1. spectral range from visible into thermal IR Correct Answer 2. consistent photochemical process for film development 3. higher spectral resolution 4. record greater range of values in digital format
You Answered 5. all of the above are advantages of MSS Question 18 1 / 1 pts Which of the following characteristics is NOT true of thermal sensors? Correct! 1. small IFOVs, fine spatial resolution 2. can be acquired day or night 3. measure the surface temperature and thermal properties of targets 4. use photo detectors, cooled to near absolute zero 5. all are true Question 19 1 / 1 pts TIROS, ATS, GOES, DMSP are all ________ satellites. 1. AVHRR 2. spy Correct! 3. weather
4. polar-orbiting Question 20 1 / 1 pts Which of the following is NOT true of AVHRR sensors or imagery? 1. stands for Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer 2. detects radiation in visible and InfraRed Correct! 3. useful for high resolution, large scale applications 4. widely used for weather forecasting, observation of land features, sea surface temperature Question 21 1 / 1 pts The first US satellite dedicated to monitoring land and ocean surfaces for mapping, launched by NASA in 1972, was the first of the successful _____ series. Correct! 1. Landsat 2. Sputnik 3. Space Shuttle 4. Hubble 5. IKONOS
Question 22 1 / 1 pts Which of the following is NOT true of the TM (Thematic Mapper) sensor? 1. on Landsat satellites 2. 7 spectral bands 3. higher spatial resolution than MSS 4. higher radiometric resolutuion than MSS Correct! 5. all of these are TRUE Question 23 1 / 1 pts Landsats orbit the earth along a _________ path, passing the _______ at about the same time each day, and then image _______ one swath the next day, coming back around to their starting point about every ______# days. 1. oblique; north pole; west; 4 Correct! 2. longitudinal; equator; west; 16-18 3. horizontal; USA; east; 1 4. lateral; Greenwich; east; 30
5. all of these are true, depending upon which Landsat is being referred to. Question 24 1 / 1 pts Which of the following satellites/sensors was first launched by France in 1986, uses along-track (pushbroom) scanning technology, has twin high resolution visible (HRV) imaging systems, can acquire stereoscopic imagery, and has fine spatial detail?
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