Module 1: Perspectives

INSTALLING IMAGE SOFTWARE


In brief: Download either NIH Image (if you're using a Mac) or Scion Image PC (if you're using a PC or Windows) -- I will refer to both as "Image". Install it on your computer. Download the TIFF (image) file attached to the MSU Link message (image.TIF). Go into Image and open the TIFF. Change the color scale and save the results. Attach this new file to your homework submission.

Note: these directions are adapted from "Measuring Sunspots"

Instructions

In brief: Download either NIH Image (if you're using a Mac) or Scion Image PC (if you're using a PC or Windows) -- I will refer to both as "Image". Install it on your computer. In either case, navigate through the site until you find the version that's best for you. Download it as instructed on the web site and install to your hard drive.

Then, Begin the Image Tutorials Assignment

Do Remote Sensing & Digital Numbers ONLY

  • Submit results for Digital Numbers only

Looking Ahead:

For future reference and use later in the course, you will be able to download Planetary Images for Image Processing from:

When you download Images they will be in GIF for JPG format. To import them into the Image Processing Software, you will need to convert these to a TIFF format. You may already have software that will do this, but you may need to download an Image Editor that will convert images. You can find one online at:

Other Sites that will provide additional help or information with Image Processing are:


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