ground truth

ground truth
ground truth,
information about the earth obtained by direct examination of features on the ground, especially to supplement or verify data obtained by remote sensing: »

Scientists involved in these experiments, some of whom are skeptical about the accuracy of data from an orbiting spacecraft, will be scattered around the world to get what they call “ground truth” (New Yorker).


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