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Atmospheric correction for high-resolution multiwavelength spectrometry based on radiative-transfer model computation
Author(s): Daren Lu; Minzheng Duan
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Paper Abstract

Digital Earth raises the requirement of dynamic monitoring of global land surface with extremely high resolution. Therefore, high-resolution surface reflectance is the basic parameter for earth observation which should be retrieved for further research and application purposes. To meet the above requirement, atmospheric correction is the necessary step for any space-borne and air-borne sensors in solar radiation waveband. There have been a lot of discussion and methods for atmospheric correction. In this paper, we shortly review the situation and then suggest a strategy of atmospheric correction for high surface resolution. An approximate expression of atmospheric spread function is derived. Numerical simulation reveals the significant features of atmospheric correction. Case study is made showing the procedure of the correction.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 February 2001
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4150, Optical Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Clouds II, (21 February 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.416966
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Daren Lu, Institute of Atmospheric Physics (China)
Minzheng Duan, Institute of Atmospheric Physics (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4150:
Optical Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Clouds II
Yasuhiro Sasano; Jinxue Wang; Tadahiro Hayasaka, Editor(s)

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