[GRASS-user] Not being able to produce decent-look color-composites

Michael Barton Michael.Barton at asu.edu
Mon Feb 13 12:06:00 EST 2012

Also, it usually helps to do a histogram equalization on each band prior to compositing. i.landsat.rgb does some of this kind of enhancement automatically.


On Feb 13, 2012, at 10:00 AM, <grass-user-request at lists.osgeo.org> wrote:

> Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2012 17:22:50 +0100
> From: Markus Neteler <neteler at osgeo.org>
> Subject: Re: [GRASS-user] Not being able to produce decent-look
> 	color-composites
> To: Luisa Pe?a <luisapena1979 at gmail.com>
> Cc: GRASS user list <grass-user at lists.osgeo.org>
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> On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 12:50 PM, Luisa Pe?a <luisapena1979 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Greetings
>> I'have 3 layers of Landsat (Green, Red and Near-Infrared) and I'm trying to
>> produce a false-color composite?(r.composite(?with those but... I'm getting
>> very frustrated because I'm producing very bad look composites. My layers
>> are reflectances from 0-1.8 or something. Shall I rescale them to 0-255?
> Did you try with i.landsat.rgb? I didn't check if it works with
> reflectance, too.
> BTW: I just added a screenshot example to
> http://grass.osgeo.org/grass64/manuals/html64_user/i.landsat.rgb.html
> Markus

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