Twenty-Eight. Scanning Remote Sensors

  1. David P. Paine and
  2. James D. Kiser

Published Online: 28 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118110997.ch28

Aerial Photography and Image Interpretation, Third Edition

Aerial Photography and Image Interpretation, Third Edition

How to Cite

Paine, D. P. and Kiser, J. D. (2012) Scanning Remote Sensors, in Aerial Photography and Image Interpretation, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118110997.ch28

Author Information

  1. Department of Forest Resources, Oregon State University in Corvallis, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 25 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470879382

Online ISBN: 9781118110997

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Keywords:

  • scanning remote sensors;
  • remote sensors, electromagnetic spectrum;
  • thermal scanner images, and MSS;
  • solid-state linear array systems;
  • LANDSAT imagery versus aerial photography

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Objectives

  • Thermal Scanners

  • Characteristics of Thermal Scanner Images

  • Multispectral Scanners

  • Landsat

  • Landsat Imagery Versus Aerial Photography

  • Questions and Problems

  • References