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By Roger N. Clark, Gregg A. Swayze, Richard Wise, K. Eric Livo, Todd M. Hoefen, Raymond F. Kokaly, and Steve J. Sutley


U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-395


Version 1.0


We have assembled a digital reflectance spectral library of spectra that covers wavelengths from the ultraviolet to near-infrared along with sample documentation. The library includes samples of minerals, rocks, soils, physically constructed as well as mathematically computed mixtures, vegetation, microorganisms, and man-made materials. The samples and spectra collected were assembled for the purpose of using spectral features for the remote detection of these and similar materials.

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