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|Title: ||Air pollution monitoring through the application of atmospheric correction for ASTER imagery|
|Authors: ||Themistocleous, Kyriacos|
Hadjimitsis, Diofantos G.
|Scientific Field: ||Engineering & Technology|
|Scientific Field: ||Civil Engineering|
|Subjects: ||Air quality|
Geographic information systems
|Issue Date: ||2009|
|Citation: ||Proceedings of SPIE - The international society for optical ngineering, 2009, volume 7478, article number 74780T|
|Abstract: ||This paper presents the results obtained through the application of atmospheric correction on ASTER images for deriving the aerosol optical thickness (AOT). The literature shows that there is a gap in correlating the determined or measured AOT through the visible and near-infrared spectrum with the air-pollutants such as PM10, PM2.5, CO2, etc. This research investigates such aspects by acquiring sun-photometer measurements, image data, and air-pollutants measurements during the satellite overpass of the urban areas in Paphos and Limassol District in Cyprus. AOT values delivered from MODIS satellite images are regressed against the sun-photometer ground-based measurements. The determined AOT values from both sources are compared with the AOT values retrieved from ASTER and/or LANDSAT TM /ETM+ images. Preliminary results show that the AOT retrieved after applying an atmospheric correction from the images was very near to those found from the sun-photometers acquired simultaneous during the satellite overpass|
|Rights: ||© 2009 Copyright SPIE|
|Affiliation: ||Cyprus University of Technology|
|Journal Type: ||Subscription Journal|
|Appears in Collections:||Άρθρα/Articles|
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