iDAP/MacroPro Software > Polar Orbiter Features

AHRPT sub-sampler window and GeoTIFF importer window
AHRPT sub-sampler window and GeoTIFF importer window

HRPT MCSST product with DEM mask
HRPT MCSST product with DEM mask

GeoTIFF exporter and EPS level 0 exporter windows
GeoTIFF exporter and EPS level 0 exporter windows

Input from other software

  • Importing of raw HRPT data in Dundee standard, Quorum standard and legacy Dartcom HRPT/CHRPT Grabber formats.
  • Importing of raw AHRPT data in Dundee standard format.
  • Configurable satellites database for raw import.
  • Importing of GeoTIFF images produced by IPOPP and FY3L0pp processing software, with filtering and sorting, file naming options and map overlays.

Sub-sampling

  • Sub-sampling of HRPT, AHRPT and DMSP data, as well as legacy CHRPT and SeaWiFS data, to produce calibrated, navigated iDAP images.
  • Single plane or multi-plane (false colour) images.
  • Selection of an area to sub-sample with latitude/longitude read-outs to assist.
  • Sub-sample factor variable between 1:1 and 1:32.
  • Automatic or manual 8-bit reduction parameters with statistical analysis, histograms and calibrated read-outs to assist.
  • Image enhancement with adjustable profile.
  • Creation of map overlays and grid lines.
  • Repair of missing image data.
  • Full-resolution preview of sub-sampled images.
  • Overlay nudge facility to correct any minor navigation errors.
  • Adjustable satellite swathe angle.
  • Editing of calibration constants with import and export facilities.

Output to other software

  • Exporting of raw HRPT, AHRPT and DMSP data to PCI Geomatica, ERDAS IMAGINE, ENVI/IDL and GeoTIFF formats, transformed to standard cartographic projections, with solar zenith and azimuth, nadir to pixel and satellite inclination layers.
  • Exporting of raw AHRPT data to standard EPS level 0 format, with product filtering.
  • Exporting of raw HRPT data to standard NOAA level 1B format, with packing, byte order and file naming options.
  • Exporting of raw HRPT and CHRPT data to other raw formats including standard raw, HRPT level 0 and Dartcom HRPT/CHRPT Grabber raw, with header, byte order, and file naming options.
  • Exporting of raw SeaWiFS data to SeaWiFS level 0 format for use with the SeaShark processing software, with standard or custom file naming.
  • Exporting of ancillary HRPT data, including NORAD two-line elements, TBUS data, DCS and TIP, with file naming options.

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