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ASTER Data Use in Mining Applications

  • Sandra Perry
  • Fred Kruse
Chapter
Part of the Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing book series (RDIP, volume 11)

Abstract

The mining industry, faced with international mining operations and worldwide exploration, has increasingly turned to remote sensing for solutions. Over the past decade, mining companies have found themselves in countries with few or no geologic or topographic maps. Satellite multispectral systems offer consistent image data sets that provide a wealth of geological and logistical information, especially for poorly mapped and remote locations.

Keywords

Global Position System Alteration Mineral Argillic Alteration Geographic Information System Software Phyllic Alteration 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Perry Remote Sensing LLCEnglewoodUSA

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