Feature Type

Feature Type Name

Satellite Image

Synonyms

Definition

Satellite image footprint. Each footprint represents one image taken from a sensor on a satellite taken from space.

Comments

Table Name

SAT_IMAGERY

Australia's Implementation Table Names

  • SAT_IMAGERY_PY

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None entered in categorising this feature type

Code Name Definition   Data type Values UoM Used by these Feature Types
1279 Acquired_Time The acquistion time of the image. Express as HH:MM Optional character(100)     Types
1280 Altitude The height of a point above a reference surface, usually above Earth. Optional Float(10)   Kilometres Types
1311 Atmospheric correction Corrections made to the image to remove atmospheric effects Optional character(1)     Types
1027 Centre_Latitude The centre latitude of the image expressed as decimal degrees Optional character(50)     Types
1028 Centre_Longitude The centre longitude of the image expressed as decimal degrees Optional character(50)     Types
1031 Cloud_Cover The percentage of cloud covering the image Optional number(10)   percentage Types
1045 Date_Capture The date the feature was captured Optional date     Types
1254 Datum The datum that the coordinates are recorded in Optional character(100)
label Definition
WGS84 WGS84
  Types
1253 Ellipsoid The ellipsoid geometric property of the image e.g. WGS84 Optional character(100)
label Definition
WGS84 WGS84
  Types
1074 Film The film number used to identify KATE200 films Optional character(50)     Types
1075 Film_Type Describes the type of film used, broadly, matching parts of the electromagnetic spectrum. Optional character(50)
label Definition
Black and White
Colour
Infrared Sensitive to wavelengths from about 800nm to 1mm
Other
Spectrozonal A photographic technique whereby the natural spectral emissions of all objects are selectively filtered in order to image only those objects within a particular spectral band or zone and eliminate the unwanted background.
Unknown
  Types
1078 Focal_Length The focal length of the sensor/camera Optional float   millimetres Types
1252 Format The way in which the digital data is held. Examples: Print Scan (tiff) Positive film Negative film BIL Fast-L7A Optional character(200)     Types
1281 Frame 1 Frame 1 applies to Kate200 space photography. It is the first frame number in a run. Most photography only has 1 frame, but some have up to 3 frames. Optional Number(10)     Types
1282 Frame 2 Frame 2 applies to Kate200 space photography. It is the last frame number in a run. Most photography only has 1 frame, but some have up to 3 frames. Optional Number(10)     Types
1093 Geographic_Area Official name of the site as in the SCAR Gazetteer. Optional character(100)     Types
1307 Georectified The image has been transformed from one grid system into another grid system using a geometric transformation. Optional character(1)     Types
1306 Georeferenced Map coordinates have been assigned to the image data Optional character(1)     Types
1313 Image enhancement Changing an image temporarily or permanently so that it is more interpretable for a particular use, e.g. viewing vegetation types. Optional character(1)     Types
1284 Image_mode Image mode applies to SPOT satellite imagery. Instruments can operate in two modes, either simultaneously or individually. The two spectral modes are panchromatic and multispectral. Optional character(200)     Types
1286 Map_cat_links Map catalogue unique identifiers. This allows one or more maps in the map catalogue to be linked from a satellite image. Optional character(50)     Types
1310 Mosaic Georeferenced images joined together to form a larger image. Optional character(1)     Types
1278 Off_nadir The nadir at a given point is the local vertical direction pointing directly beneath a scanner's detector from the sensor to the Earth. The off nadir is measured as an angle and is the difference between the nadir and the direction the scanner was actually pointing when the image was captured. Optional character(20)     Types
1308 Orthorectified A form of rectification that corrects for terrain displacement. Optional character(1)     Types
1312 Pan Sharpened A multispectral image of relatively lower spatial resolution to be sharpened using a coregistered panchromatic image of relatively high resolution. Optional character(1)     Types
1138 Path_value The Worldwide Reference System (WRS) is a global notation system for Landsat satellite data. It uses the combination of a Path number and a Row number uniquely identifies a nominal scene centre. Optional number(10)     Types
1143 Platform id Note: This attribute is an id only. In a database application, it points to another table with a list of platforms. Optional number(10)
label Definition
IKONOS
Landsat 1
Landsat 4
Landsat 5
Landsat 7
Other
Radarsat
SPOT 1
SPOT 2
SPOT 3
SPOT 5
Sojuk
Unknown
  Types
1255 Preview path A web address that will display to a user a preview of a image. Optional character(200)     Types
1287 Processing Records a yes or no to whether an image has been processed in any way. Optional character(1)
label Definition
N No
U Unknown
Y Yes
  Types
1305 Processing_notes What processing that has been undertaking is recorded with yes or no in separate fields. E.g. Georeferenced-yes. This field records additional information regarding the processing, such as a link to a metadata record. Optional character(200)     Types
1147 Projection The projection the coordinates are held within e.g. UTM43 Optional character(50)
label Definition
GG Geographicals (Lat/lon)
Polar Stereographic 71S EPSG:3031 Antarctic Polar Stereographic
Space Oblique Mercator Nearly conformal projection. Used by Landsat
UTM1 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 1
UTM10 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 10
UTM11 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 11
UTM12 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 12
UTM13 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 13
UTM14 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 14
UTM15 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 15
UTM16 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 16
UTM17 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 17
UTM18 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 18
UTM19 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 19
UTM2 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 2
UTM20 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 20
UTM21 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 21
UTM22 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 22
UTM23 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 23
UTM24 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 24
UTM25 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 25
UTM26 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 26
UTM27 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 27
UTM28 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 28
UTM29 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 29
UTM3 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 3
UTM30 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 30
UTM31 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 31
UTM32 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 32
UTM33 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 33
UTM34 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 34
UTM35 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 35
UTM36 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 36
UTM37 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 37
UTM38 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 38
UTM39 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 39
UTM4 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 4
UTM40 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 40
UTM41 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 41
UTM42 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 42
UTM43 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 43
UTM44 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 44
UTM45 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 45
UTM46 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 46
UTM47 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 47
UTM48 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 48
UTM49 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 49
UTM5 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 5
UTM50 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 50
UTM51 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 51
UTM52 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 52
UTM53 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 53
UTM54 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 54
UTM55 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 55
UTM56 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 56
UTM57 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 57
UTM58 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 58
UTM59 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 59
UTM6 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 6
UTM60 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 60
UTM7 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 7
UTM8 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 8
UTM9 Universal Transverse Mercator Zone 9
  Types
1160 Resolution The dimensions represented by each cell or pixel in a satellite image. Optional character(200)     Types
1167 Row_value The Worldwide Reference System (WRS) is a global notation system for Landsat satellite data. It uses the combination of a Path number and a Row number uniquely identifies a nominal scene centre. Optional number(10)     Types
1171 Scene_Id A unique identifier to represent an image. It can be an alpha-numeric value. Optional character(200)     Types
1175 Sensor_id A device giving a signal for the detection or measurement of a physical property to which it responds. Note: This attribute is an id only. In a database application, it points to another table with a list of platforms. Optional number(10)
label Definition
Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus A sensor on board the Landsat 7 satellite with 7 spectral bands with 30m resolution, a panchromatic band with 15 metre resolution and a thermal band with 60m resolution
Multispectral Scanner A sensor on board the Landsat 1 to 5 satellites with 80 metre pixels and 4 spectral bands
Other
Thematic Mapper A sensor on board the Landsat 4 and 5 satellites with 30 metre resolution and 7 spectral bands.
Unknown
  Types
1309 Subsetted A selected portion of the image is saved as a new image. Optional character(1)     Types
1190 Sun_Azimuth Azimuth is the angle of horizontal deviation, measured clockwise, of a bearing from a standard direction. The Sun azimuth angle at the "true" world reference system scene center. Optional float(10)     Types
1191 Sun_Elevation Elevation is the angle of vertical deviation, measured clockwise, of a bearing from a standard direction. The Sun elevation angle at the "true" world reference system scene center. Optional number(3)     Types
1314 Thematic_Derivatives New data derived from the original image. For example, vector layers. Optional character(1)     Types
1274 Time_System Specifies the time system used, for example Universal Time or Moscow Time. Optional character(50)
label Definition
Moscow Time Moscow Time
UT Universal Time
  Types