Remote Sensing Final Exam Review

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Remote Sensing Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Most ElectroMagnetic Radiation from the Sun is emitted in what regions of the EmlectroMagnetic Radiation Spectrum?
  • 2. 
    On the ElectroMagnetic Radiation Spectrum, what is the visible light range in micrometers?
  • 3. 
    What percentage of the Sun's ElectroMagnetic Radiation is in the visible region of the EMR spectrum?
  • 4. 
    What is the 1st step of the Remote Sensing Process?
  • 5. 
    What is the 2nd step in the Remote Sensing Process?
  • 6. 
    What is the 3rd step in the Remote Sensing process?
  • 7. 
    What is the 4th and final step of the Remote Sensing Process?
  • 8. 
    What are 2 aspects of Digital Image Processing?
  • 9. 
    What are the 3 aspects of Image Preprocessing (in regards to digital image processing)?
  • 10. 
    What are 4 examples of Spectral Image Enhancement?
  • 11. 
    What are 3 examples of Spatial Image enhancement?
  • 12. 
    What are the 2 forms of change detection?
  • 13. 
    Why are there absorption features in the blue and red regions of the visible Electro Magnetic Radiation Spectrum?
  • 14. 
    Why on a typical vegetation spectral response curve is there high scattering in the Near Infrared region of the Electro Magentic Radiation Spectrum?
  • 15. 
    What are the three valleys in the typical spectral response curve for vegetation?
  • 16. 
    Which of the following two plants has a higher reflectance for it's spectral response curve?
    • A. 

      Conifer

    • B. 

      Deciduous

  • 17. 
    What is; a linear regression (r^2) of Red and NIR spectral responses
  • 18. 
    What term describes: when plants flower, plant growth cycle
  • 19. 
    What is the name of the following equation: NIR - Red / NIR + Red
    • A. 

      Enhanced Vegetation Index

    • B. 

      Normalized Difference Vegetation Index

    • C. 

      Vegetation Index

    • D. 

      Plant Stress Index

  • 20. 
    What plant index is intimately related to the MODIS remote sensing satellite?
  • 21. 
    In EVI what does the Blue constant correct for?
  • 22. 
    In the EVI what does the constant "L" correct for?
  • 23. 
    What length wavelengths penetrates water deeper and allows you to see the bottom better?
  • 24. 
    What is the best wavlength region to discriminate land from water boundaries?
  • 25. 
    What wavlength best distinguishes between clouds and snow?
  • 26. 
    This is the Correct USGS land cover classifications in the correct order: Urban Agriculture Range Forest Wetland Water Tundra Barren Perennial Snow
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    What are the three water absorption band wavlengths?