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[a] Canadian Space Agency satellite that collects C-band active microwave imagery. C-band microwaves have longer wavelengths than visible and infrared waves and range from 3.8 to 7.5 centimeters. They are useful for penetrating features such as clouds, tree canopies, and sand to record what lies underneath.[1]

References Edit

  1. People and Pixels: Linking Remote Sensing and Social Science, at 233-34.

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