USES AND LIMITATIONS OF MULTISPECTRAL REMOTE SENSING

MULTISPECTRAL REMOTE SENSING IS DISCUSSED AS A MEANS OF GATHERING DATA, BOTH TERRESTRIAL AND EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL, AND AS TO ITS USES AND LIMITATIONS. A BRIEF HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE BIRTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF MULTISPECTRAL REMOTE SENSING IS PRESENTED. MAN'S INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS ARE CATEGORIZED. AN ANALYSIS IS GIVEN OF EACH OF THE MAJOR FACTORS GOVERNING ONE'S ABILITY TO OBTAIN USEFUL INFORMATION THROUGH MULTISPECTRAL REMOTE SENSING. POSSIBILITIES FOR DATA EXTRACTION FROM MULTISPECTRAL IMAGERY BY BOTH HUMAN AND MECHANICAL MEANS ARE DISCUSSED. SEVERAL EXAMPLES DESIGNED TO ILLUSTRATE THE USES AND LIMITATIONS OF SUCH IMAGERY ARE PRESENTED.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proc Fourth SYMPOSIUM, REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT, PUBL
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

    Institute of Science and Technology
    Ann Arbor, MI  United States  48109
  • Authors:
    • Colwell, R N
  • Publication Date: 1966-12

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  • Accession Number: 00202890
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 10 1971 12:00AM