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Sea surface temperature mapping using Landsat Thematic Mapper data
Author(s): Jos Kogeler; Kai Sorensen
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Paper Abstract

Use of Landsat-5 Thematic Mapper data has been difficult due to uncertainty about the calibration constants. In order to establish a correct relation between the satellite signal and surface temperature, it has been necessary to use a high number of in-situ data for each new satellite scene. In the period 1984 - 1992 we used Landsat 5 TM data for mapping Sea surface temperatures at 20 occasions. We have been able to derive a linear correlation between pixel values in system corrected digital TM data and in situ measured temperatures.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 December 1993
PDF: 1 pages
Proc. SPIE 2048, Underwater Light Measurements, (10 December 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.165505
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Jos Kogeler, Akvaplan-niva AS (Norway)
Kai Sorensen, NIVA (Norway)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2048:
Underwater Light Measurements
Hans-Christian Eilertsen, Editor(s)

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