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LAND SATELLITE [1 record]

Record 1 2011-01-11

English

Subject field(s)
  • Spacecraft
  • Remote Sensing
DEF

The series of American satellites that collect multispectral images of the Earth's surface in the visible, reflected, and thermal infrared bands.

CONT

Since 1972, Landsat satellites have collected information about Earth from space. This science, known as remote sensing, has matured with the Landsat Program.

OBS

Landsat: [An abbreviation used for] Land Remote-sensing satellite.

OBS

Landsat: term used at Natural Resources Canada - Earth Sciences Sector.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Engins spatiaux
  • Télédétection
DEF

Type de satellite développé par la NASA en juillet 1972 pour l'étude des ressources terrestres.

OBS

Landsat; satellite Landsat : termes en usage à Ressources naturelles Canada - Secteur des sciences de la Terre.

Spanish

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