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GROUND PATCH AREA [1 record]

Record 1 2007-02-05

English

Subject field(s)
  • Remote Sensing
  • Mathematical Geography
DEF

The scene around patch area resulting from the intersection of the sensor instantaneous or elementary field-of-view with the ground area.

OBS

ground patch area: term officially approved by the RADARSAT-2 Terminology Approval Group (RTAG).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Télédétection
  • Géographie mathématique
DEF

Élément d'aire de la scène résultant de l'intersection du champ de visée instantané ou élémentaire du capteur avec la surface du terrain.

OBS

Cette expression ne s'applique pas au capteur photographique.

OBS

La tache élémentaire dépend, d'une part, de l'angle de la direction principale de visée par rapport au nadir et, d'autre part, de la pente du terrain au lieu visé.

OBS

tache élémentaire : terme uniformisé par le Groupe de travail de la terminologie de RADARSAT-2 (GTTR).

Spanish

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