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Resource satellites and remote airborne sensing for Canada

Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing (1st 1972 Ottawa)

Resource satellites and remote airborne sensing for Canada

proceedings of the first Canadian symposium on remote sensing, Ottawa, February, 1972

by Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing (1st 1972 Ottawa)

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Published by the Symposium for the Canada Centre for Remote Sensing in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited and prepared by Dennis White. Vol.1.
ContributionsWhite, Dennis., Canada Centre for Remote Sensing.
The Physical Object
Paginationviiip., p.1-344 :
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14173798M

Close-up photography Promimal Remote Sensing began in with the primitive but amazing images by by the Frenchmen Daguerre and Neipce. Here is the picture he obtained of the Swedish landscape: Perhaps the most novel platform at the beginning of the 20th century was the famed Bavarian pigeon fleet that operated in Europe. Van der Piepen, H. The step in which this problem is resolved is called georeferencingand involves computer-aided matching of points in the image typically 30 or more points per image which is extrapolated with the use of an established benchmark, "warping" the image to produce accurate spatial data. Bergen, Institute of Marine Research, 63 p. Spectral resolution The wavelength of the different frequency bands recorded — usually, this is related to the number of frequency bands recorded by the platform.

Most methods are based on sensing of photons quantum particles that have a wide range of energies; a specific photon will have some energy value that has its own unique corresponding frequency [number of cycles of a sine waveform per unit time] in the electromagnetic EM spectrum. Regional Studies: Use of Mosaics from Landsat 8. Remote Sensing Environ. Atmospheric correction Elimination of atmospheric haze by rescaling each frequency band so that its minimum value usually realised in water bodies corresponds to a pixel value of 0. The United States has increased its citizens considerably since

Hyperspectral imagers are used in various applications including mineralogy, biology, defence, and environmental measurements. For the same object, the pixel radiance value on the shady slope will be different from that on the sunny slope. These links, in turn, have their own sets of links, which, as you explore them, will broaden your acquaintance with the many facets of remote sensing and its popular applications. Using a U.


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