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Remote Sensing

This guide highlights library and internet resources available for Remote Sensing.

A definition for Remote Sensing

(1) In the broadest sense, the measurement or acquisition of information about some property of an object or phenomenon, by a recording device that is not in physical or intimate contact with the object or phenomenon under study.

(2) Instruments that record characteristics of objects at a distance, sometimes forming an image by gathering, focusing, and recording reflected light from the Sun, or reflected radio waves emitted by the spacecraft.

[Source: Glossary of the Landsat Missions, 06/16/2017]

Introductory Resource from the USGS

Introductory reading(s)