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Articles | Volume XL-3/W4
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XL-3/W4, 105–108, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XL-3-W4-105-2016
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XL-3/W4, 105–108, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XL-3-W4-105-2016

  17 Mar 2016

17 Mar 2016

NEED FOR RELIABLE SENSOR CALIBRATION FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF A NATIONAL MAPPING AGENCY

S. Baltrusch S. Baltrusch
  • LAiV M-V, NMCA M-V, Department for Photogrammetry, 19059 Schwerin, Germany

Keywords: Calibration, Validation, Geometry, Radiometry, standardisation, Basic Geodata, NDVI

Abstract. The sensor calibration is one of the basic elements for getting effective and efficient production workflows out of airborne photogrammetry. Digital images and their orientations (interior and exterior) are the key to get the resulting products into the workflow of a national mapping agency (NMCA). Not only the geometric calibration is required meanwhile the radiometric calibration as well is used, for example in raster-based classification processes. In the paper the requirements are shown and examples are presented. At least open aspects and the outstanding debts are given.