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Along-Track Scanner

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Along-Track Scanner - definition(s)

along-track scanner - [remote sensing] A remote-sensing tool with a line of many fixed sensors that record reflected radiation from the terrain along a satellite's direction of movement, creating scan-line strips that are contiguous or that overlap slightly, thereby producing an image. 

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Source: esri, 13 January 2012 14:12:50, External 

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