Glossary for Geospatial Science

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bandwidth: A measure of the volume of data that can flow through a communications link, or throughput.  Bandwidth is measured in kilobits or megabits per second. (Kb/s, Mb/s).  Also, a section of the electromagnetic spectrum between two frequencies.  For example, AVIRIS collects 224 contiguous spectral bands with a bandwidth of 0.10 micrometers.