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8 November 2002 Airborne remote spectrometry support to rescue personnel at Ground Zero after the World Trade Center attack on September 11, 2001
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In order to assist Rescue and Recovery personnel after 11 September 2001, Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate was requested to collect a variety of airborne electro-optic data of the WTC site. The immediate objective was to provide FDNY with geo-rectified high-resolution and solar reflective hyperspectral data to help map the debris-field. Later data collections included calibrated MWIR data. This thermal data provided accurate temperature profiles, which could be warped to the high-resolution data. This paper will describe the assets and software used to help provide the FDNY data products, which were incorporated into their GIS database.
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Christopher G. Simi, Anthony B. Hill, Henry Kling, Jerome A. Zadnik, Marc D. Sviland, Mary M. Williams, and Paul E. Lewis "Airborne remote spectrometry support to rescue personnel at Ground Zero after the World Trade Center attack on September 11, 2001", Proc. SPIE 4816, Imaging Spectrometry VIII, (8 November 2002); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.453788
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