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CCD image acquisition for multispectral teledetection
Author(s): R. Peralta-Fabi; A. Peralta; Jorge M. Prado; Esau Vicente; M. Navarette
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Paper Abstract

A low cost high-reliability multispectral video system has been developed for airborne remote sensing. Three low weight CCD cameras are mounted together with a photographic camera in a keviar composite self-contained structure. The CCD cameras are remotely controlled have spectral filters (80 nm at 50 T) placed in front of their optical system and all cameras are aligned to capture the same image field. Filters may be changed so as to adjust spectral bands according to the object s reflectance properties but a set of bands common to most remote sensing aircraft and satellites are usually placed covering visible and near JR. This paper presents results obtained with this system and some comparisons as to the cost resolution and atmospheric correction advantages with respect to other more costly devices. Also a brief description of the Remotely Piloted Vehicle (RPV) project where the camera system will be mounted is given. The images so obtained replace the costlier ones obtained by satellites in severai specific applications. Other applications under development include fire monitoring identification of vegetation in the field and in the laboratory discrimination of objects by color for industrial applications and for geological and engineering surveys. 1.

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Date Published: 12 August 1992
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1656, High-Resolution Sensors and Hybrid Systems, (12 August 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.135916
Show Author Affiliations
R. Peralta-Fabi, Univ. Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (Mexico)
A. Peralta, Univ. Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (Mexico)
Jorge M. Prado, Univ. Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (Mexico)
Esau Vicente, Univ. Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (Mexico)
M. Navarette, Univ. Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (Mexico)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1656:
High-Resolution Sensors and Hybrid Systems
Morley M. Blouke; Winchyi Chang; Laurence J. Thorpe; Rajinder P. Khosla, Editor(s)

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