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Geophysical Environmental Research Corporation 63-channel airborne imaging spectrometer and 12-band thermal scanner
Author(s): William E. Collins; Sheng-Huei Chang
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Paper Abstract

Two Geophysical Environmental Research Corp. (GER) scanners are discussed in this paper. The GER 63 channel airborne imaging spectrometer covers 0.4-2.5 micrometer. There are 24 channels from 500-1000 nm, 7 channels from 1-1.8 micrometer and 32 channels from 2-2.5 micrometer. The thermal scanner has one channel in 0.4-1.1 micrometer, one channel in 3-5 micrometer, 3 channels with 1 micrometer bandwidth in 8-12 micrometer, 6 channels with half micrometer bandwidth in 8-12 micrometer and one channel in 8-12 micrometer. The GER thermal scanner was first flown in January 1990. The initial results indicate that this type of scanner gives the lowest noise equivalent temperature available.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1990
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1298, Imaging Spectroscopy of the Terrestrial Environment, (1 September 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.21336
Show Author Affiliations
William E. Collins, Geophysical Environmental Research Corp. (United States)
Sheng-Huei Chang, Geophysical Environmental Research Corp. (United States)


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

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