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1010503OverviewDigital processing of satellite imagery refers to computer-based operations that aim to restore, enhance, and classify remotely sensed data. It may involve a single band or multiple bands in the input, depending on the nature and purpose of the processing. The output image is a single band in most cases. Digital analysis of remotely sensed data has a relatively short history. It did not come into existence until the early 1970s with the launch of the first Earth Resources Technology Satellite (subsequently renamed Landsat), when remote sensing images in the digital format became available for the first time in history. The availability …
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Jay Gao: Digital Analysis of Remotely Sensed Imagery. Overview, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2009), AccessEngineering Export