Remote Sensing - About Remote Sensing

A key instrument in modern humanitarian demining is Remote Sensing. The following section highlights some of the basic principles of aerial imagery, and how remote sensing can benefit demining operations. Remote sensors yielding amazingly vivid images, unheard of just a decade ago, are now readily accessible. For the deminer, these new capabilities empower both field personnel and organizational managers to better understand the environment in which they are working.

Image 1: Landstat perspective image of the Black Hills of South Dakota (USGS)


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