The Land Analysis System (LAS) is an interactive software system available in the public domain for the analysis, display, and management of multispectral and other digital image data. LAS provides over 240 applications functions and utilities, a flexible user interface, complete online and hard-copy documentation, extensive image-data file management, reformatting, conversion utilities, and high-level device independent access to image display hardware. The authors summarize the capabilities of the current release of LAS (version 4.0) and discuss plans for future development. Particular emphasis is given to the issue of system portability and the importance of removing and/or isolating hardware and software dependencies.
|Title||The Land Analysis System (LAS) for multispectral image processing|
|Authors||S. W. Wharton, Y. C. Lu, Bruce K. Quirk, Lyndon R. Oleson, J. A. Newcomer, Frederick M. Irani|
|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Series Title||IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing|
|Record Source||USGS Publications Warehouse|
|USGS Organization||Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center|