Data Processing / Analysis

This page provides useful information for processing and analysis of remote sensing data.

List and links of software tools for imagery analysis

Tools for analyzing satellite imagery (freeware, shareware, and license fees)

Tool Name/Software Publisher  Tool Description/System Requirements
WIM


Wimsoft

Tool to visualize and analyze remotely sensed data such as SeaWiFS, CZCS, MODIS-Terra, MODIS-Aqua, GLI, OCTS, NOAA AVHRR, MOS, AMSR-E, QuikSCAT, SSMI and other sensors in many different formats (HDF, CoastWatch, Terascan, ERDAS – LAN, NSIDC, raster, NAVOCEANO, NGSST, etc.).


System Requirements:Windows

 SeaDAS


NASA
Downlaod

SeaWIFS and MODIS analytical tool


System Requirements:Macintosh UNIX Linux

 GRASS


GRASS Development Team
Downlaod

GIS system (Geographic Information System) utilized for data management and analysis.


System Requirements:Windows Macintosh UNIX Linux

HyperCube


USACE
( U.S. Army Corps of Engineers )
Downlaod

Tool for the analysis and display of multispectral and hyperspectral imagery. Sample data and manuals are available.


System Requirements:Windows Macintosh

ENVI
(License Fee)


Research Systems

1)Tool can be used to analyze data in a variety of formats.

2)Cross-platform, written in IDL, customizable, and ability for program creation.


System Requirements:Windows Macintosh UNIX Linux

ERDAS ViewFinder


LGGM
(Leica Geosystems GIS & Mapping)
Downlaod

Tool for analyzing 16 bit data, Data transform and Extended image.
Tool can convert data to tiff and IMG formats.


System Requirements:Windows

ERDAS IMAGINE
(License Fee)


LGGM
(Leica Geosystems GIS & Mapping)

Tool for analyzing a variety of data formats and patterns. High degree of data Interchangeability with ArcGIS.


System Requirements:Windows Solaris

IDL
(License Fee)


Research Systems

Tool used to analyze and display scientific data. General numeric analytical tool. Cross-platform. Tool is distributed free of charge.


System Requirements:Windows Macintosh UNIX Linux