linescan

linescan

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The device for scanning successive narrow strips of the ground to produce a picture of the terrain over which the aircraft is flying. An active optical linescan uses an airborne illuminating device such as a laser, whereas a passive optical linescan uses natural daylight and infrared radiation from the ground.
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The human settlement index (2010) at a 1-km resolution, which can be an accurate proxy for population density, was obtained from a previous study based on the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program/Operational Linescan System nighttime light imagery, enhanced vegetation index, and DEM data (Yang et al.
The DNB draws its heritage from the Operational Linescan System (OLS), a low-light visible sensor that has flown on the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) since the late 1960s, with marked improvements to spatial and radiometric resolution.
Defense Meteorological Satellite Program--Operational Linescan System.
Osprey is a standalone inline version of Kite, a linescan camera with a telephoto lens, while Falcon is the higher resolution inline model.
The FRAMOS sales strategy matches the Tattile products line, providing state-of-the-art linescan technology, fully open machine-vision controllers, and the power of embedded imaging with the S-Line smart cameras."
Remote sensing images with low resolution can also be used, which are derived from DMSP/OLS (Defense Meteorological Satellite Program/Operational Linescan System) data and MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) data; such data have been used to generate static city global maps [18].
(h) This analysis uses 2012 data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Center for Environmental Information (NECI) Version 4 Defense Meteorological Satellite Program's Operational Linescan System Nighttime Lights Time Series (DMSP-OLS).
Abstract--Fishing locations for Pacific saury (Cololabis saira) obtained from images of the Operational Linescan System (OLS) of the U.S.
This study highlights the utility of the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program/Operational Linescan System (DMSP/OLS) nighttime light data to analyze the urbanization in the selected regions.