Results achieved by ERTS-Atmospheric Experiment PR303, whose objective is to establish a radiometric calibration technique, are reported. This technique, which determines and removes solar and atmospheric parameters that degrade the radiometric fidelity of ERTS data, transforms the ERTS sensor radiance measurements to absolute target reflectance signatures. A Radiant Power Measuring Instrument (RPMI) and its use in determining atmospheric parameters needed for ground truth are discussed. The procedures used and results achieved in machine processing ERTS computer- compatible tapes and atmospheric parameters to' obtain target reflectance are reviewed.
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