EPIC: Web image contrast

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EPIC: Web image contrast

by steve_albers_spire » Thu Mar 18, 2021 4:17 pm America/New_York

I'm curious about whether the contrast of the web imagery for EPIC images is set to match the actual scene when displayed on a standard monitor. The images seem possibly with slightly too much contrast, though I'm not sure. Is a gamma value of 2.2 assumed during the color processing?

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Re: EPIC: Web image contrast

by ASDC - rkey » Fri Mar 19, 2021 4:19 pm America/New_York

Greetings steve_albers_spire,

Thanks for asking your question on the Earthdata Forum. We've reached out to our DSCOVR Subject Matter Expert to assist in answering your inquiry. In the meantime, you may find the following links informative as we await a response.

Here you can switch between Natural and Enhanced Images:
https://epic.gsfc.nasa.gov
Specifics of the Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) camera:
https://epic.gsfc.nasa.gov/about/epic
Articles Relevant to the DSCOVR Mission:
https://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/content/dsc ... bservatory

Best Regards

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