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  • There are innumerous materials on the Earth's surface.

  • They all interact with light in their own, characteristic way

  • from ultraviolet light to the visible light that we can see with our eyes to the

  • near- and short-wave infrared all the way to microwaves, all being part of the same

  • total electromagnetic spectrum.

  • All surface materials have their own characteristic reflectance spectra by which they can be differentiated

  • and, to some extent, quantified.

  • Such detailed information in hundreds of contiguous bands can only be captured

  • by hyperspectral instruments.

  • Hyperspectral sensors measure many spectra that compose an image data cube.

  • While the current availability of hyperspectral image data is still limited in both temporal

  • and spatial coverage, data availability is expected to increase substantially in the

  • near future with the launch of spaceborne imaging spectroscopy missions such as PRISMA

  • and EnMAP.

  • They will provide high accuracy imaging spectroscopy data of the earth surface in a timely and

  • frequent manner letting us explorebeyond the visibleand contribute to solving complex

  • environmental challenges.

  • Be part of that remote sensing revolution and our growing hyperspectral community.

  • In this 5 hrs MOOC, learn the principles of imaging spectroscopy as well as sensor technologies

  • and data acquisition techniques and expert-led hands-on training.

  • This course was created by the GFZ Potsdam as part of the EnMAP science program of the

  • German Space Agency at the DLR and supported by experts at various partner institutions.

There are innumerous materials on the Earth's surface.

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Beyond the Visible - Introduction to Hyperspectral Remote Sensing - Trailer

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    Sujuku posted on 2022/11/16
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