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Channel Coded Distribution Field Tracking for Thermal Infrared Imagery

Amanda Berg, Jorgen Ahlberg, Michael Felsberg
2016 2016 IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops (CVPRW)  
We address short-term, single-object tracking, a topic that is currently seeing fast progress for visual video, for the case of thermal infrared (TIR) imagery.  ...  Due to the special characteristics of TIR imagery, we argue that template-based trackers based on distribution fields should have an advantage over trackers based on spatial structure features.  ...  the Strategic Area for ICT research, funded by the Swedish Government.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cvprw.2016.158 dblp:conf/cvpr/BergAF16 fatcat:jlvtzzisy5cgzastvgt3zg32gy

Anti-Interference Aircraft-Tracking Method in Infrared Imagery

Sijie Wu, Kai Zhang, Saisai Niu, Jie Yan
2019 Sensors  
In this paper, we focus on developing an algorithm for infrared-imaging guidance that enables the aircraft to be reliably tracked in the event of interference.  ...  The anti-interference method was developed based on simulated images but validate the effectiveness on both real infrared image sequences without decoys and simulated infrared imagery.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank the provision of the infrared-image sequences simulated by the Institute of Flight Control and Simulation Technology.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19061289 fatcat:wyagzlqopzfd7oy4b3tonbekhm

Fram Strait satellite image-derived ice motions

W. J. Emery, C. W. Fowler, J. Hawkins, R. H. Preller
1991 Journal of Geophysical Research  
This work has been supported by the Remote GAC AVIIRR data can be used to produce a lowcr-resolution, but Sensing Branch (code 321) of ihe U.S.  ...  This to realize that the MCC method can be reliably used for work was supported by the Chief of Naval Operations (OP-096) and the intervals as long as 4 days between images of sea ice.  ...  AVHRR imagery from the Fram Strait region. Both near-infrared (AVHRR channel 2) and thermal infrared (AVHRR channel 4) imagery were utilized to compute sea ice motion in order to establ!  ... 
doi:10.1029/90jc02273 fatcat:5wmkduetsvdvhfd3d6sdhm2aie

The aerosol-cloud-water vapor nexus in the twilight zone

Alexandre Correia, Henrique Barbosa, Marcia Yamasoe, Theotonio Paulilquevis, Nilton Rosario, Eduardo Landulfo, Jose Roveda
2018 Zenodo  
Whitepaper for a science proposal submitted to the U.S. Army International Technology Center, on October 31st, 2018.  ...  (ASIVA) camera (34) to measure calibrated radiances in 7 solar wavelength channels coincident with AERONET's, and 4 thermal infrared bands.  ...  In a field of broken shallow cumuli the thermal channels in the sky camera will be used to derive brightness temperature (T B ) maps in the twilight.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5503823 fatcat:xlzdzr4kfbejlfnh4c7x5ccvlm

Cloud Imaging from Meteorological Satellites and its Application to Robotic Observing

Andre Phillips, Michael C. B. Ashley
2005 Publications Astronomical Society of Australia  
This is particularly useful for automatic and remotely operated telescopes, where an observer may be at a considerable distance from the telescope itself.  ...  Satellite cloud imagery is a standard tool of meteorology, and also of ground-based observational astronomy.  ...  From the visible light channel, one can observe large scale vegetation features on the ground, and from the thermal-infrared one can measure cloud-top temperature.  ... 
doi:10.1071/as05024 fatcat:fuu5pnjrzfhx5j23g7sucqdtoq

Aerial thermography for energy efficiency of buildings: the ChoT project

Emanuele Mandanici, Paolo Conte, Thilo Erbertseder, Thomas Esch, Nektarios Chrysoulakis
2016 Remote Sensing Technologies and Applications in Urban Environments  
The ChoT project aims at analysing the potential of aerial thermal imagery to produce large scale datasets for energetic efficiency analyses and policies in urban environments.  ...  The acquisition of thermal infrared images at different times by multiple aerial flights is one of the main tasks of the project.  ...  in four main groups: 14, 15 single channel methods, double channel (or split-window) methods, two angle methods and other methods, developed for sensors operating in more than two infrared channels or  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2241256 fatcat:inxd23ynrbchbikyqww6acifbm

Performance of the MISR instrument during its first 20 months in Earth orbit

D.J. Diner, J.C. Beckert, G.W. Bothwell, J.I. Rodriguez
2002 IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  
Acquisition of earth imagery began in February 2000, and the quality of the data is excellent.  ...  Nevertheless, we took advantage of the map projection software that had been developed for use with earth imagery, and this exercise provided an early operational test of this code.  ...  The red, green, and near-infrared data from camera Aa had signal levels significantly lower than all other channels.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tgrs.2002.801584 fatcat:wcu5q7ob6nhf7gih3hvtrii52e

Satellite meteorology in India: Its beginning, growth and future

2021 Mausam  
More such stations were set up later and field meteorologists used satellite images as value addition to their synoptic charts.  ...  The sounder has 18 narrow spectral channels in shortwave infrared, middle infrared and thermal infrared regions and one channel in the visible region.  ...  in thermal infrared regions, offering an improved 1 km resolution in the visible.  ... 
doi:10.54302/mausam.v70i1.160 fatcat:slttyzu7e5e6jdqldczcmrvawe

Tropospheric and Ionospheric Anomalies Induced by Volcanic and Saharan Dust Events as Part of Geosphere Interaction Phenomena

Valerio Tramutoli, Francesco Marchese, Alfredo Falconieri, Carolina Filizzola, Nicola Genzano, Katsumi Hattori, Mariano Lisi, Jann-Yenq Liu, Dimitar Ouzounov, Michel Parrot, Nicola Pergola, Sergey Pulinets
2019 Geosciences  
/thermal infrared (MIR/TIR) observations.  ...  Etna (Italy) volcanic activity of 2006 was probably responsible for the ionospheric perturbations revealed by DEMETER on 4 November and 6 December and by GPS TEC observations on 4 November and 12 December  ...  Lébréton, the PI of ISL for the use of the data.  ... 
doi:10.3390/geosciences9040177 fatcat:j5guyvkvezf7vlfmsxqyko5qze

Rotational Kinematics Model Based Adaptive Particle Filter for Robust Human Tracking in Thermal Omnidirectional Vision

Yazhe Tang, Jun Luo, Y. F. Li, Xiaolong Zhou
2015 Mathematical Problems in Engineering  
With the equivalent projection based adaptive neighborhood calculation, a distortion-invariant gradient coding feature is proposed for thermal catadioptric vision.  ...  This paper presents a novel surveillance system named thermal omnidirectional vision (TOV) system which can work in total darkness with a wild field of view.  ...  Thermal vision presents a temperature field distribution of the surrounding environment using single channel of gray level intensity.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2015/347497 fatcat:5egl7kegmbfthb54b3q6jas5f4

Demonstrating UAV-Acquired Real-Time Thermal Data over Fires

Vincent G. Ambrosia, Steven S. Wegener, Donald V. Sullivan, Sally W. Buechel, Stephen E. Dunagan, James A. Brass, Jay Stoneburner, Susan M. Schoenung
2003 Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing  
geo-rectification of the resultant imagery for data distribution via the Internet to disaster managers.  ...  The use of the UAV demonstrated remotely piloted flight (thereby reducing the potential for loss of human life during hazardous missions) , and the ability to "linger and stare" over the fire for extended  ...  In particular, we would like to thank the NASA ERAST program; the NASA Office of Earth Science Code Y and YO, particularly Cheryl Yuhas and Dr.  ... 
doi:10.14358/pers.69.4.391 fatcat:nf66ne7gkrdcfbkbfuwvskzjdm

Combining a Cloud-Resolving Model with Satellite for Cloud Process Model Simulation Validation

Renato G. Negri, Luiz A. T. Machado, Stephen English, Mary Forsythe
2014 Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology  
The Spinning Enhanced Visible and Infrared Imager (SEVIRI) radiometer measurements were simulated by the Radiative Transfer for the Television and Infrared Observation Satellite (TIROS) Operational Vertical  ...  However, an error has been found in the high-level humidity distribution, which is characterized by strong humidity gradients.  ...  .), Paul Field and the Cascade project group for the Unified Model support, and the Met Office (U.K.) satellite assimilation group for help with the study.  ... 
doi:10.1175/jamc-d-12-0178.1 fatcat:pvx53ypotzg73a4jt74axxqqpm

Airborne Scanning Spectrometer for Remote Sensing of Cloud, Aerosol, Water Vapor, and Surface Properties

Michael D. King, W. Paul Menzel, Patrick S. Grant, Jeffrey S. Myers, G. Thomas Arnold, Steven E. Platnick, Liam E. Gumley, Si-Chee Tsay, Christopher C. Moeller, Michael Fitzgerald, Kenneth S. Brown, Fred G. Osterwisch
1996 Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology  
An airborne scanning spectrometer was developed for measuring reflected solar and emitted thermal radiation in 50 narrowband channels between 0.55 and 14.2 mm.  ...  The spectrometer scans a swath width of 37 km, perpendicular to the aircraft flight track, with a 2.5-mrad instantaneous field of view.  ...  Wolf for rewriting the quicklook data visualization software for the 50-channel data system; M. C. Peck of Berkeley Camera Engineering for designing the 50-channel data system; and J.  ... 
doi:10.1175/1520-0426(1996)013<0777:assfrs>;2 fatcat:gt6ryvq3erh3vb3rxwryeouaam

The Role of Background Cloud Microphysics in the Radiative Formation of Ship Tracks

S. Platnick, P. A. Durkee, K. Nielsen, J. P. Taylor, S.-C. Tsay, M. D. King, R. J. Ferek, P. V. Hobbs, J. W. Rottman
2000 Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences  
It is shown that the relative change in cloud reflectance for ship tracks is expected to be larger in the near-infrared than in the visible and that 3.7-m channels, widely known to be useful for detecting  ...  The authors investigate the extent to which the contrast brightness of ship tracks, that is, the relative change in observed solar reflectance, in visible and near-infrared imagery can be explained by  ...  Kratz for use of his k distributions; and G. T. Arnold, M. Fitzgerald, P. S. Grant, J. S. Myers, and L. E. Gumley for calibration and MAS deployment support.  ... 
doi:10.1175/1520-0469(2000)057<2607:trobcm>;2 fatcat:txmny252ojdgpfnkixz3kcbr6a

Simulation of Image Performance Characteristics of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS)

John Schott, Aaron Gerace, Scott Brown, Michael Gartley, Matthew Montanaro, Dennis C. Reuter
2012 Remote Sensing  
The next Landsat satellite, which is scheduled for launch in early 2013, will carry two instruments: the Operational Land Imager (OLI) and the Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS).  ...  To help understand the impact of design trades during instrument build, an effort was initiated to model TIRS imagery.  ...  The Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) is a two band push-broom thermal infrared sensor designed to continue or enhance the Landsat ETM+ thermal imaging capabilities [2] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs4082477 fatcat:utjz4nro5zb5tnf3h5ia2aj4je
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