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Evolution of the Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging Spectrometer flight and ground data processing system
Author(s): Wallace M. Porter; Thomas G. Chrien; Earl G. Hansen; Charles M. Sarture
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Paper Abstract

The modifications made to both the AVIRIS instrument and the data processing facility since the instrument made its initial flight in the summer of 1987 are described. Historical development of the data system is discussed and attention is given to enhancements to instrument stability and noise performance. AVIRIS data facility objectives include rapid and automated decommutation and archiving of data, the ability to assess the quality of the data and health of the instrument, and the provision of an automated procedure for applying radiometric corrections to the data and providing responsive processing of data requests from investigators. The modifications described have resulted in an overall radiometric stability of better than 10 percent, with stability of only a few percent during a single flight.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1990
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1298, Imaging Spectroscopy of the Terrestrial Environment, (1 September 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.21332
Show Author Affiliations
Wallace M. Porter, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Thomas G. Chrien, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Earl G. Hansen, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Charles M. Sarture, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1298:
Imaging Spectroscopy of the Terrestrial Environment
Gregg Vane, Editor(s)

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