INTRODUCTION
I. OBSERVING THE EARTH FROM SPACE
I.1 Help
I.2 Using the CEO Facilities
I.2.1 Access
I.2.2 CD Recorder
I.2.3 Printing
I.2.4 Portable Spectrometer
I.3 CEO Data Archive
I.4 Digital Elevation Model (DEM)
I.4.1 Background
I.4.2 U.S. Dataset
I.4.3 Global Datasets
I.5 Importing and Exporting Data
I.5.1 General Guidelines:
I.5.2 Scanned images to ERMapper
I.6 Annotations
I.7 Frequently Asked Questions

II. MAJOR CHARACTERISTICS OF REMOTELY SENSED DATA
II.1 Resolution Considerations
II.2 Passive Sensors
II.2.1 Spectral Signatures
II.2.1.1 Key References
II.2.2 Patterns and Textures
II.3 Active Sensors
II.3.1 RADAR
II.3.2 LIDAR
II.4 Sensor Descriptions
II.4.1 Landsat Sensors
II.4.1.1 Historical, Orbital and Resolution Overview
II.4.1.2 Data Sources and Pricing
II.4.1.3 Key References
II.4.2 SPOT
II.4.2.1 Historical, Orbital and Resolution Overview
II.4.2.2 Data Sources and Pricing
II.4.2.3 Key References
II.4.3 AVHRR
II.4.3.1 Historical, Orbital and Resolution Overview
II.4.3.2 Data Sources and Pricing
II.4.3.3 Key References
II.4.4 GOES
II.4.4.1 Historical, Orbital and Resolution Overview
II.4.4.2 Data Format and Availability
II.4.4.3 Key References
II.4.5 IKONOS
II.4.5.1 Historical, Orbital and Resolution Overview
II.4.5.2 Data Format and Availability
II.4.5.3 Key References
II.4.6 RADARSAT
II.4.6.1 Historical, Orbital and Resolution Overview
II.4.6.2 Data Format and Availability
II.4.6.3 Key References
II.4.7 JERS
II.4.7.1 Historical, Orbital and Resolution Overview
II.4.7.2 Data Format and Availability
II.4.7.3 Key References
II.4.8 Terra
II.4.8.1 Historical, Orbital and Resolution Overview
II.4.8.2 ASTER - Advanced Space borne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer
II.4.8.3 CERES - Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy
II.4.8.4 MISR - Multi-angle Imaging Spectro-Radiometer
II.4.8.5 MODIS - MOderate-resolution Imaging Spectro-radiometer
II.4.8.6 MOPITT - Measurements Of Pollution In The Troposphere
II.4.9 Aqua
II.4.9.1 Historical, Orbital and Resolution Overview
II.4.9.2 AIRS - Atmospheric InfraRed Sounder
II.4.9.3 AMSR-E - Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer for EOS
II.4.9.4 AMSU - Advanced Microwave Sounding Unity
II.4.9.5 HSB - Humidity Sounder for Brazil
II.4.10 SeaWiFS
II.4.10.1 Historical, Orbital and Resolution Overview

III. SELECTED COMPOSITE DATASETS
III.1 1 Km Composite AVHRR Datasets
III.2 1 Km Land Cover Characteristics Data Bases
III.3 Pathfinder AVHRR Land Data
III.4 USGS 3 Arc Second Digital Elevation Model
III.5 Digital Chart of the World DEM
III.6 Key References

IV. TOOLS OF IMAGE ANALYSIS
IV.1 Geometric Corrections
IV.1.1 Rectification
IV.1.2 Map Projections in a Nutshell
IV.1.2.1 What and Why?
IV.1.2.2 Spheroids, Ellipsoids, Datums and Projections
IV.1.2.3 Processing Considerations for Ordering Images
IV.1.2.4 Common Satellite Mapping Projections
IV.1.3 Key References
IV.2 Image Enhancement
IV.2.1 Contrast Enhancement
IV.2.2 Spatial Enhancement
IV.3 Multi-Spectral Analysis
IV.3.1 Mathematical Combinations
IV.3.2 Band Combinations
IV.3.3 Classification
IV.3.3.1 Supervised Classification
IV.3.3.2 Unsupervised Classification

V. SELECTED LITERATURE IN REMOTE SENSING
V.1 Journals and Periodicals
V.2 Bibliography
VI. SAMPLE OF A REMOTE SENSING JOURNAL ANNUAL INDEX
VI.1 Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing