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Radiometric calibration validation of the Hyperion instrument using ground truth at a site in Lake Frome, Australia
Author(s): Pamela Barry; Peter J. Jarecke; Jay Pearlman; David Jupp; Jenny Lovell; S. Campbell
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Paper Abstract

The Hyperion instrument mounted on the EO-1 spacecraft was launched November 21, 2000 into an orbit following LANDSAT-7 by 1 minute. Hyperion has a 7.5 km swath width, a 30 meter ground resolution and 10 nm spectral resolution extending from 400 nm to 2500 nm. The first portion of the mission was used to measure and characterize the on-orbit radiometric, spectral, image quality and geometric performance of the instrument. Lake Frome, a dry salt lake in South Australia was chosen as a calibration site for Hyperion. Surface spectral data were collected along a transect through the center of the lake prior to the Hyperion overpass. This paper discusses the incorporation of the Lake Frome ground measurements and analysis into the performance verification of the instrument.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 January 2002
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4480, Imaging Spectrometry VII, (17 January 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.453346
Show Author Affiliations
Pamela Barry, TRW, Inc. (United States)
Peter J. Jarecke, TRW, Inc. (United States)
Jay Pearlman, TRW, Inc. (United States)
David Jupp, CSIRO (Australia)
Jenny Lovell, CSIRO (Australia)
S. Campbell, CSIRO (Australia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4480:
Imaging Spectrometry VII
Michael R. Descour; Sylvia S. Shen, Editor(s)

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