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USGS​ Optical Science Laboratory​ (OSL)​

By • Mar 30th, 2016 • Category: Aerial, News, Reports

The USGS Optical Science Laboratory (OSL) is closing April 1, 2017. The OSL will accept camera calibration requests through 3:00 pm, December 30, 2016.  Any request after that shall not be considered.  Please see closure announcement here.



Continuing Development of Calibration Technologies for Newest Aerial Camera Systems

By • Dec 31st, 2009 • Category: Highlights, News, Reports

The Remote Sensing Technologies (RST) Project continues to support the advancement of Federal and commercial airborne imaging through the development of calibration technologies and techniques for the latest generation of aerial sensors. RST staff concluded recent work with staff from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and Lawrence-Livermore National Laboratories (LLNL) in the development of calibration […]



USGS Certification Team visits Pictometry International

By • Dec 12th, 2009 • Category: Aerial, Highlights, News, Reports

The USGS Remote Sensing Technologies (RST) Project Manufacturer Sensor Type Certification team, consisting of 5 people made up of USGS and contractor personnel, visited Pictometry International in Rochester, NY, December 7–10, 2009. The visit consisted of working through all certification evaluation requirements for the Penta N5 and Penta C3 camera systems, including evaluation of Pictometry’s […]



Science of Terra and Aqua, NASA ROSES Solicitation

By • Dec 10th, 2009 • Category: Highlights, News, Reports

The staff from the Remote Sensing Technologies (RST) Project submitted a notice of intent (NOI) titled “Cross-calibration of the Terra and Aqua MODIS with multiple EO sensors to support long-term studies of the Earth’s land surface” in response to the NASA Research Announcement (NRA) for the NASA Program Announcement Title, The Science of Terra and […]



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