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Mineral resources, geologic structure, and landform surveysThe use of ERTS-1 imagery for mineral resources, geologic structure, and landform surveys is discussed. Four categories of ERTS imagery application are defined and explained. The types of information obtained by the various multispectral band scanners are analyzed. Samples of land use maps and tectoning and metallogenic models are developed. It is stated that the most striking features visible on ERTS imagery are regional lineaments, or linear patterns in the topography, which reflect major fracture zones extending upward from the basement of the earth.
Document ID
19730019666
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Lattman, L. H. (Cincinnati Univ. OH, United States)
Date Acquired
August 7, 2013
Publication Date
May 1, 1973
Publication Information
Publication: NASA. Goddard Space Flight Center Symp. on Significant Results obtained from the ERTS-1, Vol. 2
Subject Category
GEOPHYSICS
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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