Image Processing: Multispectral and Hyperspectral, Spectral Analysis

Authored by: William B. Clodius , James Theiler , Christopher M. Brislawn

Encyclopedia of Optical and Photonic Engineering

Print publication date:  September  2015
Online publication date:  September  2015

Print ISBN: 9781439850978
eBook ISBN: 9781351247184
Adobe ISBN:

10.1081/E-EOE2-120018916

 Download Chapter

 

Abstract

This entry examines the physical and statistical spectral analysis of multispectral imagery, with an emphasis on terrestrial, multispectral, remote sensing imagery. Spectral properties of thermal and nonthermal sources, including the sun, are summarized, along with the spectral signatures for solids, liquids, and gases. Algorithms for specific physical retrievals are discussed. Physical retrievals are illustrated using imagery from the MTI. Common spectral statistical analysis methods are summarized and illustrated with examples from an AVIRIS hyperspectral image.

 Cite
Search for more...
Back to top

Use of cookies on this website

We are using cookies to provide statistics that help us give you the best experience of our site. You can find out more in our Privacy Policy. By continuing to use the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.