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    1 = Information for end users processing ARSF data =
     1= ARSF Help Desk =
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     3Welcome to the ARSF Data Analysis Node help desk. We are here to help you with any queries you have regarding the processing of your ARSF data. Please spend a few moments to check through these pages to find the answer to your query . If you cannot find the answers you are looking for then please [wiki:ContactUs contact us].
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     5== Information about data processing prior to delivery ==
     6
     7For information on what happens to the data prior to delivery please check these pages:
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     9 * [wiki:Procedures/hyperspecprocessing Hyperspectral data processing procedure]
     10 * [ LiDAR data] COMING SOON
     11 * [ RCD data] COMING SOON
     12
     13== Information about data processing after delivery ==
     14
     15For information on using ARSF-DAN software or how to get the best from your data please check these pages. For information on using ARSF software please also see the tutorials section:
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     17 * Hyperspectral processing
     18  * [wiki:Processing/aplquickstart Getting start guide] to using APL for Eagle / Hawk processing.
     19  * [wiki:Processing/AplUserGuide APL level 1 to level 3 guide]
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     21 * LiDAR processing
     22  * Remove noisy points from delivery files COMING SOON
     23
     24== Tutorials ==
     25
     26ARSF DAN are in the process of creating some tutorials, with downloadable data, to help users get to know the various software we provide. This is a good place to start if you have no experience with the processing software.
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     28 * [wiki:Downloads/Tutorials Tutorials]
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     30
     31== Other useful information ==
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     33 * [wiki:Processing/PixelSize Choosing an appropriate Eagle/Hawk map pixel size]
     34 * [wiki:Help/DEM_scripts Creating a DEM for hyperspectral processing]
     35 * ATM and CASI
     36  * [wiki:Processing/BrightnessTemperature Converting ATM band 11 to (brightness) temperature]
     37  * [wiki:Processing/Wavelengths Finding out what the wavelengths and bandwidth are] (for a specific flight)
     38
     39 * Links to external software that may be useful
     40  * [http://fwtools.maptools.org/ FWTools] - includes the GDAL tools for data conversion and the free OpenEV viewer (vectors + rasters)
     41  * [http://grass.fbk.eu/ GRASS] - freeware GIS (powerful and full featured, but hard to use)
     42  * [http://www.fugroviewer.com/ fugroviewer LiDAR viewer] (requires registration)
     43  * [http://www.cs.unc.edu/~isenburg/lastools/ LAS tools] for manipulating LiDAR files.
     44  * [http://www.sno.phy.queensu.ca/~phil/exiftool/ ExifTool] for reading tags in RCD tiff images.
     45  * [http://fityk.nieto.pl/ fityk] curve fitting tool (useful for full waveform LiDAR data). Free for version 0.9.8 and older.
     46  * [http://www.gdal.org/ GDAL Library] useful for data format conversions amongst other tools. For experienced users.
     47  * [http://trac.osgeo.org/proj/ PROJ4 cartographic projections library] useful for re-projecting point data but can be difficult to use.
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     49
     50== Frequently Asked Questions ==
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     52We host a page of [wiki:FAQ Frequently Asked Questions] which we try to keep up to date. If you haven't been able to find a solution to your problem so far then this is a good place to check next.
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     54
     55== Contact Us ==
     56
     57If you cannot find a suitable answer to your question then please [wiki:ContactUs contact us].
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     62= Pages to be moved shortly =
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    364 * [wiki:Help/LeicaLidarDems Creation of DEMs from Leica LIDAR point clouds (2009 onwards)]
     
    667 * [wiki:Processing/SRTMDEMs Creation of DEMs from ASTER GDEM or SRTM data]
    768 * [wiki:Processing/VecToRast Conversion of vector maps to raster maps and GeoTiff images]
    8  * [wiki:Processing/PixelSize Choosing an appropriate pixel size]
    9  * [wiki:Processing/Wavelengths Finding out what the wavelengths and bandwidth are] (for a specific flight)
    1069 * [wiki:Processing/FODIS Handling FODIS/ILS data]
    11  * [wiki:Processing/BrightnessTemperature Converting ATM band 11 to (brightness) temperature]
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    13 == Using APL for hyperspectral processing ==
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    15  * [wiki:Processing/aplquickstart Getting started guide]
    16  * [wiki:Processing/AplUserGuide APL level 1 to level 3 guide]
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    18 == Tutorials ==
    19 
    20 The following page contains downloadable tutorials to help users get used to using the various different software required for processing ARSF data. More will be added as they become available.
    21  * [wiki:Downloads/Tutorials/ Tutorials]
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    25 === Useful tools ===
    26  * [http://fwtools.maptools.org/ FWTools] - includes the GDAL tools for data conversion and the free OpenEV viewer (vectors + rasters)
    27  * [http://rsinc.com/download/download.asp?searchstring=FreeLook&ProductVersion=All+Products ENVI Freelook] - image viewer part of ENVI, good for viewing images and taking spectral profiles
    28  * [http://grass.itc.it/ GRASS] - freeware GIS (powerful and full featured, but hard to use)
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