[Gdal-dev] Gdalwarp resolution
dsampson at NRCan.gc.ca
Fri Nov 24 13:22:37 EST 2006
Just trying to tighten up my GDAL command line calls.
The -outsize option noted bellow changes the size and geographic
position of the image. The upper left corner locks into the right place,
but the smaller image produced by the -outsize option is then no longer
geo-refed on the other three points.
This is my solution so far.
gdal_translate -gcp 378.19 196.43 -76.777261 45.67899 -gcp 6013.13
282.36 -76.744739 45.678655 -gcp 5890.36 7565.55 -76.745361 45.649344
-gcp 290.14 7492.18 -76.777866 45.649679 -scale -ot byte -a_srs
epsg:4326 -mo "Area_or_Point = Area" A38_001.tif .\work\iA38_001.tif
gdalwarp -tr 0.0000116774 -0.0000082992 -s_srs epsg:4326 -t_srs
epsg:4326 .\work\iA38_001.tif .\gdal_geo\oA38_001.tif
Has the bug with geo-referencing using GCP's been fixed that was
reported as a bug in the following message?
It would be great if the -outsize % % option worked and kept the
geograhic co-ordinates of all four corners.
Has this approach actualy worked for anyone georeferencing images using
FWTools Windows v 1.0.7 or v 1.0.9? It uses gdal 1.3.2 I believe, which
is connected to the bug report listed bellow.
[Gdal-dev] gdal does not write gcp projection
Vincent Schut schut at sarvision.nl
Tue Nov 14 04:36:43 EST 2006
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Hi Frank, list,
I just filed a bug report
(http://bugzilla.remotesensing.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1354) on an issue
we're running into since gdal 1.3.2: when creating a geotiff file with
gcp's, the gcp projection is not written to the file. In 1.3.1 this was
working correctly, but in 1.3.2 and cvs from today it is not.
See the bug report for a simple python test case.
From: Frank Warmerdam [mailto:warmerdam at pobox.com]
Sent: November 22, 2006 10:47
To: Sampson, David
Cc: gdal-dev at lists.maptools.org
Subject: Re: [Gdal-dev] Gdalwarp resolution
Sampson, David wrote:
> Hey folks,
> I am trying to move a 800 dpi to a 300 dpi image. The src image was
> created using gdal_translate to assign SRS, 4 GCP's and change from
> 16bit to 8bit image. Src image has the following meta_tags
> TIFFTAG_RESOLUTIONUNIT=2 (pixels/inch)
> Area_or_Point =Area
> The command line I am using is:
> gdalwarp -tr 300 300 oA38_001.tif S_A38_001.tif
> But I get this error
> Creating output file that is 0P x 0L.
> ERROR 1: Attempt to create 0x0x1 TIFF file, but width, height and
> bands must be positive.
The "dpi printing resolution" information kept in some TIFF files is
completely disconnected from the georeferencing model of GDAL. So the
-tr flag to gdalwarp is about setting the resolution in the geo
coordinate system of the image, but this image likely has none.
If you just want to downsample the image, you could try:
gdal_translate -outsize 37.5% 37.5% in.tif out.tif
If you also want to override the resolution metadata tags (possibly
necessary to make printing software print properly) try:
gdal_translate -outsize 37.5% 37.5% \
-mo TIFFTAG_XRESOLUTION=300 -mo TIFFTAG_YRESOLUTION=300 \
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