Please Enter day-of-year, latitude (decimal degrees), and band number for ASTER.
Output is optimal gain for snowy targets, on approximately level terrain.
If your terrain slopes significantly southward, you may want to adjust the
You can also call this program from scripts or programs that can get
information from a URL. As an example, the following gets the gain
settings for DOY=190, Latitude=44, band=3. The result is returned in
plain text format. You can also specify "format=html" for HTML output.
You could use the "curl" program on Linux systems, for example, to get the
data from this service. Be sure to put single quotes around the URL.
$ curl 'http://glims.colorado.edu/cgi-bin/aster_gain.pl?doy=190&lat=44&band=3&format=text'
Key: Gain: 3.827225 (low1 gain at 82.72% saturation)