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Homework Help: analytical question

Posted by panchi on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 8:15pm.

One application of emission in remote sensing is in the detection of forest fires. The Landsat satellite has a sensor that detects active fires by examining their emission in the wavelength region of 1.55 μm to 1.75 μm.
a. What type of light is being detected by this sensor?
b. What are the energies (in kJ/mol) for photons of light at these wavelengths?

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