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atmospheric correction

Definition

The removal from the remotely sensed data of the atmospheric effects caused by the scattering and absorption of sunlight by particles; the removal of these effects improves not only the quality of the observed earth surface imaging but also the accuracy of classification of the ground objects. (Source: YOUNG)

Themes
  • research
Groups
  • RESEARCH, SCIENCES
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Scope note

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Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/14915