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Characterizing the scientific potential of satellite sensors

Characterizing the scientific potential of satellite sensors

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

  • Landsat satellites,
  • Remote sensing -- United States

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    SeriesNASA-CR -- 174122, NASA contractor report -- 174122
    ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Science Applications Research (Firm)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14929118M

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