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A geometric performance assessment of the EO-1 advanced land imager

January 1, 2004

The Earth Observing 1 (EO-1) Advanced Land Imager (ALI) demonstrates technology applicable to a successor system to the Landsat Thematic Mapper series. A study of the geometric performance characteristics of the ALI was conducted under the auspices of the EO-1 Science Validation Team. This study evaluated ALI performance with respect to absolute pointing knowledge, focal plane sensor chip assembly alignment, and band-to-band registration for purposes of comparing this new technology to the heritage Landsat systems. On-orbit geometric calibration procedures were developed that allowed the generation of ALI geometrically corrected products that compare favorably with their Landsat 7 counterparts with respect to absolute geodetic accuracy, internal image geometry, and band registration.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2004
Title A geometric performance assessment of the EO-1 advanced land imager
DOI 10.1109/TGRS.2003.820603
Authors James C. Storey, M.J. Choate, D. J. Meyer
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing
Index ID 70027540
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center

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