[gdal-dev] Re: Geotiff with bands of different type
jukka.rahkonen at mmmtike.fi
Wed Aug 11 11:47:34 EDT 2010
Martin Raspaud <martin.raspaud <at> smhi.se> writes:
> Frank Warmerdam skrev:
> > On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 7:16 AM, Martin Raspaud <martin.raspaud <at>
> >> Hmmm, that sounds like a sufficient solution indeed, very good idea,
> >> Is there any scale/slope and offset/intercept tags defined in geotiff ?
> > Martin,
> > I should note that in theory the TIFF specification allows a
> > mix of sample types, but in practice this is not done in the
> > real world, and libtiff does not support it.
> > GDAL *does* support reading mixed band types from a variety
> > of file formats, but not TIFF. As noted, AddBand() can be used
> > in a few format cases to create mixed band types though this is
> > rarely done.
> Thanks for the explanation. We might jump over to netcdf4 if
geotiff becomes too
JPEG2000 for supports what you need I am sure you could create such images with
Kakadu tools. I don't know if GDAL JP2KAK driver handles it, though.
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