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Unmixing of simulated ASTER data with applications for the assessment of mining impacts in central Germany
Author(s): Goetz Reinhaeckel; Boris Zhukov; Dieter Oertel; Andreas A. Mueller; Peter Strobl
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Paper Abstract

The multi-sensor multi-resolution technique (MMT) was used to unmix simulated ASTER data. The simulation was performed using airborne spectrometer data of the open lignite mine Zwendkau in the Central German lignite mining district. The unmixing of low resolution ASTER thermal IR images with the reflective bands allowed for significant improvement of the spatial resolution. The radiometric accuracy was estimated using reference images and extracted pixel spectra. In comparison to other techniques, the MMT preserves the radiometric information in the TIR. Therefore, the spectral information can be used for a mineralogical analysis of the dumped material.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 October 1998
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 3438, Imaging Spectrometry IV, (16 October 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.328115
Show Author Affiliations
Goetz Reinhaeckel, DLR Institut fuer Optoelectronik (Germany)
Boris Zhukov, DLR Institut fuer Optoelectronik (Germany)
Dieter Oertel, DLR Institut fuer Optoelectronik (Germany)
Andreas A. Mueller, DLR Institut fuer Optoelectronik (Germany)
Peter Strobl, DLR Institut fuer Optoelectronik (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3438:
Imaging Spectrometry IV
Michael R. Descour; Sylvia S. Shen, Editor(s)

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