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

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TITLE: Lodgepole-Pine YNP-LP2-B DESCRIPT

DOCUMENTATION_FORMAT: Plant

SAMPLE_ID: YNP-LP2-B

PLANT_TYPE: Tree

PLANT: Lodgepole Pine

LATIN_NAME: Pinus contorta

COLLECTION_LOCALITY: Southeast slope of Terrace Mountain, just to the northwest of Rustic Falls on Glen Creek (south of Mammoth Hot Springs) in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA.

ORIGINAL_DONOR:

SAMPLE_DESCRIPTION:

Averaged spectral reflectance for a conifer forest of lodgepole pine located on the southeast slope of Terrace Mountain, just to the northwest of Rustic Falls on Glen Creek (south of Mammoth Hot Springs) in Yellowstone National Park. This forest of lodgepole pine was classified as growth stage LP2 by Despain (1990).  LP2 forests are 150-300 years old, have closed canopies dominated by lodgepole pine, and have understories consisting of Engelmann spruce and subalpine fir seedlings and saplings.  This average spectrum was computed from 30 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 11715 0.2-3.0µm 200


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