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Atmospheric Correction of Landsat ETM+ Land Surface Imagery: II. Validation and Applications

dc.contributor.authorLiang, Shunlin
dc.contributor.authorMorisette, Jeffrey T.
dc.contributor.authorFang, Hongliang
dc.contributor.authorChen, Mingzhen
dc.contributor.authorShuey, Chad J.
dc.contributor.authorDaughtry, Craig S. T.
dc.contributor.authorWalthall, Charles L.
dc.date.accessioned2007-02-28T21:01:57Z
dc.date.available2007-02-28T21:01:57Z
dc.date.issued2002
dc.identifier.citationLiang, S., H. Fang, J. Morisette, M. Chen, C. Walthall, C. Daughtry, and C. Shuey, (2002), Atmospheric Correction of Landsat ETM+ Land Surface Imagery: II. Validation and Applications, IEEE Transactions on Geosciences and Remote Sensing, 40 (12): 2736-2746en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1903/4325
dc.description.abstractThis is the second paper of the series on atmospheric correction of ETM+ land surface imagery. In the first paper, a new algorithm that corrects heterogeneous aerosol scattering and surface adjacency effects was presented. In this study, our objectives are to 1) evaluate the accuracy of this new atmospheric correction algorithm using ground radiometric measurements; 2) apply this algorithm to correct MODIS and SeaWiFS imagery; and 3) demonstrate how much atmospheric correction of ETM+ imagery can improve land cover classification, change detection, and broadband albedo calculations. Validation results indicate that this new algorithm can retrieve surface reflectance from ETM+ imagery accurately. All experimental cases demonstrate that this algorithm can be used for correcting both MODIS and SeaWiFS imagery. Although more tests and validation exercises are needed, it has been proven promising to correct different multispectral imagery operationally. We have also demonstrated that atmospheric correction does matter.en
dc.description.sponsorshipThis work was supported in part by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) under grants NAG5-6459 and NCC5462.en
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dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.publisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineersen
dc.subjectatmospheric correctionen
dc.subjectvalidationen
dc.subjectclassificationen
dc.subjectchange detectionen
dc.subjectbroadband albedosen
dc.titleAtmospheric Correction of Landsat ETM+ Land Surface Imagery: II. Validation and Applicationsen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.relation.isAvailableAtCollege of Behavioral & Social Sciencesen_us
dc.relation.isAvailableAtGeographyen_us
dc.relation.isAvailableAtDigital Repository at the University of Marylanden_us
dc.relation.isAvailableAtUniversity of Maryland (College Park, Md.)en_us
dc.rights.licenseCopyright Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.en_us


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