Imaging with NPOESS VIIRS: A Convergence of Technologies and Experience

Imaging with NPOESS VIIRS: A Convergence of Technologies and Experience
• Name the important heritage instruments that led to the development of NPOESS • State the advantages of multispectral imagery in fire and hot spot detection/interpretation • Use true color imagery to identify surface, atmospheric, and ocean surface features and characteristics • Discriminate between nadir and edge of scan passes from AVHRR • Describe the difference between fine and smooth OLS data • State the advantages of the nighttime visible channel on OLS • State features that can be seen during no-moon, half-moon, and full-moon illuminations • Identify features in no-moon, half-moon, and full-moon illuminations