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Georectification of Quickbird image, December 2006, Heard Island
Entry ID: SIC_462_georectification

Abstract: The orthorectification of the QuickBird image (15 December 2006, SIC 463) was done as part of the Heard Island AAS2939 project (Lucieer et al.). 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: Georectification of Quickbird image, December 2006, 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: 2006-12-15
Stop Date: 2006-12-15
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.6 Metre(s)
Longitude Resolution: 0.6 Metre(s)
Quality The sequence of processing steps used were as follows:

- Fuse or merge the high-resolution panchromatic band with the lower resolution multispectral bands to create a high-resolution multispectral image based on an image transform.
- Panchromatic band has to overlap with multispectral bands in wavelengths.
- Wavelet-based pansharpening is more correct ... 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.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License (

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at when using these data.
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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: 180 kb
Distribution Format: pdf
Fees: free
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Email: arko.lucieer at
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Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-03-20