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Generation of the Australian geographic reference image through long-strip ALOS PRISM orientation

M Ravanbakhsh, LW Wang, CS Fraser, A Lewis

International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences | Published : 2012

Abstract

The Australian Geographic Reference Image (AGRI) is a national satellite image mosaic that covers the vast Australian continent. Formed from 9560 ALOS PRISM images, AGRI provides a spatially correct reference image at 2.5m resolution, with 1-pixel accuracy. The production of AGRI was made feasible by the development and implementation of a long-strip adjustment technique that facilitated a refinement in the georeferencing process of orbit and attitude parameters for orbital segments comprising 50 or more images. The strip of images is effectively treated as a single image. The ground control requirements for such full-pass georeferencing, which does not require the measurement of tie or pass..

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