Character position definition and scope:

A one-character alphabetic code indicates that the category of material to which the item belongs is remote-sensing image.  The meaning of the remaining character positions in field 007 are dependent upon the value in this character position (007/00).  A fill character ( | ) is not allowed in this position.

Record requirements for National-level records:  Mandatory; for Minimal-level records:  Optional.

Guidelines for applying content designators:




Remote-sensing image - An image produced by a recording device that is not in physical or intimate contact with the object under study.  This may be a map or other image that is obtained through various remote sensing devices such as cameras, computers, lasers, radio frequency receivers, radar systems, sonar, seismographs, gravimeters, magnetometers, and scintillation counters.  When the image has cartographic or bibliographic information added, it is referred to as a remote-sensing map.

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007:  Remote-sensing image

007  Physical Description Fixed Field