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Early ground-reference calibration results for Landsat 7 ETM+ using small test sites
Author(s): Kurtis J. Thome; Emily E. Whittington; John Henry LaMarr; Nik Anderson; Prabal Nandy
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Paper Abstract

Recent results of the vicarious calibration of the Landsat-7 ETM+ sensor are presented based on the reflectance-based vicarious method using results from a smaller test site local to the University of Arizona area. This test site is not as bright, nor as spatially-uniform and as large as typical sites. However, the proximity of the site allows for more frequent calibrations and hopefully a better understanding of the calibration as a function of time. The selection of the test site, its properties, and example results of calibrations at this site are presented. The results from seven dates are presented and show that the ETM+ sensor has been stable to better than 5% since launch. The results from these seven dates have larger variability than those from the large test sites, but agree for the most part to better than 5% with the large test sites.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 August 2000
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4049, Algorithms for Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Imagery VI, (23 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.410334
Show Author Affiliations
Kurtis J. Thome, Optical Sciences Ctr./Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Emily E. Whittington, Optical Sciences Ctr./Univ. of Arizona (United States)
John Henry LaMarr, Optical Sciences Ctr./Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Nik Anderson, Optical Sciences Ctr./Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Prabal Nandy, Optical Sciences Ctr./Univ. of Arizona (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4049:
Algorithms for Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Imagery VI
Sylvia S. Shen; Michael R. Descour, Editor(s)

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