A calibrated imaging radiometer has been incorporated into a mobile measurement facility together with relevant meteorological sensors. Natural scene signature data has been collected over a period of time and used to form the basis of a scene temperature difference prediction model. The resulting model has been tested against "new" scenes, and the feasibility of a general model for the prediction of temperature differences in natural scenery as a function of meteorological history, has been studied.
Michael V Mansi,
Ian A Walls,
"Prediction Of Temperature Differences In Background Scenery", Proc. SPIE 0807, Passive Infrared Systems and Technology, (10 September 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.941438; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.941438