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Fine spatial resolution satellite sensors for the next decade. / Aplin, P.; Atkinson, Peter M.; Curran, P. J.

In: International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 18, No. 8, 1997, p. 3873-3881.

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Aplin, P, Atkinson, PM & Curran, PJ 1997, 'Fine spatial resolution satellite sensors for the next decade', International Journal of Remote Sensing, vol. 18, no. 8, pp. 3873-3881. https://doi.org/10.1080/014311697216694

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Aplin, P., Atkinson, P. M., & Curran, P. J. (1997). Fine spatial resolution satellite sensors for the next decade. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 18(8), 3873-3881. https://doi.org/10.1080/014311697216694

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Aplin P, Atkinson PM, Curran PJ. Fine spatial resolution satellite sensors for the next decade. International Journal of Remote Sensing. 1997;18(8):3873-3881. https://doi.org/10.1080/014311697216694

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Aplin, P. ; Atkinson, Peter M. ; Curran, P. J. / Fine spatial resolution satellite sensors for the next decade. In: International Journal of Remote Sensing. 1997 ; Vol. 18, No. 8. pp. 3873-3881.

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