GD10-2 - Platforms and sensors

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Author and Citation Info: 

DiBiase, D., DeMers, M., Johnson, A., Kemp, K., Luck, A. T., Plewe, B., and Wentz, E. (2006). Platforms and sensors. The Geographic Information Science & Technology Body of Knowledge. Washington, DC: Association of American Geographers. (2nd Quarter 2016, first digital).

Learning Objectives: 
  • Compare common sensors—including LiDAR, and airborne panchromatic and multispectral cameras and scanners—in terms of spatial resolution, spectral sensitivity, ground coverage, and temporal resolution