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Multispectral imagery exploitation techniques
Author(s): Matt Heric; Carroll Lucas; Alfred C. Crane
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Paper Abstract

To determine the spatial resolutions necessary for specific types of analyses and requirements, it is appropriate to examine the sizes, densities, and contrasts of features that will eventually be studied. Indeed, the level of detail for an investigation is primarily a joint function of spatial and spectral resolution. Multispectral and multisensor resolutions are also important; however, these parameters are not as critical as spatial resolution. Thus, the determination of the needed spatial resolutions for interpretations is a function of the analytical requirements for the eventual application. A variety of interpretation requirements ranging from site generalization to item-specific identification exist for the reconnaissance communities.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 December 1993
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 2023, Airborne Reconnaissance XVII, (20 December 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.165513
Show Author Affiliations
Matt Heric, Autometric, Inc. (United States)
Carroll Lucas, Autometric, Inc. (United States)
Alfred C. Crane, Autometric, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2023:
Airborne Reconnaissance XVII
Paul A. Henkel; Thomas W. Augustyn; Wallace G. Fishell, Editor(s)

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