[Gdal-dev] merge 3 tiff files into RGB color composite geotiff

Frank Warmerdam fwarmerdam at gmail.com
Wed Mar 2 17:58:04 EST 2005

On Wed, 2 Mar 2005 23:31:34 +0100, Jeroen Ticheler
<Jeroen.Ticheler at fao.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> I wondered if there is a trick to convert three image files (geotiff),
> being red, NIR and MIR, into an RGB geotiff?


As long as the red, NIR and MIR are  the same size and for the same
region you should be able to stack them with gdal_merge.py:

gdal_merge.py -seperate red.tif nir.tif mir.tif -o stack.tif

The -seperate flag means put each input into a seperate band.

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