Use of digital landsat MSS data to detect spectral variation in Malaysian peat swamp forests
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Published by Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute in Kuala Lumpur .
Written in English



  • Malaysia


  • Forests and forestry -- Malaysia -- Remote sensing.,
  • Swamps -- Malaysia -- Remote sensing.,
  • Peat bogs -- Malaysia -- Remote sensing.,
  • Landsat satellites.

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Edition Notes

StatementA.B. Ismail and B.J. Turner.
SeriesSpecial report, Special report (Institut Penyelidikan dan Kemajuan Pertanian Malaysia)
ContributionsTurner, Brian J.
LC ClassificationsSD235.M37 A23 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination26 p. :
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1691539M
LC Control Number91940769

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Analysis of Landsat 5 TM Data of Malaysian Land Covers Using ISODATA Clustering Technique. Analysis of Landsat 5 TM Data of Malaysian Land. data. In the spectral approach, thresholds were. of Landsat digital data with suspended sediments, chlorophyll, and temperature in the surface water of an agricultural lake. There were no significant differences in best correlations between MSS or TM data with surface suspended sediments. Thus, the advantage of using MSS is the ability to moni-Cited by: The third Landsat will also detect emitted thermal radiation. The multispectral scanner (MSS) was the only sensing instrument used on the first two satellites. The MSS on Landsats-1 and -2 detect radiation which is reflected from a 79 m by 79 m area, and the data are formatted as if the measurement was made from a 56 m by 79 m area. The MSS Author: James V. Taranik. The TM sensor also has greater overall radiometric sensitivity than the MSS. To date, the Landsat TM sensor represents the most sophisticated satellite sensor to provide Earth observation data. The sensor's complement of seven spectral bands offers the most comprehensive set of multispectral measurements for land and water surface mapping.