While the 138000-acre Silver Fire still smoldered, forest restoration specialists were on the job. They analyzed maps created using Landsat satellite data to determine where the burn destroyed vegetation and exposed soil ...
Landsat 8: creating RGB composites and pan sharpening.
In our first posting (“Processing Landsat 8 data in GRASS GIS 7: Import and visualization“) we imported a Landsat 8 scene (covering Raleigh, NC, USA). In this exercise we use Landsat data converted to reflectance with i.landsat.toar as shown in the first posting.
Here we will try color balancing and pan-sharpening, i.e. applying the higher resolution panchromatic channel to the color channels, using i.landsat.rgb.
Uncertain cartography. Most people know the layout of their neighborhoods and some are good with the roads in their town. Zoom out farther though — to your city, state, and country — and the landscape grows fuzzy in your ...
GIS Plays Critical Role in Future of Health Care DirectionsMag.com (press release) December 10, 2013 – Geographic information systems (GIS) and other geospatial technologies offer tremendous benefits for the health care industry.
OTTAWA - Canada says it will try to extend its territorial claims in the Arctic to include the North Pole, although it hasn't yet fully mapped the area, doesn't have the scientific evidence to back the claim and faces major diplomatic hurdles.