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Volume 63, Issue 6 (Dec 2015)


AHS and CASI Processing for the REFLEX Remote Sensing Campaign: Methods and Results

Eduardo de Miguel
  • Corresponding author
  • Instituto Nacional Técnica Aeroespacial (INTA),Torrejón de Ardoz, Spain
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/ Marcos Jiménez
  • Instituto Nacional Técnica Aeroespacial (INTA),Torrejón de Ardoz, Spain
/ Irene Pérez
  • Instituto Nacional Técnica Aeroespacial (INTA),Torrejón de Ardoz, Spain
/ Óscar G. de la Cámara
  • Instituto Nacional Técnica Aeroespacial (INTA), Torrejón de Ardoz, Spain
Published Online: 2015-12-30 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/acgeo-2015-0031


The airborne spectroradiometers AHS and CASI were used as a source of hyperspectral and thermal remote sensing data during the REFLEX campaign. Data geolocation and a first simple atmospheric correction was performed by INTA in near-real time with a specific on-site setup and distributed to all campaign participants. In this paper we present briefly the AHS and CASI REFLEX flight campaign followed by a detailed description of the methodology used for image processing and finally the results obtained in terms of image quality. As a conclusion, near-real time processing for AHS and CASI level 1 geolocated products was successful as most of CASI level 2 results but further work is needed for achieving accurate AHS level 2 products.

Keywords: AHS; CASI; image processing; remote sensing


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About the article

Received: 2014-01-28

Revised: 2014-11-05

Accepted: 2015-01-05

Published Online: 2015-12-30

Published in Print: 2015-12-01

Citation Information: Acta Geophysica, ISSN (Online) 1895-7455, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/acgeo-2015-0031. Export Citation

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