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Nieke, J; Itten, K I; Meuleman, K; Gege, P; Dell'Endice, F; Hueni, A; Alberti, E; Ulbrich, G; Meynart, R (2008). Supporting facilities of the airborne imaging spectrometer APEX. In: 2008 IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium, Boston, US, 6 July 2008 - 11 July 2008, 502-505.

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The facilities to support the ESA’s airborne APEX hyperspectral mission simulator are described.
These facilities include calibration tools, such as
specific processing in a dedicated Processing and Archiving Facility (PAF), operational calibration and characterization using the Calibration HomeBase (CHB), the In-Flight Characterization facility (IFC) and the Calibration Test Master (CTM).
Further on, a preview on major applications and the corresponding development efforts to provide scientific data products up to level 2/3 to the user are outlined. Products dedicated for the retrieval of limnology, vegetation, atmospheric parameters, as well as general classification routines and rapid mapping tasks are currently under development and prepared for dissemination by the APEX Science Center (ASC) and the APEX Operations
Center (AOC).




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Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper), not refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:07 Faculty of Science > Institute of Geography
Dewey Decimal Classification:910 Geography & travel
Event End Date:11 July 2008
Deposited On:20 Jan 2009 17:03
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 12:37
Additional Information:Copyright 2008 IEEE. Published in the IEEE 2008 International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2008), scheduled for July 6-11, 2008 in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works, must be obtained from the IEEE. Contact: Manager, Copyrights and Permissions / IEEE Service Center / 445 Hoes Lane / P.O. Box 1331 / Piscataway, NJ 08855-1331, USA. Telephone: + Intl. 908-562-3966.
Publisher DOI:10.1109/IGARSS.2008.4780139
Official URL:http://www.igarss08.org/
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