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Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR)

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Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) - definition(s)

AVHRR - [remote sensing] Acronym for Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer. A scanner flown on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) polar-orbiting satellites for measuring visible and infrared radiation reflected from vegetation, cloud cover, shorelines, water, snow, and ice. AVHRR data is often used for weather prediction and vegetation mapping.

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Source: esri, 26 January 2012 08:19:47, External 

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