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Intraband radiometric performance of the Landsat Thematic Mappers.

January 1, 1985

Radiometric characteristics have been examined of the Landsat-4 and Landsat-5 Thematic Mappers (TMs) that can be established without absolute calibration of spectral data. This analysis is based on radiometrically and geometrically raw (B-type) data of both uniform (flat-field) and high-contrast scenes. Subscenes selected for uniform radiance were used to characterized subtle radiometric differences and noise problems. Although the general performance of the Thematic Mappers is excellent, various anomalies that have a magnitude of a few digital levels (DN) or less are quantified. -from Authors

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Publication Year 1985
Title Intraband radiometric performance of the Landsat Thematic Mappers.
Authors H. H. Kieffer, D.A. Cook, E. M. Eliason, P.T. Eliason
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing
Index ID 70012961
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse