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Surfing for spectra: hyperspectral data archiving and dissemination on the Internet
Author(s): Bruce W. Evans; David M. Hull
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Paper Abstract

TRW is developing a World Wide Web based hyperspectral remote sensing data archive to provide diverse user communities with easy to use archive search and timely data transfer capabilities. This paper describes our initial version of this archive. Searches can be by geographic area, time interval, and instrument type requirements. Interactive graphical maps help users locate data without requiring specific geographical coordinates. Browse images aid preliminary data content and quality assessment. On-line data transfer is supported, with optional lossy or lossless compression. A specially developed lossy algorithm provides the compression and fidelity needed to support dialup access.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 November 1995
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2587, Geographic Information Systems, Photogrammetry, and Geological/Geophysical Remote Sensing, (17 November 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.226810
Show Author Affiliations
Bruce W. Evans, TRW, Inc. (United States)
David M. Hull, TRW, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2587:
Geographic Information Systems, Photogrammetry, and Geological/Geophysical Remote Sensing
Joan B. Lurie; James J. Pearson; Eugenio Zilioli, Editor(s)

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