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AVIRIS Onboard Data Handling And Control
Author(s): Ronald E. Steinkraus; Roger W. Hickok
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Paper Abstract

The timing and flow of detector and ancillary data for the Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging Spectrometer (AVIRIS) are controlled within the instrument by its digital electronics assembly. In addition to providing detector and signal chain timing, the digital electronics receives, formats, and rate-buffers digitized science data; collects and formats ancillary (calibration and engineering) data; and merges both into a single tape record. Overall AVIRIS data handling is effected by a combination of dedicated digital electronics to control instrument timing, image data flow, and data rate buffering and a microcomputer programmed to handle real-time control of instrument mechanisms and the coordinated preparation of ancillary data.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1987
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0834, Imaging Spectroscopy II, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.942286
Show Author Affiliations
Ronald E. Steinkraus, California Institute of Technology (United States)
Roger W. Hickok, California Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0834:
Imaging Spectroscopy II
Gregg Vane, Editor(s)

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