By C. J. Tucker (auth.), Giles D’Souza, Alan S. Belward, Jean-Paul Malingreau (eds.)

ISBN-10: 9400902034

ISBN-13: 9789400902039

ISBN-10: 9401065756

ISBN-13: 9789401065757

An updated, targeted set of notes protecting all points of NOAA AVHRR facts assortment, pre-processing, research and alertness. contains many FTP websites, email addresses and URL destinations. a few chapters tackle specific facets of the NOAA AVHRR method, equivalent to radiometric calibration and geometric correction, whereas others offer common info of curiosity to any distant sensing learn, corresponding to radiative move modelling and atmospheric correction. The booklet of a publication that covers all vital elements of the therapy and realizing of the knowledge in a single quantity makes the paintings a handy, informative `recipe booklet' that's guaranteed to develop into a favorite for all clients of NOAA AVHRR data.

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1;) is the Planck's function for a blackbody, given in terms of wavenumber as: and V". 1 Vi 4>(v",J = = = = Ti the wave number in the spectral bandwidth of channel i starting wave number of channel i wave number increment for channel i band i spectral response function at the wave number Vi,n band i brightness temperature (1<) 36 The values vIi, L1 Vi and the band spectral responses f/J(v;,,J for 60 values of Vi,. are available in Planet (1979 and updates) and reproduced in Buongiorno (1992).

1991. NOAA Polar Orbiter Data Users Guide. NOAA NESDIS Technical Report, USDoC, Washington, DC. J. , 1988. Data extraction and calibration of TIROS-NINOAA radiometers, NOAA Technical Memorandum NESS 107, USDoC, Washington, DC. Manore, M. , 1986. Secondary targets for the radiometric correction of AVHRR imagery for crop monitoring, Proceedings 10th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 875-889. NOAA, 1990. Report of the Workshop on Radiometric Calibration of Satellite Sensors of Reflected Solar Radiation, NOAA Technical Report NESDIS 55, Washington, DC, 33 pp.

Also, non-linear corrections for channels 4 and 5 are still required. Furthermore, the use of this simplified Planck formulation is valid only over limited temperature ranges, and requires the calculation of a number of "central wave numbers" which minimise the error introduced over the temperature range considered. NOAA have calculated and published the central wave numbers (in cm- i) for channels 3, 4 and 5 as a function of temperature range for each satellite (see Kidwell 1991). As an example those for NOAA-ll are included in Table 5.

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