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Jul 14, 2006

ISIS Release Notes - Jul 14th, 2006 Release Notes have been linked. These notes include descriptions of the new updates included in this release.

ISIS Program List - Alphabetical and ISIS Program List - Menu Categories - Updated these two pages with new ISIS programs.

NAIF SPICE Kernels - Updated to include the extended mission mapping cycles 85 through 93.

Installation Guide - Updated with new platform test verifications, and new ISIS data directory sizes.
Nov 17, 2005

ISIS Release Notes - Nov 18th, 2005 Release Notes have been linked. These notes include descriptions of the new updates included in this release.

ISIS Program List - Alphabetical and ISIS Program List - Menu Categories - Updated these two pages with new ISIS programs.

NAIF SPICE Kernels - Updated to include the extended mission mapping cycles 79 through 84.

Programmer Documentation - Added new notes on ISIS 2.3.X source code and programming environment.
June 24, 2005

ISIS Release Notes - June 24th, 2005 Release Notes have been linked. These notes include descriptions of the new updates included in this release.

ISIS Program List - Alphabetical and ISIS Program List - Menu Categories - Updated these two pages with new ISIS programs.

NAIF SPICE Kernels - Updated to include the extended mission mapping cycles 76 through 78.

ISIS Documentation - Added *NEW* Viking Image Processing using ISIS Level Software page. The existing "Viking Image Processing using ISIS Software" page is now Viking Image Processing using Pre ISIS Level Software.

ISIS Documentation - Added two *NEW* "Controlled Mosaicing Procedures (ISIS Geodesy Software)" pages. They are: Making Controlled Mosaics of Viking Images and Making Controlled Mosaics of CASSINI Images.
February 10, 2005

ISIS Release Notes - February 10th, 2005 Release Notes have been linked. These notes include descriptions of the new updates included in this release.

ISIS Program List - Alphabetical and ISIS Program List - Menu Categories - Updated these two pages with new ISIS programs.

NAIF SPICE Kernels - Updated to include the extended mission mapping cycles 67 through 75.
October 22, 2004

ISIS Release Notes - October 22nd, 2004 Release Notes have been linked. These notes include descriptions of the new updates included in this release.

ISIS Program List - Alphabetical and ISIS Program List - Menu Categories - Updated these two pages with new ISIS programs.
August 20, 2004

ISIS Documentatation Main Page and ISIS Documentation - Removed the "ISIS Registration" and "ISIS Discussion" buttons and links, and redirected the links for "Requested Changes and Features" and "User Feedback" to the ISIS Support Center (URL: http://isis.astrogeology.usgs.gov/IsisSupport/).

ISIS Acquisition - Changed the ISIS distribution method from DVD and "rsync" to just "rsync".

ISIS Overview - Updated the supported platforms under ISIS.

NAIF SPICE Kernels - Updated to include the extended mission mapping cycles 55 through 66.

Distribution and Support Policy and Policy on Support for External ISIS Users - Changed the ISIS distribution method from DVD and "rsync" to just "rsync" and updated the ISIS Support Center link to point to the new support forum. http://isis.astrogeology.usgs.gov/IsisSupport/

Policy on ISIS Programming and Production of Digital Image Models with ISIS - Updated the ISIS Support Center link to point to the new support forum.

Credits and Acknowledgements - Updated with the new missions Caasini, Mars Exploration Rover (MER) and Mars Express (MEX)
June 09, 2004

ISIS Release Notes - June 15th, 2004 Release Notes have been linked. These notes include descriptions of the new updates included in this release.

ISIS Program List - Alphabetical and ISIS Program List - Menu Categories - Updated these two pages with new ISIS programs.

ISIS Installation Guide - Updated for the June 15th, 2004 release: added the new Cassini and Mars Express data to the optional ISIS data kit installation; updated the supported platforms specifications; announced "rsync" as the prime public distribution method (DVD distributions are no longer available).

All support is now handled through the Isis Support Center (URL: http://isis.astrogeology.usgs.gov/IsisSupport/).
August 29, 2003

Mars Odyssey THEMIS Geometry Processing With ISIS - Updated to reflect the software changes since the March 20th, 2003 ISIS update.
July 31, 2003

NAIF SPICE Kernels - Updated to include the extended mission mapping cycles 43 through 54.
July 23, 2003

ISIS Release Notes - July 23rd, 2003 Release Notes have been linked. These notes include descriptions of the new updates included in this release.

ISIS Program List - Alphabetical and ISIS Program List - Menu Categories - Updated these two pages with new ISIS programs.

ISIS Installation Guide - Updated for the July 23rd, 2003 release - Added the new Mars Exploration Rover data to the optional ISIS data kit installation.
April 01, 2003

NAIF SPICE Kernels - Updated to include the extended mission mapping cycles 31 through 42.
March 25, 2003

ISIS Release Notes - March 20th, 2003 Release Notes have been linked. These notes include descriptions of the new updates included in this release.

ISIS Program List - Alphabetical and ISIS Program List - Menu Categories - Updated these two pages with new ISIS programs.

ISIS Installation Guide - Updated for the March 20, 2003 release - Added the new PDPLOT utility to the ISIS base kit installation.
March 05, 2003

All support is now handled through the Isis Support Center (URL: http://isisdist.wr.usgs.gov) - SUPERSEDED JUNE 09, 2004.
February 14, 2003

Mars Odyssey THEMIS Geometry Processing With ISIS - Updated to reflect the software changes as of the January 30, 2003 ISIS update.
February 07, 2003

ISIS Documentation - TES Emissivity Data Processing with ISIS - A new page to announce TES processing capabilities with ISIS.

ISIS Program List - Alphabetical and ISIS Program List - Menu Categories - Updated these two pages with new ISIS programs.

ISIS Release Notes - January 30th, 2003 Release Notes have been linked. These notes include descriptions of the new updates included in this release.
November 05, 2002

ISIS Installation Guide - Updated for the October 15, 2002 release.

ISIS Documentation - Removed links to Patch Installation Guide.

ISIS Acquisistion - Removed references and links to ISIS Patch Request web page, and Compaq Alpha platforms, and announced the new download utility "rsync". Updated the ISIS Relase date to Nov 15, 2002.

ISIS Distribution and Support Policies - Updated this page with the new THEMIS and Lunar Orbiter data areas, and announced the new "rsync" utility.
September 13, 2002

Mars Odyssey THEMIS Geometry Processing With ISIS - This page has been created to introduce the new THEMIS processing with ISIS.
September 12, 2002

ISIS Program List - Alphabetical and ISIS Program List - Menu Categories - Updated these two pages with new ISIS programs.

ISIS Patches and ISIS Release Notes - Removed patch links and patch release notes for May 15th, 2002 ISIS Release.

October 15th, 2002 Release Notes - New Description of updates included in this release.
April 10, 2002

ISIS Program List - Alphabetical and ISIS Program List - Menu Categories - Updated these two pages with new ISIS programs.
December 05, 2001

ISIS Program List - Alphabetical and ISIS Program List - Menu Categories - Updated these two pages with new ISIS programs.
November 28, 2001

ISIS Patches and ISIS Release Notes - Added a link to the November 16, 2001 "cv" patch and patch release notes, and removed links to the June 26, 2001 "cv" patch and patch release notes.
November 16, 2001

ISIS Patches and ISIS Release Notes - Added a link to the November 16, 2001 "dform" and "mosaic" patches and patch release notes.
October 12, 2001

ISIS Patches and ISIS Release Notes - Added a link to the October 12, 2001 moc2isis_translation.def.1 patch.
September 13, 2001

MGS Mars Orbiter Camera Image Processing with ISIS - Added a link to "NAIF SPICE Kernels in the ISIS System".
August 24, 2001

ISIS Patches and ISIS Release Notes - Added a link to the June 26, 2001 patches and patch release notes.
August 21, 2001

ISIS Patches and ISIS Release Notes - Added a link to the July 19, 2001 and August 16, 2001 patches and patch release notes.
June 08, 2001

ISIS Documentation - Added a link to the new page Accessing an ISIS Cube from an IDL Program.
May 23, 2001

ISIS Appendix E - Environment Variables - Updated to include a description of the use of the PERL5LIB environment variable.

ISIS Patches and ISIS Release Notes - Removed patch links and patch release notes for August 2000 ISIS Release.

Frequently Asked Questions - Redefined the issue of needing Perl to successfully install ISIS as pertaining to the August 15, 2000 release only.
May 22, 2001

MGS/MOC Image Processing Capabilities with ISIS - This page has been updated to reflect the current state of MOC processing capabilities.

ISIS Documentation - Added links to two new pages for the May 15, 2001 release: Projection Offset Parameter Discrepancies Among USGS-Produced Planetary Digital Global Maps and Definition of Keywords in the Image Map Projection Group for ISIS.

ISIS Program List - Alphabetical and ISIS Program List - Menu Categories - Updated these two pages with new ISIS programs.

May 15th, 2001 Release Notes - New Description of updates included in this release.

ISIS Installation Guide - Updated for the May 15, 2001 release.
May 1, 2001

ISIS Acquisition - Added a request for the "Number of people that will be using ISIS".
April 24, 2001

ISIS Program List - Alphabetical and ISIS Program List - Menu Categories - Updated these two pages with new ISIS programs.

ISIS Known Bugs - Deleted bug reports relating to "tvtie", "cv", and "isis2std".
March 28, 2001

ISIS Program List - Alphabetical and ISIS Program List - Menu Categories - Updated these two pages with new IDL and ISIS programs.
March 15, 2001

ISIS Docmentation - Added a link to the HDF/HDF-EOS Standalone CV (Cube Visualization Program).

ISIS Patches - Added notes for March 14, 2001 HDF/HDF-EOS Standalone CV software patch.

ISIS Release Notes - Updated the menu with the HDF/HDF-EOS Standalone CV release notes link.
November 21, 2000

Notes on Use of the IDL Display Programs - Added an explanation on how to turn off GNOME.

August 15th, 2000 Release Notes - Added a message pertaining to the necessity of PERL for successfull ISIS release CD-ROM download.

ISIS Installation Guide - Added a message pertaining to the necessity of PERL for successfull ISIS release CD-ROM download.

Frequently Asked Questions - Added an explanation of how to download ISIS from the ISIS release CD-ROM when PERL is not locally installed. Also defined how to properly mount the ISIS release CD-ROM on an Alpha OFS1 system.
November 1, 2000

ISIS Program List - Alphabetical and ISIS Program List - Menu Categories - Updated these two pages with MGS/MOC programs.
October 26, 2000

Notes on Use of the IDL Display Programs - Added a reference to the problems that arrise when using GNOME and IDL display programs.
October 20, 2000

Frequently Asked Questions - Added an explanation for receiving a "Not enough memory to return a STRING" error message when processing Viking data.
October 3, 2000

Known Bugs - Updated with information to correct for a bug in the make_startup script used in the August 15, 2000 ISIS release CD-ROMs.
August 29, 2000

Policy on Support for External ISIS Users - The ISIS support policy has been updates for the current release.

Frequently Asked Questions - Removed all reference to RedHat 6.0 support.
August 25, 2000

ISIS Appendix E - Environment Variables - The ISIS_FPU_CONTROL environment variable description has been added.
August 24, 2000

Notes on Use of the IDL Display Programs - This page now provides a more detailed description on how to set up your display for IDL.

Frequently Asked Questions - Updated the list of supported platforms.

ISIS Installation Guide - Updated for the August 15, 2000 release.
August 23, 2000

ISIS Patch Request - Removed SGI as a supported platform.
August 15, 2000

August 15th, 2000 Release Notes - New Description of updates included in this release.

PERL development language programs have been added to ISIS in $ISISEXE. See ISIS Release Notes - Aug 15, 2000 Release Notes for more details.

ISIS Acquisition - Updated to allow acquiring the August 15, 2000 ISIS release.

ISIS Patches - Removed patch links for June 1999 ISIS Release.
August 10, 2000

MGS Mars Orbiter Camera Image Processing with ISIS - This page has been updated to reflect the current state of MOC processing capabilities.
March 23, 2000

Known Bugs - Updated with two new IDL 5.2 bugs concerning CV and TVTIE.
March 21, 2000

Voyager and Galileo SSI Image Processing with ISIS - The old Voyager page has been updated to include Galileo SSI image processing steps.
August 9, 1999

MGS Mars Orbiter Camera Image Processing with ISIS - New page that describes the current state of MOC processing capability.

Installation Guide - Updated to correct error in tar command for backing up previous version of ISIS to tape.
August 4, 1999

ISIS Discussion Email List - New page that describes the new ISIS Discussion email list.
July 8, 1999

User Feedback - Updated to remove the fill-in form. All questions/comments should now be emailed to isis-support@flagmail.wr.usgs.gov.
July 7, 1999

Policy on ISIS Programming - Updated to indicate that programming questions should be sent to isis-support@flagmail.wr.usgs.gov. (Both questions on use of ISIS and questions on ISIS programming should now be sent to this email address.)
June 30, 1999

What's New on the ISIS Web Site - New summary of additions and changes to the ISIS web site.

ISIS Acquisition - Updated to allow acquiring the June 15, 1999 ISIS release.

Policy on Support for External ISIS Users - Important NEW page that describes our policy on support for ISIS users at other institutions.

ISIS Overview - Updated the list of supported platforms.

Frequently Asked Questions - Updated the list of supported platforms.

Notes on ISIS Documentation - NEW page that includes instructions on producing a hard-copy program reference manual and other miscellaneous documentation notes.

Overview of ISIS Architecture - Updated to more accurately describe the current state of the system, including invoking ISIS programs from the Unix shell prompt, etc. Also added a link to the JPL VICAR documentation page that describes the TAE Terminal Control Language (TCL), which is use for writing procedure PDFs that automatically run a series of application programs.

Appendix A - Example Cube Label - Updated to illustrate a current example of a cube label.

Appendix B - Example Cube History - Updated to illustrate a current example of a cube history.

Appendix E - Environment Variables - NEW appendix to the Overview of ISIS Architecture that contains a summary of environment variables that can be used to control ISIS processing.

Appendix F - Example ISL Label - NEW appendix that contains an example Instrument Spectral Library label.

Appendix G - ISL Spectral Header Structure - NEW appendix that describes the structure of the spectral headers on entries in an Instrument Spectral Library.

Notes on Use of IDL Display Programs - NEW page that includes information on required set-up for running the IDL display programs, information on running "tvtie"/"tvimp" on smaller screens, information on using different versions of IDL, etc.

Display Program Summary - Updated to include the READBACKPLANE IDL routine.

ISIS Program List - Alphabetical - Updated to include new programs.

ISIS Program List - Menu Categories - Updated to include new programs, including new category for the Mars Global Surveyor MOC instrument.

ISIS Spectral Libraries - NEW page that describes available SPECPR and SPAM format spectral libraries that can be converted to ISIS Instrument Spectral Library (ISL) files.

Exchanging Data with Other Software Systems - NEW page that describes suggestions on techniques for exchanging data between ISIS and other software systems.

Clementine Image Processing with ISIS - Updated to describe the programs and PDFs that are currently being used in the system.

Voyager and Galileo SSI Image Processing with ISIS - Updated to describe the programs and PDFs that are currently being used in the system. This includes the addition of information on processing Galileo SSI data sets.

Viking Image Processing with ISIS - Updated to describe the programs and PDFs that are currently being used in the system.

June 15, 1999 Release Notes - NEW description of updates included in this release.

Requested Changes/Features - Updated to list additional requests.

Known Bugs - Updated to include new information and to remove references to bugs that have been fixed.

Credits and Acknowledgements - Updated to acknowledge technology obtained from the JPL VICAR system.

Policy on ISIS Programming - NEW page that describes our policy on ISIS programming support.

Programmer Documentation - NEW page that describes available documentation on writing ISIS programs.

Distribution and Support Policy - Updated to describe the new distribution and support policies.

Installation Guide - Updated for this release.

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