Land Remote Sensing and Global Environmental Change

NASA's Earth Observing System and the Science of ASTER and MODIS

ISBN: 978-1-4419-6748-0 (Print) 978-1-4419-6749-7 (Online)

Table of contents (36 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xlii

  2. The Earth Observing System and the Evolution of ASTER and MODIS

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      Pages 1-2

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      Pages 3-34

      Evolution of NASA’s Earth Observing System and Development of the Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer and the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer Instruments

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      Pages 35-47

      Philosophy and Architecture of the EOS Data and Information System

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      Pages 49-54

      Lessons Learned from the EOSDIS Engineering Experience

  3. ASTER and MODIS: Instrument Design, Radiometry, and Geometry

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      Pages 55-57

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      Pages 59-82

      Terra ASTER Instrument Design and Geometry

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      Pages 83-116

      ASTER VNIR and SWIR Radiometric Calibration and Atmospheric Correction

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      Pages 117-132

      ASTER TIR Radiometric Calibration and Atmospheric Correction

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      Pages 133-164

      Terra and Aqua MODIS Design, Radiometry, and Geometry in Support of Land Remote Sensing

  4. ASTER and MODIS: Data Systems

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      Pages 165-166

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      Pages 167-182

      ASTER and MODIS Land Data Management at the Land Processes, and National Snow and Ice Data Centers

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      Pages 183-202

      An Overview of the EOS Data Distribution Systems

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      Pages 203-227

      The Language of EOS Data: Hierarchical Data Format

  5. ASTER Science and Applications

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      Pages 229-231

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      Pages 233-244

      The ASTER Data System: An Overview of the Data Products in Japan and in the United States

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      Pages 245-272

      ASTER Applications in Volcanology

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      Pages 273-300

      Issues Affecting Geological Mapping with ASTER Data: A Case Study of the Mt Fitton Area, South Australia

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      Pages 301-323

      ASTER Data Use in Mining Applications

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      Pages 325-373

      ASTER Imaging and Analysis of Glacier Hazards

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      Pages 375-395

      ASTER Application in Urban Heat Balance Analysis: A Case Study of Nagoya

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      Pages 397-419

      Monitoring Urban Change with ASTER Data

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      Pages 421-437

      Estimation of Methane Emission from West Siberian Lowland with Subpixel Land Cover Characterization Between MODIS and ASTER

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      Pages 439-461

      ASTER Stereoscopic Data and Digital Elevation Models

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      Pages 463-481

      Using ASTER Stereo Images to Quantify Surface Roughness

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