Canadian Forest Service Publications

Application of high resolution remote sensing image data. 1991. Strome, W.M.; Leckie, D.G.; Miller, J.; Buxton, R. Pages 77-93 in F. Shahroki, Editor. Space commercialization: satellite technology, Proceedings: Symposium on Space Commercialization: Roles of Developing Countries (1989-Nashville, Tennesee). American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Washington, DC, Progress in astronautics and aeronautics v. 128. 326 p.

Year: 1991

Issued by: Pacific Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 4563

Language: English

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Abstract

There are many situations in which the image resolution of satellite data is insufficient to provide the detail required for resource management and environmental monitoring. This paper will focus on applications of high-resolution (0.4 to 10 m) airborne multispectral and imaging spectrometer data acquired in Canada using the MEIS II multispectral line imager and the PMI imaging spectrometer. Applications discussed will include forestry, mapping, and geobotany.