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Introduction to Remote Sensing

by: Greta Purdy

Introduction to Remote Sensing GEOG 4400

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Greta Purdy
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Greta Purdy on Sunday October 25, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to GEOG 4400 at University of North Texas taught by Staff in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 42 views. For similar materials see /class/229169/geog-4400-university-of-north-texas in Geography at University of North Texas.


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Date Created: 10/25/15
GEOG 440059607 Introduction to Remote Sensing Review List for lVIidterm Examination Note The major materials for review include the textbook and my lecture notes The lecture notes highlight what we have learned in the past lectures and labs while the textbook will help you ll in the details Searching through the Intemet using wwwg00glec0m may also help you clarify any confusion from the lecture notes andor the textbook Your conceptual understanding is emphasized in the exam So if you have any question during your review process please do not hesitate to ask your instructor Definitions and Discussion Chapter 1 In situ data collection Errors introduced to 139 n situ data Remote Sensing RS Advantages and limitations of RS Steps of the Remote Sensing Process The characteristics of the three types of logic Biophysical and hybrid variables The four sensor resolutions Radiometric Resolution Spatial Resolution Spectral Resolution Temporal Resolution Full Width at Half Maximum FWHM Chapter 2 The three energy transfer methods Energy path from the Sun to a remote sensor Electromagnetic Radiation Wave Theory Particle Theory Frequency Wavelength Micrometer and nanometer Blackbody Stefan Bolztmann Law Wien s Displacement Law Refraction Scattering Three types Absorption Water absorption bands Atmospheric windows Re ection Specular re ector and dif lse re ector Transmission Simple radiation budget equation Spectral re ectance curves Spectral Radiance Irradiance Radiant Flux Radiant ux density Radiant Exitance Radiance Path Radiance Chapter 4 Signi cance of aerial photography Vantage point Oblique aerial photo Vertical aerial photo Single Lens camera Multilens camera Image motion compensation Intervalometer The nine annotation marks on aerial photos Focal plane and focal length f stop and shutter speed Additive color theory Subtractive color theory Primary colors and complementary colors Absorption and polarizing lters Radiometric characteristics of Film Transmittance Opacity Density Characteristic Curve Color Infrared Photography Electronic Imaging ChargeCoupled Devices CCDs Photography versus Electronic Imaging Chapter 5 The 4 major reasons for image interpretation The 16 elements of image interpretation Pseudoscopic illusion Convergence of evidence The multiconcept approach Chapter 6 Photogrammetry The 8 major measurements Flightline Exposure Stations Fiducial Marks Endlap and Sidelap Block of aerial photography Uncontrolled photomosaic Principal Point also Conjugate PP Metric measurement with single photo Photograph scales Relief displacement RD Height measurement with RD Height measurement based on shadows Stereoscopic parallax The parallax equation Differential parallax Parallax measurement Air base Baseheight ratio X Y Z measurement based on parallax Ground control horizontal amp vertical Relative and absolute orientation Orthophotography Diiferential Recti cation Equations GEOG 440059607 Introduction to Remote Sensing Digital Elevation Model DEM Chapter 7 Multispectral remote sensing Hyperspectral remote sensing Analogto digital conversion Information ow in spacebome RS Digital image con guration Imaging using discrete detectors and scanner Imaging using linear arrays Landsat Program Characteristics Multi Spectral Scanner MSS TM and its improvement over MSS Application of the 2 mid IR bands ETM and its improvement over TM The four resolutions of di erent sensors Sun Synchronous Orbit Orbital inclination angle Local Sun Time World Reference System WRS SPOT Program Characteristics SidetoSide OffNadir Viewing Pointability SPOT Stereoscopic Imaging Comparison of SPOT HRV and TM NOAA Satellites and AVHRR Imagery AVHRR Spectral Channels AVHRR LAC and GAC Resolutions Normalized Di erence Vegetation Index GOES Satellites and their Characteristics AVIRIS characteristics Earth Observing System EOS MODIS and ASTER Everything you have seen to this point is fair game I do not expect you to have them memorized but if I were to put them on the test I would expect you to know what they are and what they mean in terms of usage


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