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PREFERRED TERM
AVHRR  
BROADER CONCEPT
ENTRY TERMS
  • Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR)
  • AVHRR images
SCOPE NOTE
  • Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer or broad-band, four or five channel scanner, sensing in the visible, near-infrared, and thermal infrared portions of the electromagnetic spectrum. This information is used to estimate characteristics of the land and sea surface such as temperature and overall health of vegetation.
URI
https://www2.usgs.gov/science/USGSThesaurus/AVHRR
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