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USGS National Test Ranges

By • Jan 22nd, 2012 • Category: Aerial, Highlights, Satellite

Figure 1: Areas mapped by the USGS MESC (from http://www.umesc.usgs.gov/) The Remote Sensing Technologies (RST) Project provided support last week to researchers from the USGS Biological Resources Division (BRD) and the DOI Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS). The FWS office in Bloomington, MN operates an aircraft with an Applanix Digital Sensor System (DSS) aerial camera […]



RST Project supports global quality standards for earth observation data

By • Dec 19th, 2011 • Category: Aerial, News, Satellite

Through its involvement in the Committee on Earth Observing Satellites (CEOS) Working Group on Calibration and Validation (WGCV), the USGS Remote Sensing Technologies (RST) Project has strongly supported the development of common standards to assure the quality of earth observing data. These standards, known as QA4EO – Quality Assurance for Earth Observation – are under […]



Successful CEOS WGCV Plenary 31st Meeting March 2–5, 2010

By • Mar 22nd, 2010 • Category: News, Satellite

The Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) Working Group on Calibration and Validation (WGCV) 31st plenary meeting was held jointly with the Quality Assurance Framework for Earth Observation (QA4EO) implementation board meeting at the Bolger Center in Potomac, Maryland, March 2–5, 2010. The meeting was hosted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). […]



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