Remote Sensing Technologies

understanding the technologies needed to sense our world
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Acronym Definition
BLM Bureau of Land Management
CEOS Committee on Earth Observation Satellites
CNES Centre National d’Etudes spatiales (French)
COVE CEOS Visualization Environment
DOI Department of Interior
DOQQ Digital Orthorectified Quarter Quad
EROS Earth Resources Observation and Science
ETM+ Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus
G Geometric Site
GEO Group on Earth Observations
GEOSS Global Earth Observation System of Systems
IVOS Infrared and Visible Optical Sensors
L7 Landsat 7
MODIS Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
NASA National Aeronautics And Space Administration
NIR Near Infrared
QA/QC Quality Assurance/Quality Control
QA4EO Quality Assurance Framework for Earth Observation
R Radiometric Site
SAIC Science Application International Corporation
SGT Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies
SWIR Short Wave Infrared
TBD To Be Determined
TOA Top-of-Atmosphere
USGS United States Geological Survey
VNIR Visible to Near Infrared
WGCV Working Group for Calibration and Validation
WRS Worldwide Reference System

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