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Clark et. al. 2003 USGS Open File Report 03-395
Spectral Library splib05a Sample Description

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TITLE: Grass-FescueNeedleg YNP-FN-1 DESCRIPT

DOCUMENTATION_FORMAT: Plant

SAMPLE_ID: YNP-FN-1

PLANT_TYPE: Grass

PLANT: Idaho fescue and Richardson’s needlegrass.

LATIN_NAME: Festuca idahoensis and Stipa richardsonii.

COLLECTION_LOCALITY: Lamar Valley area of Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA.

ORIGINAL_DONOR:

SAMPLE_DESCRIPTION:

Averaged spectral reflectance for a grassland area, dominated by Idaho fescue and Richardson’s needlegrass, located in the Lamar Valley area of Yellowstone National Park. This area was described by Despain (1990) as the Idaho fescue/Richardson’s needlegrass habitat. This average spectrum was computed from 510 pixels of radiative-transfer-ground-calibrated AVIRIS data.  AVIRIS data were collected on August 6, 1996, at approximately 11:10 am Local Time.  AVIRIS channels 1-4, 32-33, 43, 59-62, 81-84, 95-97, 106-113, 154-167, 173-175, and 222-224 were deleted due to residual atmospheric effects, poor instrument response, and redundancy where detectors overlap. Sample referenced in Kokaly et al. (2002).

Despain, D.G. (1990), Yellowstone vegetation: Consequences of environment and history in a natural setting.  Santa Barbara: Roberts Rinehart Publishers.

Kokaly et al. (2002), "Remote Sensing of environment 5792 (2002)1-20"

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COMPOSITIONAL_ANALYSIS_TYPE: none

COMPOSITION_DISCUSSION:

END_COMPOSITION_DISCUSSION.

TRACE_ELEMENT_ANALYSIS:

TRACE_ELEMENT_DISCUSSION:

END_TRACE_ELEMENT_DISCUSSION.

SPECTROSCOPIC_DISCUSSION:

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SPECTRAL_PURITY: 1b2_3_4_ # 1= 0.2-3, 2= 1.5-6, 3= 6-25, 4= 20-150 microns

LIB_SPECTRA_HED: where Wave Range Av_Rs_Pwr Comment
LIB_SPECTRA: splib05a r 11160 0.3-2.5µm 200


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