Over space, spectra, time, satellite data can improve exploration, other planning

03/06/2000
Imaging satellites are used every day to design seismic surveys, find least-cost pipeline routes, to site, build, and maintain facilities, to do corridor maintenance, and to help us work smarter in every phase of exploration. We don't have to process the information any more or have special training to analyze it: Just looking at the images tells us what we have to know. Here is a primer on understanding how satellite remote sensing data are organized and how they can benefit industry.Remote sensing characteristicsThree key factors determine the information content of remote sensing data: spatial, spectral, and temporal.Spatial is from the root word space and deals with distance or ...
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