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Sensors 2007, 7(9), 1934-1953; doi:10.3390/s7091934

The Airborne Visible / Infrared Imaging Spectrometer AVIS: Design, Characterization and Calibration

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Dept. for Geography, Luisenstr. 37, 80333 Munich, Germany
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Received: 31 July 2007 / Accepted: 13 September 2007 / Published: 14 September 2007
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Remote Sensing of Natural Resources and the Environment)
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Abstract

The Airborne Visible / Infrared imaging Spectrometer AVIS is a hyperspectralimager designed for environmental monitoring purposes. The sensor, which wasconstructed entirely from commercially available components, has been successfullydeployed during several experiments between 1999 and 2007. We describe the instrumentdesign and present the results of laboratory characterization and calibration of the system’ssecond generation, AVIS-2, which is currently being operated. The processing of the datais described and examples of remote sensing reflectance data are presented.
Keywords: imaging spectroscopy; environmental monitoring; airborne hyperspectral sensor imaging spectroscopy; environmental monitoring; airborne hyperspectral sensor
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 3.0).

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Oppelt, N.; Mauser, W. The Airborne Visible / Infrared Imaging Spectrometer AVIS: Design, Characterization and Calibration. Sensors 2007, 7, 1934-1953.

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