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spectral resolution

how well you can tell different colors apart

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radiometric resolution

how many shades of the same color you can see

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temporal resolution

how often you take the picture

4

spatial

pixel size

5

CCD

Charged coupled device

6

passive sensors

no flash

7

active sensors

sensors with flash

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name 3 examples of sensors

sonar
radar
lidar

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orbit inclination

the angle between orbital and equitorial planes

10

What kind of maps are topos

reference

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what is the highest practical level of accuracy required on paper maps

.02 inches

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how is emr classified

wavelengths

13

developable surfaces

can be turned into a plane

14

points are what 2 things

nodes and vertices

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endges are...

lines

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faces are

the complete polygon

17

what is MAF and who and why was it built

master address file made by usps for census

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dbms and purpose

database management systems gaurantess consistincey of records

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TIGER

topographically integrated geographically encoding and reference file

20

geocoding

figuring out where a street address should be on a map

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name 3 examples of EMR

fireflies
phosphorus
cherenkoc radiation

22

black body radiation

color appearing as heat is increased

23

plancks law

the curve fromed fromw avelength and heat

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what can spectral response patterns be used for

to find healthy or u healthy vegetation

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NDVI

normalized vegetation index

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recification

image corrwection

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geostationary orbit

matching earth rotation with satellite speed

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discrete edges

defined and vector

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continuous edges

undefined raster

30

measure of accuracy in topo maps

scale sensitive

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small areas that make up larger topo maps

quadrangles

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name 4 parts of the nsdi

elevation data
hydrographic data
aerial imagery
satilite imagery