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Hyperspectral camera system: acquisition and analysis
Author(s): Gavin J. Brelstaff; Alejandro Parraga; Tomasz Troscianko; Derek Carr
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Paper Abstract

A low-cost, portable, video-camera system built by University of Bristol for the UK-DRA, RARDE Fort Halstead, permits in-field acquisition of terrestrial hyper-spectral image sets. Each set is captured as a sequence of thirty-one images through a set of different interference filters which span the visible spectrum, at 10 nm intervals: effectively providing a spectrogram of 256 by 256 pixels. The system is customized from off-the-shelf components. A database of twenty-nine hyper-spectral images sets was acquired and analyzed as a sample of natural environment. We report the manifest information capacity with respect to spatial and optical frequency drawing implications for management of hyper-spectral data and visual processing.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 November 1995
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2587, Geographic Information Systems, Photogrammetry, and Geological/Geophysical Remote Sensing, (17 November 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.226819
Show Author Affiliations
Gavin J. Brelstaff, National Remote Sensing Ctr. Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Alejandro Parraga, Univ. of Bristol (United Kingdom)
Tomasz Troscianko, Univ. of Bristol (United Kingdom)
Derek Carr, Univ. of Bristol (United Kingdom)


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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