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Re: Satellite image remapping

Sean writes:

> Hello, I just found out about this newsgroup.  I think it will be a godsend.

Indeed! :-)
> Anyway, I'm just getting started with IDL.  I have done a few things in the
> past few months and am working up to a major project.  I know there is an
> extensive amount of code out there so maybe my problem is already solved.
> What I am doing is remapping satellite images, specifically full-disk images
> from a GOES satellite.  These images are not internally georeferenced.
> However, there is available a navigation file which gives the lat/lon for
> each pixel.  What I would like to do is remap this image onto a flat
> projection.  I know I can do it with a brute force method, but I have the
> sneaky suspicion that this sort of thing has been done before.  Does anyone
> have any experience in this arena?  I would be thrilled.

Better check out Liam Gumley's Imagemap tools. This
is *the* solution as far as I know.




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