Receiving Meteor M2 LRPT
Creating GIS Meteor images
Enthusiasts are now receiving transmissions from Russia's Meteor M2 series of Oceanographic Satellites and producing 1 km/pixel resolution images rivalling the HRPT from the NOAA and Metop satellites. But, as with these satellites, the images are foreshortened towards the extremities of the image swath, as shown in the left hand image panel below.
SmoothMeteor is a development from the SmoothMODIS program which stretches Meteor images laterally to compensate for the foreshortened view from satellite.
| ||SmoothMeteor can load sets of greyscale images produced by the M2 LRPT Decoder (both jpg and bmp images), and combine them into a colour composite image which can then be rectified as normal. Full Details are in the Help File.|
Download link for the Smooth Meteor v 1.78 setup file (850 kB).
Double-click on the smoothmeteor-setup.exe file to install the program. Use of the software should be obvious, but there is a Help File for those who require it.
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