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

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TITLE: Willow_Dead FluvTailSite_A DESCRIPT

DOCUMENTATION_FORMAT: Plant

SAMPLE_ID: FluvTailSite_A

PLANT_TYPE: Willow

PLANT: Willow

LATIN_NAME: Not Available

COLLECTION_LOCALITY: Arkansas River, Leadville, Colorado, USA

ORIGINAL_DONOR: Gregg Swayze

SAMPLE_DESCRIPTION:

Dead willow collected from a on the eastern bank of the Arkansas River about 0.5 km south of the confluence with California Gulch, about 3 km south of the City of Leadville. The willow grew out of fluvial tailings washed down the Arkansas River in the early 1900's. Capillary action brought salts (with heavy metals) to the surface causing the willows along the river bank to die.

END_SAMPLE_DESCRIPTION.

COMPOSITIONAL_ANALYSIS_TYPE: None

COMPOSITION_DISCUSSION:

END_COMPOSITION_DISCUSSION.

TRACE_ELEMENT_ANALYSIS:

TRACE_ELEMENT_DISCUSSION:

END_TRACE_ELEMENT_DISCUSSION.

SPECTROSCOPIC_DISCUSSION:

Spectrum typical for dry vegetation.

END_SPECTROSCOPIC_DISCUSSION.

SPECTRAL_PURITY: 1a2_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 12243 0.2-3.0µm 200


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