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Radiometry is a set of techniques for measuring electromagnetic radiation, including visible light. This techniques in optics characterize the distribution of the radiation's power in space, as opposed to photometric techniques, which characterize the light's interaction with the human eye. Radiometry is distinct from quantum techniques such as photon counting.The use of radiometers to determine the temperature of objects and gasses by measuring radiation flux is called pyrometry. Handheld pyrometer devices are often marketed as infrared thermometers. Radiometry is important in astronomy, especially radio astronomy, and plays a significant role in Earth remote sensing. The measurement techniques categorized as radiometry in optics are called photometry in some astronomical applications, contrary to the optics usage of the term.
Related Journals of Radiometry
Journal of Geology & Geophysics, Journal of Climatology & Weather Forecasting, Journal of Climatology & Weather Forecasting, Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, International Journal of Fundamental Physical Sciences, Italian Journal of Remote Sensing, International Journal of Advanced Remote Sensing & GIS, International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering, International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring EngineeringTM (IJITEE)