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by: Jamarcus Ritchie V


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Jamarcus Ritchie V
Texas A&M
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Date Created: 10/21/15
Midterm 3 Study Guide Topic 8 Thermal Remote Sensing Understand and be able to explain both the StefaniBoltzman law and Wein39s displacement law you should also understand how these relate to point 3 under Lecture 2 Understand the differences between a blackbody a graybody and a selective radiator Understand the concept of emissivity Understand Kirchoff39s Radiation Law Know what wavelength39s are useful from thermal remote sensing and why these wavelengths are useful Understand Thermal conductivity heat capacity and thermal inertia Understand how and why the temperatures of objects can change from day to night Understand the type of geometric distortions present in thermal imagery and how the size of the resolution instrument varies in the alongitrack and crossitrack directions Be able to interpret some thermal image Expect some calculations Topic 9 Radar Remote Sensing 000000 Be able to define Radar Know the advanmges of Radar over other sensors Know the typical wavelengths Know about Polarizations Know what SAR instruments have been or are in space Understand basically how a Radar works 0 Understand the role that time plays Understand the 3 basic types of scatterers Understand the effects of surface roughness Know and be able to sketch the basics of Radar Geometry 39 Azimuth Direction Along Track 39 Range Direction Cross Track 39 Depression look and incident angles OOO 39 Slant Range Versus Ground Range 0 Understand the differences between layover foreshortening and shadow equations will not be covered 0 Understand the effect of depression angle on foreshortening 0 Understand the concept ofmultilooking 0 Understand what controls the resolution ofa Radar in the Range direction 0 Understand what controls the resolution ofa Radar in the Azimuth Direction Think about the equations 0 Understand the difference between a Real and a Synthetic Aperture Radar Topic 10 LIDAR The LIDAR chapter is very brief You should be able to undersmnd most ofwhat is presented as the lecture only covers a small fraction 0 Know the differences between DEMs DTMs and DSMs 0 Understand the principles of LIDAR systems 0 Relationship between range and travel time 0 What wavelengths are used for LIDAR 0 What a laser footprint is and what factors influence its size 0 What is meant by across track point spacing and what typically spacings posting are 0 Understand where LIDAR returns come from in different environments soil forest urban areas and what this means from DEMS extracted from them What is meat by first intermediate and last returns 0 What influences the intensity of LIDAR returns and what LIDAR intensity images are good for 0 Understand the vertical and horizontal accuracies of LIDAR mean and what typical values for these accuracies are Topic 11 Digital Image Processing You should also understand the following concepts that were presented in class Many but not all of the concepts are also covered in the labs and Remote Sensing Tutorial 0 Preprocessing step 0 Image Rectification 39 Geometric Rectification 0 How geometric rectification is performed 0 What types of resampling schemes can be used 0 Radiometric Correction 39 At a minimum you should be able to list the typical steps done in Radiometric preprocessing and know why corrections for solar zenith angle and atmospheric corrections are done 39 You should know about dropped lines and striping and random noise removal 0 Image Enhancement 0 Contrast Enhancement 39 Thresholding 39 Contrast Stretching we covered multiple types 0 Spatial Enhancement kernel operations 0 Multiilmage Enhancements 39 Band Ratioing 39 Principal Components 0 Image Classification 0 Supervised 39 Parallelepiped 39 Maximum Likelihood 39 Minimum Distance 0 Unsupervised 39 Relationship between informational and spectral classes That s all Folks


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