Posted on May 3rd, 2016

A Full Resolution SWIR and Multispectral WorldView-3 Sample is Now Live

Are you interested in the capabilities of 8-band multispectral and 8-band shortwave infrared that only WorldView-3 can offer?

If so, you need to check out the full resolution WorldView-3 (WV3) 8-band shortwave infrared (SWIR) and 8-band multispectral (MS) sample on the Apollo Mapping website!

The sample can be accessed using the following link; just fill out this short form and then scroll to the bottom of the next page to find the compressed WV3 imagery file. You will want to use 7-Zip to extract the ZIP file – it is a freeware program you can find here.

Namibia_WV3_750cmSWIR_3_16_2015A 3-2-1 (red-green-blue) band combination of 7.5-m SWIR data collected by WorldView-3 over Khorixas, Namibia on March 16, 2015. (Image Credit: DigitalGlobe)

Now an important note to our readers: while WV3 collects 3.7-meter (m) 8-band SWIR data, current US government regulations restrict the resolution to 7.5-m for all SWIR sales.

Here are a few key product specifications for this full resolution WV3 SWIR, MS and panchromatic imagery sample:

  • Area of Interest Location: rural Khorixas
  • Area of Interest Size: ~120 square kilometers
  • Resolution: 30-cm panchromatic, 1.2-m MS & 7.5-m SWIR
  • Spectral Bands: panchromatic, 8-band MS (i.e. coastal, blue, green, yellow, red, red edge, NIR1 and NIR2) and 8-band SWIR
  • Product Format: 16-bit depth, ortho-ready with RPC files
  • Compressed File Size:5 gigabytes (GB)

For more information on WorldView-3 satellite imagery, including technical specifications, please refer to our website here.

And if you have a specific request for WV3 data, please send an email to [email protected].

Share This Article
This entry was posted in The Geospatial Times and tagged , , , Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

    The Geospatial Times Archive