[gdal-dev] NITF Header data

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Tue Dec 16 12:01:05 EST 2008

Christiaan Janssen wrote:
> Does anyone know if it is possible to access any more of the NITF 
> header data than what is currently listed in the GDAL dataset metadata? 
> There are a number of fields that I have noticed missing, namely ICORDS 
> & IGEOLO that I could really use. I realize that these are image 
> subheader components but it would seem to make sense that a GDAL dataset 
> represents a single NITF subimage and that it would contain the subimage 
> specific metadata. Any help is greatly appreciated, thanks.


The IGEOLO and ICORDS data are not normally returned as NITF specific
metadata because they are transformed into a generic geotransform and
coordinate system definition.

If it is particularly useful, they could also be returned in raw form as
metadata items.

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