8 November 2002 Processing of large-volume airborne imaging spectrometer data: the APEX approach
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In the framework of the APEX (Airborne Prism Experiment) pushbroom imaging spectrometer, a complete processing and archiving facility (PAF) is developed. The PAF not only includes imaging spectrometer data processing up to physical units, but also geometric and atmospheric correction for each scene, as well as calibration data input. The PAF software includes an Internet based web-server and provides interfaces to data users as well as instrument operators and programmers. The software design, the tools and its life cycle is discussed as well. Further we will discuss particular instrument requirements (resampling, bad pixel treatment, etc.) in view of the operation of the PAF as well as their consequences on the product quality. Finally we will discuss a combined approach for geometric and atmospheric correction including BRDF (or view angle) related effects.
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Michael E. Schaepman, Daniel Schlaepfer, Jason Brazile, Stephan Bojinski, "Processing of large-volume airborne imaging spectrometer data: the APEX approach", Proc. SPIE 4816, Imaging Spectrometry VIII, (8 November 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.453795; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.453795
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