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Author Kawata, Y. ♦ Hatakeyama, A. ♦ Ohtani, A.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1992
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword Surface topography ♦ Atmospheric modeling ♦ Atmosphere ♦ Satellite broadcasting ♦ Optical reflection ♦ Atmospheric measurements ♦ Information retrieval ♦ Layout ♦ Radiometry ♦ Reflectivity
Abstract The authors introduce a novel analytical correction method for rugged terrain image data which allows the use of the more general Minnaert law for the bidirectional reflection at the ground surface. In this correction model, single reflection by a target slope and multiple reflection by the mean background as well as diffuse reflection by the atmosphere were taken into account. Applying this correction method to Landsat MSS (Multispectral Scanner) data, the authors found that the reflection by rugged terrain vegetation (mostly deciduous forest) follows Minnaert's law rather than Lambert's law.
Description Author affiliation: Inf. Sci. Lab., Ishikawa, Japan (Kawata, Y.; Hatakeyama, A.)
ISBN 0780307348
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1992-09-17
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 350.76 kB
Page Count 4
Starting Page 373
Ending Page 376


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library