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Four years of ocean colour remote sensing with MOS-IRS

Hetscher, Matthias and Krawczyk, Harald and Neumann, Andreas and Zimmermann, Gerhard (2004) Four years of ocean colour remote sensing with MOS-IRS. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 25 (7-8), pp. 1415-1421.

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Abstract

The imaging spectrometer MOS on IRS-P3 was launched in March 1996 as the first example of a new generation of ocean colour sensors. It consists of three different spectrometers in the visible/near-infrared spectral region with 18 channels. The IRS-P3 mission is focused on the remote sensing of case 2 water, particulary the derivation of different water constituents in coastal waters. Due to the more complex spectral behaviour of case 2 water, a new methodological approach was developed which works directly with satellite measured top-of-atmosphere radiance and accounts for the correlation of the different water constituents as well as for the spectral shape. This paper gives an overview of the mission, the scientific goals and the development and improvement of the retrieval algorithms. The potential of the algorithm is demonstrated and examples of selected European coasts are shown. Derived maps of water constituents are presented.

Document Type:Article
Additional Information: LIDO-Berichtsjahr=2004,
Title:Four years of ocean colour remote sensing with MOS-IRS
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of Authors
Hetscher, MatthiasUNSPECIFIED
Krawczyk, HaraldUNSPECIFIED
Neumann, AndreasUNSPECIFIED
Zimmermann, GerhardUNSPECIFIED
Date:2004
Journal or Publication Title:International Journal of Remote Sensing
Refereed publication:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:Yes
Volume:25
Page Range:pp. 1415-1421
Status:Published
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
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Remote Sensing Technology Institute
Deposited By: Bärbel Bolowski
Deposited On:23 Jan 2006
Last Modified:06 Jan 2010 22:24

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