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Potential capabilities of four lower atmosphere remote sensing techniques

Wave Propagation Laboratory

Potential capabilities of four lower atmosphere remote sensing techniques

by Wave Propagation Laboratory

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Published by Environmental Research Laboratories, for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Boulder, Colo, Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Remote sensing,
  • Troposphere

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 123-124)

    StatementStaff, Wave propagation Laboratory
    SeriesNOAA technical report ; ERL 227-WPL 20, NOAA technical report ERL -- 227, NOAA technical report ERL -- 20
    ContributionsEnvironmental Research Laboratories (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15474342M

    Fig Stages of Remote Sensing. History of Remote Sensing The knowledge about the history of Remote Sensing is necessary for better understanding of the subject and its scope, and also for future development, particularly for the welfare of human society. The development of remote sensing over time can be broadly divided into following six phases. This book is an introductory graduate-level text on atmospheric remote sensing. The basic interaction between radiation and the atmosphere is examined, and illustrated with actual sensing examples. The focus is on understanding the interactions rather than on presenting mathematical details.

    A. Passive remote sensing. B. Active remote sensing. C. Neutral remote sensing. D. None of these. ANS: B. Q No: For interpolation of satellite data used for monitoring dynamic changes that occurs on the earth surface, the most suitable orbit for the satellite is: A. Circular orbit. B. Sun-synchronous orbit. C. Near polar orbit. D. None of. The term upper atmosphere usually refers to the region of the atmosphere above the troposphere. Many remote sensing satellites follow the near polar sun-synchronous orbits at a height around km, which is well above the thermopause. Atmospheric Constituents The atmosphere consists of the following components.

    Remote sensing is the science of acquiring information about the Earth's surface without actually bein g in contact with it. This is done by sen sing and recording reflected or emitted energy and processing, analyzing, and applying th at information." In much of remote sensing, the process involves an interaction betee n incident adiation and. Only satellite-based remote-sensing instruments generate the wealth of global data on the concentrations of atmospheric constituents that are necessary for long-term monitoring of the atmosphere. This set of courses and lectures sponsored by ICTP in Trieste focuses on remote sensing for atmospheric applications and inverse methods to assess.


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