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|Title:||Air pollution monitoring through the application of atmospheric correction for ASTER imagery||Authors:||Themistocleous, Kyriacos
Hadjimitsis, Diofantos G.
|Keywords:||Air quality;Atmospheric aerosols;Atmospherics;Environmental engineering;Geographic information systems;Geology;Infrared spectroscopy;Photometry;Radiometers;Remote sensing;Satellites;Sun||Category:||Civil Engineering||Field:||Engineering & Technology||Issue Date:||2009||Publisher:||Spie||Source:||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||URI:||http://ktisis.cut.ac.cy/handle/10488/6231||ISSN:||0277786X||DOI:||10.1117/12.830581||Rights:||© 2009 Copyright SPIE||Type:||Article|
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