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Restoration of fragments of satellite images of the Earth's underlying surface shadowed by haze and clouds
Author(s): Evgeny S. Artamonov; Konstantin T. Protasov
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Paper Abstract

A two-stage procedure for correcting and restoring images of the Earth's underlying surface, recorded by AVHRR instruments placed onboard the NOAA satellites, is considered for some situations observed in the fall and spring. At the first stage (data correction), a method of histogram transformation is used to eliminate the effect of semi-transparent cloudiness. At the second stage (reconstruction), an approach based on the data reconstruction with the help of nonparametric regression dependences is used to eliminate shadowing effect of clouds. Some examples of correcting and restoring real images recorded with the AVHRR instrument are given.

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Date Published: 19 November 1999
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3983, Sixth International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics, (19 November 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.370489
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Evgeny S. Artamonov, Tomsk Univ. of Control Systems and Radioelectronics (Russia)
Konstantin T. Protasov, Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3983:
Sixth International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics

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