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Remote sensing of the earth: an introduction
Author(s): Werner Kirchhof
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Paper Abstract

Remote sensing is one means to obtain objective and repetitive information about our fast- changing and endangered environment on a regional and global scale. It has the capability to strengthen our awareness about the present situation on the earth''s surface. Earth observation offers the possibility to gather information for a large variety of application and to describe inter-relationships and consequences of human activities. Observational possibilities and needs are explained and listed.

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Date Published: 1 March 1992
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 1524, Bioptics: Optics in Biomedicine and Environmental Sciences, (1 March 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.57722
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Werner Kirchhof, German Aerospace Research Establishment (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1524:
Bioptics: Optics in Biomedicine and Environmental Sciences
Anna Maria Verga Scheggi; Oliverio D.D. Soares, Editor(s)

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