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Data Acquisition And Preprocessing Techniques For Remote Sensing Field Research
Author(s): L. L. Biehl; B. F. Robinson
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Paper Abstract

A crops and soils data base has been developed at Purdue University's Laboratory for Applications of Remote Sensing using spectral and agronomic measurements made by several government and university researchers. The data are being used to (1) quantitatively determine the relationships of spectral and agronomic characteristics of crops and soils, (2) define future sensor systems, and (3) develop advanced data analysis techniques. Researchers follow defined data acquisition and preprocessing techniques to provide fully annotated and calibrated sets of spectral, agronomic, and meteorological data. These procedures enable the researcher to combine his data with that acquired by other researchers for remote sensing research. The key elements or requirements for developing a field research data base of spectral data that can be transported across sites and years are appropriate experiment design, accurate spectral data calibration, defined field procedures, and thorough experiment documentation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 June 1983
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0356, Field Measurement and Calibration Using Electro-Optical Equipment, (23 June 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.934043
Show Author Affiliations
L. L. Biehl, Purdue University (United States)
B. F. Robinson, Purdue University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0356:
Field Measurement and Calibration Using Electro-Optical Equipment
Frederic M. Zweibaum; Henry Register, Editor(s)

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