European Facility For Airborne Research

European Facility For Airborne Research April 27, 2017, 18:50

Software tools

To facilitate airborne research measurements, a number of EUFAR’s activities are dedicated to developing and maintaining a range of toolboxes that serve to assist operators and researchers with the handling of data. From in-situ or remote sensing data collection to data processing, analysis and archiving, these toolboxes are made freely accessible on or via the EUFAR website and are documented in user manuals.

The Standards and Protocols (S&P) activity aims to efficiently integrate data in the EUFAR database and ensure its interoperability with other standards by developing and updating open-source data processing toolboxes. The activity also keeps track of existing open-source toolboxes, which would be relevant for operators and users within EUFAR. For example, the S&P team proposes a set of tools dedicated to the processing of in-situ data (EGADS) and the creation of INSPIRE compliant metadata for in-situ and hyperspectral data (EMC and ASMM). Through the Database activity, data from EUFAR transnational access campaigns are stored and made widely accessible online through a single gateway, with a search tool to facilitate locating specific data (EFF). In addition, data are stored in community compliant data formats with well-documented supporting metadata. Toolboxes are also developed as part of EUFAR’s Education & Training activity with the aim to familiarise and assist early researchers participating in training courses with the different aspects of airborne research for the environment. EUFAR’s Joint Research Activities are dedicated to developing methodologies and tools for the integrated use of airborne hyperspectral imaging and airborne laser scanning data (HYLIGHT and HYSOMA).



Tools found: 33

Metadata

ASMM

ASMM
  • Airborne Science Mission Metadata
  • Ready to use
  • Producer: EUFAR
  • This project intends to develop a tool for creating, modifying and viewing Airborne Science Mission Metadata (ASMM) XML files.

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EMC

EMC
  • EUFAR Metadata Creator
  • Ready to use
  • Producer: EUFAR
  • The EUFAR Metadata Creator intends to make a database compatible with INSPIRE initiative by creating a standard set of metadata.

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Data Processing

EGADS - CORE

EGADS - CORE

EGADS - GUI

EGADS - GUI

HYSOMA

HYSOMA
  • HYperspectral SOil MApper
  • Ready to use
  • Producer: EUFAR
  • The HYSOMA is a software for soil mapping applications of hyperspectral imagery developed by GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences.

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PML IOP Model

  • PML Inherent Optical Property Model
  • Ready to use
  • Producer: EUFAR
  • he IOP model, together with the other water quality algorithms, has been provided for in the EUFAR algorithm toolbox and is now available

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ARTMO

ARTMO

ENMAP-BOX

ENMAP-BOX
  • ENMAP-BOX
  • Ready to use
  • Producer: Other
  • The EnMAP Box is a free software designed to process hyperspectral remote sensing data and EnMAP sensor data.

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GMT

GMT
  • The Generic Mapping Tools
  • Ready to use
  • Producer: Other
  • GMT is an open source collection of about 80 command-line tools for manipulating geographic and Cartesian data sets.

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HiiHAT

HiiHAT
  • HiiHAT
  • Ready to use
  • Producer: Other
  • HiiHAT is an intelligent assistant to help analysts efficiently browse, summarize, and search hyperspectral images.

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HSDAR

HSDAR

HYLIGHT

HYLIGHT
  • HYLIGHT
  • Ready to use
  • Producer: Other
  • The main objective of the HYLIGHT joint research activity is to improve hyperspectral imaging processing using airborne laser scanning

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HYPERCUBE

HYPERCUBE
  • HYPERCUBE
  • Ready to use
  • Producer: Other
  • HyperCube is a program created by ERDC’s Geospatial Research Laboratory (GRL) that analyzes and displays multi- and hyper-spectral imagery.

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HyperMixTool

HyperMixTool
  • HyperMixTool
  • Ready to use
  • Producer: Other
  • HyperMix is a free open source tool, including several popular algorithms, dedicated to remote sensed hyperspectral image unmixing.

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Hyperspectral Toolbox

Hyperspectral Toolbox
  • MATLAB HYPERSPECTRAL TOOLBOX
  • Ready to use
  • Producer: Other
  • The open source Matlab Hyperspectral Toolbox is a toolbox containing various hyperspectral exploitation algorithms.

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HyperSpy

HyperSpy
  • HyperSpy
  • Ready to use
  • Producer: Other
  • HyperSpy is an open source Python library which provides tools to facilitate the interactive data analysis of multi-dimensional datasets.

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LAStools

LAStools
  • LAStools
  • Ready to use
  • Producer: Other
  • LASTools is a collection of highly efficient, batch-scriptable, multicore command line tools to classify, tile, convert, filter, raster ...

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MultiSpec

MultiSpec
  • MultiSpec
  • Ready to use
  • Producer: Other
  • MultiSpec is a processing system for interactively analyzing Earth observational multispectral image data, such as that produced by Landsat.

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NPLUnc_10x

NPLUnc_10x
  • NPLUnc_10x
  • Ready to use
  • Producer: Other
  • NPLUnc_101 and NPLUnc_102 are software to promote and support the use of the Guide to the expression of uncertainty in measurement (GUM).

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OPALS

OPALS

PRISM

PRISM

PROJ.4

PROJ.4
  • PROJ.4
  • Ready to use
  • Producer: Other
  • PROJ.4 is a standard Unix filter function which converts geographic longitude and latitude coordinates into cartesian coordinates.

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PulseWaves

PulseWaves
  • PulseWaves
  • Ready to use
  • Producer: Other
  • PulseWaves is an open, vendor-neutral, stand-alone, LAS-compatible effort for exchange format concerning geo-referenced full wave LiDAR.

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Spectronon

Spectronon
  • Spectronon
  • Ready to use
  • Producer: Other
  • Spectronon is a data acquisition and analysis software package, it provides hyperspectral data visualization and analysis capabilities.

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SPy

SPy
  • Spectral Python
  • Ready to use
  • Producer: Other
  • SPy is a pure Python module for reading, displaying, processing, manipulating, and classifying hyperspectral image data.

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Data Explorer

EFF

EFF
  • EUFAR Flight Finder
  • Ready to use
  • Producer: Other
  • The EUFAR Flight Finder tool is a geospatial-temporal search interface to locate EUFAR data within the EUFAR data archive at CEDA.

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Educational Material

SWAMP

SWAMP
  • SWAMP
  • Ready to use
  • Producer: Other
  • Hands-on lesson and data for vegetation studies with pktools (SWAMP).

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TETRAD

TETRAD
  • TETRAD
  • Ready to use
  • Producer: Other
  • Hands-on lessons for airborne measurements in atmospheric science: focus on turbulence and clouds (TETRAD).

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Geographic Information System

ArcGIS Earth

ArcGIS Earth
  • ArcGIS Earth
  • Ready to use
  • Producer: Other
  • Explore any part of the world with ArcGIS Earth, work with a variety of data formats, display data, sketch placemarks, measure distances.

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GRASS GIS

GRASS GIS

gvSIG

gvSIG
  • gvSIG
  • Ready to use
  • Producer: Other
  • gvSIG, the Open Source Geographic Information System, a powerful, user-friendly, interoperable GIS used by thousands of users worldwide.

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QGIS

QGIS
  • Quantum GIS
  • Ready to use
  • Producer: Other
  • QGIS is a user friendly Open Source Geographic Information System (GIS) and developed by the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo).

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SAGA GIS

SAGA GIS
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