Accession Number : ADP002034

Title :   Automatic Interpretation of MSS (Multispectral Scanner)-LANDSAT Data Applied to Coal Refuse Site Studies in Southern Santa Catarina State, Brazil,

Corporate Author : INSTITUTO DE PESQUISAS ESPACIAIS SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS (BRAZIL)

Personal Author(s) : Kux,H. J. H. ; Valeriano,D. de M.

Report Date : JUN 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : The coal mining district from southeastern Santa Catarina State is considered one of the most polluted areas of Brazil. This study presents the preliminary results on the application of MSS-LANDSAT digital data to monitor the coal refuse areas and its environmental consequences in this region. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Water pollution, Brazil, Mines(Excavations), Coal, Solid wastes, Waste disposal, Land areas, Aerial photography, Scientific satellites, Photointerpretation

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE