Validation of the Calibration Coefficient of the GaoFen-1 PMS Sensor Using the Landsat 8 OLI
AbstractThe panchromatic and multispectral (PMS) sensor is an optical imaging sensor aboard the Gao Fen-1 (GF-1) satellite. This work describes an approach to validate the calibration coefficients of the PMS sensors based on the image data of the Landsat 8 Operational Land Imager (OLI). Two image pairs, one obtained over the Dunhuang test site and the other over the Golmud test site, were used in this paper. Two spectral band adjustment factors (SBAF), given as the radiance SBAF and reflectance SBAF, were applied to correct the differences in the respective images caused by the relative spectral responses of the PMS sensor and OLI. Uncertainties in the SBAF values arising from atmospheric parameters and the absence of a measured ground spectrum were analyzed in this paper. The results show that the average relative differences of top-of-atmosphere radiance and reflectance values for each band between the PMS sensor and OLI images are 2%–5% for most bands, after SBAF correction with a measured ground spectrum or fitted spectrum. It is demonstrated that the OLI image can be used to validate the calibration coefficient of the PMS sensor, even if the image pairs are not imaged on the same day. View Full-Text
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Gao, H.; Gu, X.; Yu, T.; Liu, L.; Sun, Y.; Xie, Y.; Liu, Q. Validation of the Calibration Coefficient of the GaoFen-1 PMS Sensor Using the Landsat 8 OLI. Remote Sens. 2016, 8, 132.
Gao H, Gu X, Yu T, Liu L, Sun Y, Xie Y, Liu Q. Validation of the Calibration Coefficient of the GaoFen-1 PMS Sensor Using the Landsat 8 OLI. Remote Sensing. 2016; 8(2):132.Chicago/Turabian Style
Gao, Hailiang; Gu, Xingfa; Yu, Tao; Liu, Li; Sun, Yuan; Xie, Yong; Liu, Qiyue. 2016. "Validation of the Calibration Coefficient of the GaoFen-1 PMS Sensor Using the Landsat 8 OLI." Remote Sens. 8, no. 2: 132.
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