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Adding NASA WELD Imagery to ArcMap?

How I would add WELD satellite imagery from NASA into ArcMap? I'd like to take the entire CONUS scan and place it into ArcMap. I tested a smaller scan of the Northeast, however I got a plethora of ...
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WMS for Active Fire Data from NASA site - Can't connect

I am trying to connect to the WMS service of the Active Fire Data that NASA provides. This is the site: https://firms.modaps.eosdis.nasa.gov/web-services/#firms-wms where I get the links from. My ...
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Why NASA world view (EOSDIS) have black strips?

There is the famous NASA World View site based on EOSDIS. I relatively new to this and I wonder why & what are those black strips on the existing coverage? I also notice that the position of the ...
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NASA world view (EOSDIS) coverage delay per day - scanning footprint issue?

I noticed that in NASA world view web site it's take some time to get per day world wide coverage. I made some calculations: The source is Aqua & Terra satellites Both have orbital period ...
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Does NASA DEM contain objects?

Following an answer to my previous question I am planning to work with NASA ASTER GDEM global dataset. I am trying to download it according to instructions given here for a couple of days now. ...