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PREFERRED TERM
remote sensing  
BROADER CONCEPT
ENTRY TERMS
  • airborne imaging
  • composite burn index
  • normalized burn ratio
  • photogrammetry
  • remote-sensing data
  • remote-sensing images
  • satellite altimetry
  • satellite images
  • satellite imaging
  • space-borne sensing
SCOPE NOTE
  • Acquiring information about a natural feature or phenomenon, such as the Earth's surface, without actually being in contact with it. USGS remote sensing is usually carried out with airborne or spaceborne sensors or cameras.
URI
https://www2.usgs.gov/science/USGSThesaurus/remote%20sensing
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