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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-LP3-A DESCRIPT

DOCUMENTATION_FORMAT: Plant

SAMPLE_ID: YNP-LP3-A

PLANT_TYPE: Tree

PLANT: Lodgepole Pine

LATIN_NAME: Pinus contorta

COLLECTION_LOCALITY: East of Washburn Hot Springs (south of Mount Washburn and west of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone) in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA.

ORIGINAL_DONOR:

SAMPLE_DESCRIPTION:

Averaged spectral reflectance for a conifer forest dominated by lodgepole pine, but containing some Engelmann spruce, subalpine fir and whitebark pine, located east of Washburn Hot Springs (south of Mount Washburn and west of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone) in Yellowstone National Park. This forest of lodgepole pine was classified as growth stage LP3 by Despain (1990).  LP3 forests are more than 300 years old, have ragged canopies consisting predominately of lodgepole pine but having some Engelmann spruce, subalpine fir and whitebark pine present, and have understories with large and small Engelmann spruce and subalpine fir seedlings and saplings.  This average spectrum was computed from 52 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:

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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 11725 0.2-3.0µm 200


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