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Orthorectification of QuickBird image, 17 January 2003, East Heard Island
Entry ID: SIC_253_georectification

Abstract: The orthorectification of the QuickBird image (17 January 2003, SIC 253) was done as part of the Heard Island AAS2939 project (Lucieer et al. in Jan - June 2008). This QuickBird image was orthorectified and co-registered to the IKONOS Jan. 2004 image (metadata ID: SIC_266_267_georectification). All processing was done in ENVI 4.4 (
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -52.95   S: -53.21   E: 73.9   W: 73.24

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Lucieer, A. and Harris, U.
Dataset Title: Orthorectification of QuickBird image, 17 January 2003, East Heard Island
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2009-06-24
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Version: 1
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-01-17
Stop Date: 2003-01-17
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.6 Metre(s)
Longitude Resolution: 0.6 Metre(s)
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Quality The processing done on the image was:


- The original Jan 2003 panchromatic band was used to pansharpen the original multispectral image. A discrete wavelet transform (DWT) was used. A wavelet fusion extension for ENVI written by David Gorodetzky (11-08-2005) was used:
- Wavelet Fusion is an ENVI extension available from the ITTVIS codebank ... View entire text
Access Constraints A PDF document providing further details is available for download from the provided URL.

Access to the image itself is limited owing to copyright issues. Contact the Australian Antarctic Data Centre for details and further information.
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Australian Antarctic Division
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City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 413 kb
Distribution Format: pdf
Fees: free
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Email: arko.lucieer at
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Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-03-20