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Unit 35 - Raster Storage

  • Author(s): Unit 35, CC in GIS
  • Peuquet, Donna
  • Editor(s): Goodchild, Michael F.
  • Kemp, Karen K.
  • et al.

This unit gives an overview of some different options for storing raster data including advantages and disadvantages of each. Run encoding and several different scan orders, including row order, row prime order (boustrophedon), Morton order and Peano scan, are described and compared.

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