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Interface Band

All Superinterfaces:
RangeDimension

@UML(identifier="MD_Band",
     specification=ISO_19115)
public interface Band
extends RangeDimension

Range of wavelengths in the electromagnetic spectrum.

Since:
GeoAPI 2.0

Method Summary
 BandDefinition getBandBoundaryDefinition()
          Designation of criterion for defining maximum and minimum wavelengths for a spectral band.
 Integer getBitsPerValue()
          Maximum number of significant bits in the uncompressed representation for the value in each band of each pixel.
 PolarizationOrientation getDetectedPolarization()
          Polarization of the radiation detected.
 Double getMaxValue()
          Longest wavelength that the sensor is capable of collecting within a designated band.
 Double getMinValue()
          Shortest wavelength that the sensor is capable of collecting within a designated band.
 Double getNominalSpatialResolution()
          Smallest distance between which separate points can be distinguished, as specified in instrument design.
 Double getOffset()
          The physical value corresponding to a cell value of zero.
 Double getPeakResponse()
          Wavelength at which the response is the highest.
 Double getScaleFactor()
          Scale factor which has been applied to the cell value.
 Integer getToneGradation()
          Number of discrete numerical values in the grid data.
 TransferFunctionType getTransferFunctionType()
          Type of transfer function to be used when scaling a physical value for a given element.
 PolarizationOrientation getTransmittedPolarization()
          Polarization of the radiation transmitted.
 Unit<Length> getUnits()
          Units in which sensor wavelengths are expressed.
 
Methods inherited from interface RangeDimension
getDescriptor, getSequenceIdentifier
 

Method Detail

getMaxValue

@UML(identifier="maxValue",
     obligation=OPTIONAL,
     specification=ISO_19115)
Double getMaxValue()
Longest wavelength that the sensor is capable of collecting within a designated band. Returns null if unspecified.

Returns:
Longest wavelength that the sensor is capable of collecting within a designated band, or null if unknown. The units of measurement is given by getUnits().

getMinValue

@UML(identifier="minValue",
     obligation=OPTIONAL,
     specification=ISO_19115)
Double getMinValue()
Shortest wavelength that the sensor is capable of collecting within a designated band. Returns null if unspecified.

Returns:
Shortest wavelength that the sensor is capable of collecting within a designated band, or null if unknown. The units of measurement is given by getUnits().

getPeakResponse

@UML(identifier="peakResponse",
     obligation=OPTIONAL,
     specification=ISO_19115)
Double getPeakResponse()
Wavelength at which the response is the highest. Returns null if unspecified.

Returns:
Wavelength at which the response is the highest, or null if unknown. The units of measurement is given by getUnits().

getUnits

@UML(identifier="units",
     obligation=CONDITIONAL,
     specification=ISO_19115)
Unit<Length> getUnits()
Units in which sensor wavelengths are expressed.

Returns:
Units in which sensor wavelengths are expressed, or null.
Condition:
min value, max value or peak response is provided.

getBitsPerValue

@UML(identifier="bitsPerValue",
     obligation=OPTIONAL,
     specification=ISO_19115)
Integer getBitsPerValue()
Maximum number of significant bits in the uncompressed representation for the value in each band of each pixel. Returns null if unspecified.

Returns:
Maximum number of significant bits in the uncompressed representation, or null.

getToneGradation

@UML(identifier="toneGradation",
     obligation=OPTIONAL,
     specification=ISO_19115)
Integer getToneGradation()
Number of discrete numerical values in the grid data. Returns null if unspecified.

Returns:
Number of discrete numerical values in the grid data, or null.

getScaleFactor

@UML(identifier="scaleFactor",
     obligation=OPTIONAL,
     specification=ISO_19115)
Double getScaleFactor()
Scale factor which has been applied to the cell value. Returns null if unspecified.

Returns:
Scale factor which has been applied to the cell value, or null.

getOffset

@UML(identifier="offset",
     obligation=OPTIONAL,
     specification=ISO_19115)
Double getOffset()
The physical value corresponding to a cell value of zero. Returns null if unspecified.

Returns:
The physical value corresponding to a cell value of zero, or null.

getBandBoundaryDefinition

@UML(identifier="bandBoundaryDefinition",
     obligation=OPTIONAL,
     specification=ISO_19115_2)
BandDefinition getBandBoundaryDefinition()
Designation of criterion for defining maximum and minimum wavelengths for a spectral band.

Returns:
Criterion for defining maximum and minimum wavelengths.
Since:
GeoAPI 2.3

getNominalSpatialResolution

@UML(identifier="nominalSpatialResolution",
     obligation=OPTIONAL,
     specification=ISO_19115_2)
Double getNominalSpatialResolution()
Smallest distance between which separate points can be distinguished, as specified in instrument design.

Warning: The return type of this method may change in GeoAPI 3.1. It may be replaced by the Length type in order to provide unit of measurement together with the value.

Returns:
Smallest distance between which separate points can be distinguished.
Since:
GeoAPI 2.3
Unit:
Distance

getTransferFunctionType

@UML(identifier="transferFunctionType",
     obligation=OPTIONAL,
     specification=ISO_19115_2)
TransferFunctionType getTransferFunctionType()
Type of transfer function to be used when scaling a physical value for a given element.

Returns:
Type of transfer function.
Since:
GeoAPI 2.3

getTransmittedPolarization

@UML(identifier="transmittedPolarization",
     obligation=OPTIONAL,
     specification=ISO_19115_2)
PolarizationOrientation getTransmittedPolarization()
Polarization of the radiation transmitted.

Returns:
Polarization of the radiation transmitted.
Since:
GeoAPI 2.3

getDetectedPolarization

@UML(identifier="detectedPolarization",
     obligation=OPTIONAL,
     specification=ISO_19115_2)
PolarizationOrientation getDetectedPolarization()
Polarization of the radiation detected.

Returns:
Polarization of the radiation detected.
Since:
GeoAPI 2.3


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