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Early work in infrared imaging of underground and obscured objects
Author(s): George J. Zissis
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Paper Abstract

Several research programs aimed at infrared detection of underground and/or obscured objects were done by the Willow Run Laboratories of The University of Michigan in the 1960's. Airborne infrared line scanners were the major tools for field work. Examples discussed include: detection of concealed ice crevasses; delineation of volcanic thermal sub-structures; detection of small, hot fires under heavy canopy; imaging of underground voids leading to sink-holes in Florida; thermal imaging of ocean fronts; and thermal mapping of water-land boundaries beneath meters of snow.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 November 1993
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1942, Underground and Obscured Object Imaging and Detection, (15 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.160351
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George J. Zissis, Environmental Research Institute of Michigan (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1942:
Underground and Obscured Object Imaging and Detection
Nancy K. Del Grande; Ivan Cindrich; Peter B. Johnson, Editor(s)

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