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Harris Geospatial Solutions whitepapers feature detailed technical information about how product and services have been developed and used across industries to empower you understand the world around you.

Vegetation Analysis: Using Vegetation Indices in ENVI

12/18/2013

Introduction The ability to measure electromagnetic energy at varying wavelengths as it interacts with a material forms some of the foundation behind remote sensing and spectral science. The physical characteristics of the material cause the electromagnetic energy to be reflected, refracted, or absorbed in a way that is unique to each... more »

Using ENVI to teach USGIF Core Geospatial Competencies

10/16/2013

The emergence and growth of geospatial technology over the past few decades has given rise to an industry that is driving demand at colleges and universities across the US. More academic disciplines have been teaching GIS, remote sensing and other geospatial curriculum as a result. As more companies, industries and disciplines incorporate... more »

Remote Sensing Series: GIS Layers for State and Local Government

6/23/2013

Series Part 1: Impervious Surface Mapping Introduction Impervious surfaces, or more explicitly, man-made surfaces such as roads, sidewalks, buildings, and parking lots, make up more and more of the urban landscape as communities continue to experience growth and make necessary infrastructure improvements. The environmental impacts that... more »

Workflow Tools in ENVI

6/23/2013

Workflow Tools in ENVI Introduction The growing reliance on geospatial imagery makes it increasingly important for users to get critical information from imagery. Tools and processes that help easily and accurately extract information are essential, whether information is needed for intelligence, scientific or planning purposes.... more »

ENVI Orthorectification Module

6/21/2013

ENVI Orthorectification Module Whitepaper Introduction Scientists, geospatial analysts, and technicians increasingly need to combine data from many sources in order to produce useful geospatial products for their customers. With the rise of commonly available high spatial resolution satellite imagery (such as QuickBird, GeoEye-1, and ... more »

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Accuracy Assessment of Passive Point Clouds

10/20/2015

Passive point clouds have become a pervasive data modality for remote sensing analyses. A passive point... more »

Geospatial Solutions in the Cloud

12/2/2014

Geospatial analytics allow people to ask questions of data that exist within a spatial context. Usually... more »

Customizing ENVI with IDL

3/20/2013

Combining the large array of prepackaged analytical tools already available in ENVI with the programming... more »



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