19 November 2012 i-LOVE: ISS-JEM lidar for observation of vegetation environment
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It is very important to watch the spatial distribution of vegetation biomass and changes in biomass over time, representing invaluable information to improve present assessments and future projections of the terrestrial carbon cycle. A space lidar is well known as a powerful remote sensing technology for measuring the canopy height accurately. This paper describes the ISS(International Space Station)-JEM(Japanese Experimental Module)-EF(Exposed Facility) borne vegetation lidar using a two dimensional array detector in order to reduce the root mean square error (RMSE) of tree height due to sloped surface.
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Kazuhiro Asai, Kazuhiro Asai, Haruo Sawada, Haruo Sawada, Nobuo Sugimoto, Nobuo Sugimoto, Kohei Mizutani, Kohei Mizutani, Shoken Ishii, Shoken Ishii, Tomoaki Nishizawa, Tomoaki Nishizawa, Haruhisa Shimoda, Haruhisa Shimoda, Yoshiaki Honda, Yoshiaki Honda, Koji Kajiwara, Koji Kajiwara, Gen Takao, Gen Takao, Yasumasa Hirata, Yasumasa Hirata, Nobuko Saigusa, Nobuko Saigusa, Masatomo Hayashi, Masatomo Hayashi, Hiroyuki Oguma, Hiroyuki Oguma, Hideki Saito, Hideki Saito, Yoshio Awaya, Yoshio Awaya, Takahiro Endo, Takahiro Endo, Tadashi Imai, Tadashi Imai, Jumpei Murooka, Jumpei Murooka, Takashi Kobatashi, Takashi Kobatashi, Keiko Suzuki, Keiko Suzuki, Ryota Sato, Ryota Sato, } "i-LOVE: ISS-JEM lidar for observation of vegetation environment", Proc. SPIE 8526, Lidar Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring XIII, 85260K (19 November 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.981326; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.981326
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