Volume 6, Number 3—June 2000
Remote Sensing and Human Health: New Sensors and New Opportunities
|Temporal Resolution (days)||Spatial Resolutionb (m)
|2-7||(Almaz-1b SAR-70)c (ARIES-1) (ENVISAT-1 ASAR) Radarsat SPOT-4 2xHRVIR||(ADEOS II GLI) (Almaz-1b MSU-SK) (Almaz-1b SROSM) (ENVISAT-1 AATSR) Terra MODIS (EOS PM-1 MODIS) Resurs-01 N2,3 MSU-SK|
|8-14||(LightSAR) Priroda/Mir MOMS-2P||Priroda/Mir MSU-SK|
|15-30||Terra ASTER ERS-1,2 AMI-SAR Landsat TM Landsat-7 ETM+||Landsat TM TIR|
aThis matrix is the output from an interactive search with the search engine located at http://geo.arc.nasa.gov/sge/health/sensor/senchar.html
bSee Appendix 1 for explanations of sensor acronyms.
cSensors in parantheses have not yet been launched.
1CHAART was established at Ames Research Center by NASA's Life Sciences Division, within the Office of Life & Microgravity Sciences & Applications, to make remote sensing, geographic information systems, global positioning systems, and computer modeling available to investigators in the human health community.
2The information gathered during the CHAART sensor evaluation process is available at http://geo.arc.nasa.gov/sge/health/sensor/sensor.html.
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