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Temporal, spatial, and spectral variability at the Ivanpah Playa vicarious calibration site
Author(s): Eliel Villa-Aleman; Robert J. Kurzeja; Malcolm M. Pendergast
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Paper Abstract

The Savannah River Technology Center (SRTC) conducted four reflectance vicarious calibrations at Ivanpah Playa, California since July 2000 in support of the MTI satellite. The multi-year study shows temporal, spatial and spectral variability at the playa. The temporal variability in the wavelength dependent reflectance and emissivity across the playa suggests a dependency witt precipitation during the winter and early spring seasons. Satellite imagery acquired on September and November 2000, May 2001 and March 2002 in conjunction with ground truth during the September, May and March campaigns and water precipitation records were used to demonstrate the correlation observed at the playa.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 September 2003
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 5093, Algorithms and Technologies for Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Imagery IX, (23 September 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.486960
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Eliel Villa-Aleman, Westinghouse Savannah River Co. (United States)
Robert J. Kurzeja, Westinghouse Savannah River Co. (United States)
Malcolm M. Pendergast, Westinghouse Savannah River Co. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5093:
Algorithms and Technologies for Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Imagery IX
Sylvia S. Shen; Paul E. Lewis, Editor(s)

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