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ready Geographic Tagged Image File Format

Abbreviation: GeoTIFF

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The Geographic Tagged Image File Format (GeoTIFF) format is used throughout the geospatial and earth science communities to share geographic image data. GeoTIFF is based on the TIFF format and is used as an interchange format for georeferenced raster imagery. GeoTIFF defines a set of TIFF tags provided to describe all "Cartographic" information associated with TIFF imagery that originates from satellite imaging systems, scanned aerial photography, scanned maps, digital elevation models, or as a result of geographic analyses. The goal is to provide a consistent mechanism for referencing a raster image to a known model space or earth-based coordinate reference system and for describing those coordinate reference systems.


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Record added: Sept. 29, 2020, 2:04 p.m.
Record updated: Sept. 29, 2020, 2:04 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.



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