Topographic Effects in Terrestrial Remote Sensing
The surface radiance distribution measured in remote sensing from space differs from its value at the ground because of the presence of the atmosphere [l]–. The removal of atmospheric effects from space-based images of the earth improves the accuracy of the classification of the ground objects. A further correction is needed for mountainous terrain. The topographic effect refers to the obscuration of terrestrial information due to the effect of terrain on the reflectance at the surface. The radiative transfer problem is very difficult to solve precisely.
KeywordsRemote Sensing Atmospheric Correction Topographic Effect Atmospheric Effect Mountainous Terrain
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