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An Interactive Lake Survey Program
Author(s): Andree Y. Smith; John D. Addington
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Paper Abstract

The need exists to find a means of rapidly assessing the trophic state of water bodies which would make it economically feasible to operate extensive systematic surveillance programs of the water resources in the United States. Airborne multispectral sensors show promise as a means of monitoring these resources on a continuous basis. The Image Processing Laboratory at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in conjunction with the Environmental Protection Agency has been involved in water quality studies for the past five years. During this time the primary aim has been to demonstrate the feasibility of applying remotely sensed data to water quality assessment. The experience and technology developed at JPL has now been coalesced into an interactive lake survey program.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 December 1977
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0119, Applications of Digital Image Processing, (8 December 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.955693
Show Author Affiliations
Andree Y. Smith, California Institute of Technology (United States)
John D. Addington, California Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0119:
Applications of Digital Image Processing
Andrew G. Tescher, Editor(s)

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