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remote sensing
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X Research, Technology and Engineering
The practice of obtaining information about the Earth's surface land and water features from images acquired at a distant vantage point. Includes aerial photography, satellite imaging and radar sensing methods.
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NAL Thesaurus Staff
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satellite data
Broader Term
geospatial technology
Narrower Term
panchromatic imagery
Related Term
Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer
aerial surveys
base maps
Doppler radar
Earth Observing System
fractional vegetation cover
global positioning systems
grid maps
hyperspectral imagery
moderate resolution imaging spectroradiometer
multispectral imagery
normalized difference vegetation index
satellite surveys
spatial data
unmanned aerial vehicles
vegetation index
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