Temporal Resolution

Temporal resolution describes the time a remote sensing system takes to image the exact same area at the same viewing angle a second time. (Natural Resources Canada/Canada Centre for Remote Sensing, 2014)


"Temporal Resolution". Natural Resources Canada, Canada Centre for Remote Sensing. Last modified April 22, 2014.
Accessed February 1, 2019.

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