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Methods for estimation of and correction for atmospheric effects on remotely sensed data
Author(s): John R. Schott
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Paper Abstract

Methods for atmospheric calibration of reflected and thermal images using ground truth are briefly reviewed. These methods set the stage for consideration of `in-scene' and atmospheric propagation modeling methods. The emphasis is on placing the `in-scene' and radiation propagation methods in a common radiometric framework and discussing the strengths and weaknesses of the various methods. The methods treated include multiple altitude, multiple look angle, multiple bandpass, and LOWTRAN-style radiation propagation models for calibration of thermal infrared airborne and/or satellite systems. A limited treatment of selected methods for calibration of atmospheric effects in the reflected region is also included.

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Date Published: 15 September 1993
PDF: 35 pages
Proc. SPIE 1968, Atmospheric Propagation and Remote Sensing II, (15 September 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.154850
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John R. Schott, Rochester Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1968:
Atmospheric Propagation and Remote Sensing II
Anton Kohnle; Walter B. Miller, Editor(s)

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