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PlanetServer 101

PlanetServer 101: basics

Planetserver’s stable web client (WebGUI) basic functionalities are listed and briefly explained below

Main Interface

The main interface is a pan & zoom full screen map with an upper toolbar

Toolbar (left portion)  toolbar-left

Toolbar (right portion), containing several buttons (see below) toolbar-right

Buttons

The first buttons that might provide info and help are:

@ - provides access to further sources of information (including this blog)

? – opens the tutorial PDF

Once a user pans over an area and selects a certain footprint (orange = unselected, blue = selected), a dialog for choosing the spectral range appears.

crism-choice

After that the main analysis set of widgets is visualized:

screen-crism

Analytical and query dialogs are then available

Dialogs/widgets

Each dialog/widget will have its own (or combined) in-depth blog post describing functionalities.

Table of Contents

It gives access to the selected data granule and each of its bands, including grayscale, RGB combinations

toc

Diagrams

Provide spectral graphing capabilities, histogram, spectral library visualisation, etc.

diagrams

Console

It allows spectral calculations, band queries, and other functions.

console

More info

For more info, please consult the PlanetServer PDF tutorial.

Also, a screencast (and eventual more to come will be added) is available from the EarthServer Vimeo page.