Video Processing of Remote Sensor Data Applied to Uranium Exploration in Wyoming: Final Report

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From introduction: This study is a comprehensive investigation of altered sandstone associated with uranium deposits near Pumpkin Buttes in the Powder River Basin of Wyoming, and the detection of such alteration using remote sensing technology. The purpose of this study is two-fold: 1) to develop video image processing techniques that will preferentially enhance areas of alteration associated with uranium deposits and enable mapping of these areas, and 2) to investigate the spectral, geochemical, and mineralogical characteristics of altered areas which make them detectable on remote sensor data. Once these video processing techniques have been defined, they may be applied as ... continued below

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210 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.

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Levinson, Richard A.; Marrs, Ronald W. & Crockett, Fred June 30, 1979.

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  • Main Title: Video Processing of Remote Sensor Data Applied to Uranium Exploration in Wyoming: Final Report
  • Series Title: GJBX
  • Series Title: Atomic Energy Commission Reports
  • Added Title: United States Department of Energy Grand Junction Office Report GJBX 171(79)

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From introduction: This study is a comprehensive investigation of altered sandstone associated with uranium deposits near Pumpkin Buttes in the Powder River Basin of Wyoming, and the detection of such alteration using remote sensing technology. The purpose of this study is two-fold: 1) to develop video image processing techniques that will preferentially enhance areas of alteration associated with uranium deposits and enable mapping of these areas, and 2) to investigate the spectral, geochemical, and mineralogical characteristics of altered areas which make them detectable on remote sensor data. Once these video processing techniques have been defined, they may be applied as exploration tools to new areas with similar surface and geological environments. In this way, remote sensing can serve as a valuable tool for uranium exploration.

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Levinson, Richard A.; Marrs, Ronald W. & Crockett, Fred. Video Processing of Remote Sensor Data Applied to Uranium Exploration in Wyoming: Final Report, report, June 30, 1979; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc784596/: accessed September 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.