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Michael Allaby

in A Dictionary of Ecology

Fifth edition

Published online September 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191793158

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A series of US satellites, mainly carrying multispectral scanners and more recently also carrying thematic mappers, which are primarily designed for scanning the vegetation cover of the land surface of the Earth and evaluating the effectiveness of satellite-based scanning systems for routine monitoring. The recordings are available in digital form on magnetic tape for computer analysis or in photographic form (usually known as Landsat images). Landsat is complemented by Seasat. ...

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