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

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TITLE: Sagebrush YNP-SS-2 DESCRIPT

DOCUMENTATION_FORMAT: Plant

SAMPLE_ID: YNP-SS-2

PLANT_TYPE: Shrub

PLANT: Big Sagebrush

LATIN_NAME: Artemisia tridentata

COLLECTION_LOCALITY: Gardner River area (north of Mammoth Hot Springs) of Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA.

ORIGINAL_DONOR:

SAMPLE_DESCRIPTION:

Averaged spectral reflectance for an area dominated by big sagebrush located in the Gardner River area (north of Mammoth Hot Springs) of Yellowstone National Park. The majority of the sagebrush shrubs in this area were observed to be greater than 1.0 meter in height. This area was described by Despain (1990) as big sagebrush/Idaho fescue habitat. This average spectrum was computed from 81 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 11868 0.3-2.5µm 200


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