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Abstract

A microlight aircraft has been used to obtain and record concurrent, near continuous, spectral responses in MSS and SPOT bands over various ground features: water bodies, geomorphological features, aquatic vegetation and stubbles. The experiment was performed in Mali, along the Niger river, during November 1985. The airborne instrumentation, developed as a prototype for this experiment, also included flying height measurements by a laser rangefinder and a colour videocamera. Spectral data and flying height (5 to 80 meters) were scanned every 0.1 sec. and recorded on the audio channel of a videotape, after multiplexing and analogue to digital conversion (8 channels).

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Authors: GREGOIRE J M, JRC - ISPRA ESTAB. (ITALY);HUBAUX A, JRC - ISPRA ESTAB. (ITALY);ZEYEN R JRC - ISPRA ESTAB. (ITALY), JRC - ISPRA ESTAB. (ITALY)
Bibliographic Reference: 20EME SYMPOSIUM INTERNATIONAL SUR L'OBSERVATION DE LA TERRE, NAIROBI (KENYA), DEC. 4-10, 1986 WRITE TO CEC LUXEMBOURG, DG XIII/A2, POB 1907 MENTIONING PAPER E 33039 ORA
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