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Remote sensing

The process of using aerial sensor technologies to detect and classify objects on Earth both on the surface, and in the atmosphere and oceans by means of propagated signals.

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Earth science; Remote sensing

The period of time that it takes for a planet to spin around once, completing one rotation on its axis.


Earth science; Remote sensing

The point on Earth's surface that is directly above the place where an earthquake first starts.


Earth science; Remote sensing

An instrument that detects and records vibrations and movements in the Earth during an earthquake.


Earth science; Remote sensing

The scientific study of earthquakes, including their causes and effects is called as seismology in Earth science.

range resolution

Earth science; Remote sensing

In radar images, the spatial resolution in the range direction, which is determined by the pulse length of the transmitted microwave energy.

airborne imaging spectrometer (AIS)

Earth science; Remote sensing

Along-track multispectral scanner with spectral bandwidth of 0. 01 m.


Earth science; Remote sensing

Bright reflectance of sunlight caused by ripples on water.

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