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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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.
|Title:||Four years of ocean colour remote sensing with MOS-IRS|
|Journal or Publication Title:||International Journal of Remote Sensing|
|In ISI Web of Science:||Yes|
|Page Range:||pp. 1415-1421|
|HGF - Research field:||Aeronautics, Space and Transport|
|HGF - Program:||Space|
|HGF - Program Themes:||W EO - Erdbeobachtung|
|DLR - Research area:||Space|
|DLR - Program:||W EO - Erdbeobachtung|
|DLR - Research theme (Project):||UNSPECIFIED|
|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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