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The Arthur Ross Terrace will be closed this morning, Tuesday, October 21, for a private cultural observance. You many observe smoke and/or fire coming from the Terrace at that time. The FDNY has been notified in advance, and all safety precautions are in place. The Terrace will reopen at 1 pm.

Selecting the appropriate band combination for an RGB image using Landsat imagery

Selecting the appropriate band combination for an RGB image using Landsat imagery

This guide explains the concept of multiband or multispectral imagery and illustrates how individual bands can be used to identify different features on the ground and how these bands can be combined to create color pictures. Using this information we can select specific bands from a multispectral satellite image to create color pictures that are specifically tailored to facilitate the identification of the features of interest.

American Museum of Natural History

Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024-5192
Phone: 212-769-5100

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except on Thanksgiving and Christmas
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