Definition: Forward-Looking Infrared

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Forward-Looking Infrared

Forward Looking InfraRed (FLIR) cameras flown from fixed-wing aircraft measure the amount of energy radiated in the infrared (7.5 - 13 micrometer) to detect detailed information on the land surface temperature distribution that might indicate areas of geothermal activity.[1]

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Also Known As
FLIR
Related Terms
Infrared
References
  1. http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/yvo/publications/2010/jaworowski.php