Halle, W. and Venus, H. and Skrbek, W. (2000) Thematic data processing on board the satellite BIRD. In: Imaging Spectrometry VI, 4132, pp. 118-125. SPIE. SPIE's 45th Annual Meeting , 30 July - 4 August 2000, San Diego, California, USA. ISBN 0-8194-3777-8.
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The General trend in remote sensing is on one hand to increase the number of spectral bands and the geometric resolution of the imaging sensors which leads to higher data rates and data volumes. On the other hand the user is often only interested in special information of the received sensor data and not in the whole data mass. Concerning these two tendencies a main part of the signal pre-processing can already be done for special users and tasks on-board a satellite. For the BIRD (Bispectral InfraRed Detection) mission a new approach of an on-board data processing is made. The main goal of the BIRD mission is the fire recognition and the detection of hot spots. This paper describes the technical solution, of an on-board image data processing system based on the sensor system on two new IR-sensors and the stereo line scanner WAOSS (Wide-Angle-Optoelectronic Scanner). The aim of this data processing system is to reduce the data stream from the satellite due to generations of geo-coded thematic maps. This reduction will be made by a multispectral classification. For this classification a special hardware based on the neural network processor NI1000 was designed. This hardware is integrated in the payload data handling system of the satellite.
|Document Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Title:||Thematic data processing on board the satellite BIRD|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Imaging Spectrometry VI|
|Page Range:||pp. 118-125|
|Series Name:||Proceedings of SPIE|
|Keywords:||Multi-spectral Imager, Neural Network Classificator, Multi-spectral Classification Small Satellite, On-board Data Processing|
|Event Title:||SPIE's 45th Annual Meeting , 30 July - 4 August 2000, San Diego, California, USA|
|HGF - Research field:||Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)|
|HGF - Program:||Space (old)|
|HGF - Program Themes:||W EO - Erdbeobachtung|
|DLR - Research area:||Space|
|DLR - Program:||W EO - Erdbeobachtung|
|DLR - Research theme (Project):||UNSPECIFIED|
|Institutes and Institutions:||Institut für Weltraumsensorik und Planetenerkundung|
|Deposited By:||elib DLR-Beauftragter|
|Deposited On:||16 Sep 2005|
|Last Modified:||14 Jan 2010 18:31|
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