[gdal-dev] georeferencing image in Hilly terain-regarding

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Wed Apr 28 06:08:21 EDT 2010

Sundaram Subramaniam wrote:
> I would like to know  does gdalwarp uses the z coordinates of CGP data 
> for  georeferencing the raw tiff image. If yes, the is it  possible to 
> use  the DEM data thecorrection of image relief in hilly terrain.


No, the gdalwarp polynomial and thin plate spline transformers do not
make any use of the gcp Z's at this time, and there is no mechanism
provided for correction based on image relief in hilly regions.

OSSIM might have such a capability.

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