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remote sensing

n.
The acquisition of data relating to an object by the use of sensing devices not in contact with the object, as in weather data collection by a satellite or observation of internal organs through ultrasound.
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remote sensing

n
(General Physics) the use of an instrument, such as a radar device or camera, to scan the earth or another planet from space in order to collect data about some aspect of it
remote-sensing adj
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remote sensing

- The scanning of the earth by satellite or aircraft to obtain information about it.
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KARACHI -- Pakistan Post has issued a commemorative postage stamp to mark the launching of the country's first remote-sensing satellites, said a statement.
The program, aimed to assist remote-sensing coverage, will be in two phases.
Pakistan is also working on its second remote-sensing satellite called 'Pakistan Remote Sensing Satellite (PRSS-02),' with sub-meter resolution and image capture capability.
Poggi, "Hierarchical texture-based segmentation of multiresolution remote-sensing images," IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol.
The smallest estimate of relative risk came from the two remote-sensing models without ground data, and the largest from the model with the most extensive ground data: a blend of air quality measurements from monitors, land-use modeling, and traffic density data.
Feitosa, "A generalized fuzzy Markov chain-based model for classification of remote-sensing multitemporal images," International Journal of Remote Sensing, vol.
BEIJING -- China will construct and launch two remote-sensing satellites for foreign countries in the coming two years, an industry insider says.
12 July 2016 - 20:25 Iran is to launch two telecom and remote-sensing satellites by yearend domestic executives will be in charge of launching the telecom and remote-sensing satellites Bahrami made clear that all stages of launching the telecom and remote-sensing satellites will be carried out by domestic executives thanks to the endemic know-how in terms of the technology to manufacture and put them into the orbit.
Covering first signal processing then image processing, the topics include classifying hydroacoustic signals using support vector machines, relating the time series of meteorological and remote sensing indices to monitor vegetation moisture dynamics, the satellite passive millimeter-wave retrieval of global precipitation, detecting a crater using marked point processes, and data fusion for remote-sensing applications.
TUNIS (TAP) - A project that utilises remote-sensing models developed by the American National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for water resources management and follow-up was launched during a workshop held on Monday in Tunis, with attendance of NASA experts Shahid Habib and Fritz Policelli.
Summary: China has successfully launched a high-resolution remote-sensing satellite, from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre.

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