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Calibration of the CASI Airborne Imaging Spectrometer and Application to Generating Reflectance Imagery

  • L. Gray
  • J. Harron
  • C. Hersom
  • J. Freemantle
  • P. Shepherd
  • J. Miller

Abstract

Successful application of remote sensing to practical problems is best accomplished using measurements of intrinsic characteristics of the scene. One such characteristic is the reflectance, or more correctly the Bi-directional Reflectance Factor (BRF) (O’Neill et al 1995). Unfortunately most sensors do not measure BRF but reflected at-sensor radiance. An appropriate strategy must be used to convert at-sensor radiance values to at ground reflectance.

Keywords

Remote Sensing Ground Reflectance Compact Airborne Spectrographic Imager Spectral Registration Airborne Image Spectrometer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Gray
    • 1
  • J. Harron
    • 1
  • C. Hersom
    • 1
  • J. Freemantle
    • 2
  • P. Shepherd
    • 2
  • J. Miller
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Instrument Services LaboratoryInstitute for Space and Terrestrial ScienceNorth YorkCanada
  2. 2.Earth Observations LaboratoryInstitute for Space and Terrestrial ScienceNorth YorkCanada
  3. 3.Dept. of Physics and AstronomyYork UniversityNorth YorkCanada

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