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Abstract

This article describes the role of Goniometers for angular-dependent measurements in a wide field of applications such as mineralogy, X-ray diffraction, astronomy, industry and, in particular, remote sensing applications. The goniometers EGO, FIGOS and PARABOLA used in research applications in remote sensing are described in some detail.

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Authors: HOSGOOD B, JRC Ispra (IT);PIIRONEN J, JRC Ispra (IT);ANDREOLI G, JRC Ispra (IT);KOECHLER C, JRC Ispra (IT);SANDMEIER S, Department of Geography, University of Zurich (CH)
Bibliographic Reference: Article: Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (1998)
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