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Space-based remote sensing of the earth

Space-based remote sensing of the earth

a report to the Congress

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration in [Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Remote sensing.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    SeriesNASA-TM -- 89709., NASA technical memorandum -- 89709.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Commerce., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18030626M

    For Earth observation three applications of acoustic remote sensing sensors are exemplified in this book chapter. The first application is the usage of Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler. The Importance of Image Registration for Remote Sensing and machine vision, as well as space-based scientists working in the fields of Earth remote sensing, planetary studies, and deep space research. 6 Part 1 The Importance of Image Registration containing vector data. An image is an array of single measurements, and align-File Size: KB.

    The first chapter covers the characterization of aerosols and gases by passive remote sensing. The next chapter presents the correlation of optical images for quantifying the deformation of the Earth's surface and geomorphological processes. The third chapter is examines remote sensing applications in the mining environment. Remote Sensing of the Earth's resources from space-based sensors has evolved in the past forty years from a scientific experiment to a commonly used technological tool. The scientific applications and engineering aspects of remote sensing systems have been studied by: 1.

    Remote Sensing of Aerosols, Clouds, and Precipitation compiles recent advances in aerosol, cloud, and precipitation remote sensing from new satellite observations. The book examines a wide range of measurements from microwave (both active and passive), visible, and infrared portions of the spectrum. Space-Based Astronomy AN EDUCATOR GUIDE WITH ACTIVITIES FOR SCIENCE, MATHEMATICS, AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION and the limits of Earth’s atmosphere. * Space Based Atronomy.b/w 2/28/01 AM Page 5. the peaceful pursuit of scientific discovery. In the of astronomical bodies by remote sensing from Earth or its vicinity. Because the.


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Get this from a library. Space-based remote sensing of the earth: a report to the Congress. [United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.;]. Space-based remote sensing of the earth and its atmosphere. Washington, D.C.: NASA: NOAA: [National Aeronautics and Space Administration, ?] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States.

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