Accession Number:

AD0751192

Title:

A Matrix Evaluation of Remote Sensor Capabilities for Military Geographic Information (MGI)

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER TOPOGRAPHIC LABS FORT BELVOIR VA

Report Date:

1972-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

159.0

Abstract:

The work is an initial attempt to evaluate 20 selected remote sensor types for their ability to obtain data on specific natural and cultural terrain components 81 selected MGI elements. The evaluations were made at three levels according to the complexity of the MGI element and the level of experience required from the interpreter. The MGI elements were categorized into four major divisions 1 Drainage and Water, 2 Vegetation, 3 Landforms and Surficial Materials, and 4 Cultural and Industrial-Economics. The problems associated with detection of each MGI element, recommended interpretation techniques, and the references pertinent to each evaluation are presented.

Subject Categories:

  • Cartography and Aerial Photography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE