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Remote Sensing Image Processing by Jesús Malo, Sandra Jiménez, Luis Gómez-Chova, Devis Tuia, Gustavo Camps-Valls

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CHAPTER 1

Remote Sensing from Earth Observation Satellites

This introductory chapter summarizes the field of remote sensing for Earth Observation (EO). The chapter provides the most important definitions for a beginner in the field, and illustrates how remote sensing images look like before and after pre-processing. In addition, we list the main applications and review the existing satellite platforms and sensors. Finally, the chapter contains pointers to companies, publication journals, conferences and main institutions involved in the field.

1.1 INTRODUCTION

1.1.1 EARTH OBSERVATION, SPECTROSCOPY AND REMOTE SENSING

The main general goals of Earth Observation through remote sensing can be summarized as follows:

1. “Monitoring and modeling the ...

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