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A Solid State Multispectral Imager
Author(s): A. Green; C. K. Yutkowitz
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Paper Abstract

One of the requirements for the Earth Observations Program is a multispectral imaging system for remote sensing in an earth orbiting satellite. This system should be capable of very broad spectral coverage so that a sufficient portion of the electromagnetic spectrum is available for examination to ensure that unique signatures of earth based details may be derived. Experimental evidence gathered during the past 5 years indicates that the region from 0.35 to 14 microns is particularly useful, with a spatial resolution of 25-100 feet desirable. Timeliness of data return and ease of subsequent data reduction are also important, particularly for such disciplines as Meteorology, Agriculture, pollution monitoring, etc.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1972
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0027, Remote Sensing of Earth Resources and the Environment, (1 May 1972); doi: 10.1117/12.978138
Show Author Affiliations
A. Green, Fairchild Space & Defense Systems (United States)
C. K. Yutkowitz, Fairchild Space & Defense Systems (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0027:
Remote Sensing of Earth Resources and the Environment
Yale H. Katz, Editor(s)

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