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First Results From The Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging Spectrometer (AVIRIS)
Author(s): Gregg Vane
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Paper Abstract

After engineering flights aboard the NASA U-2 research aircraft in the winter of 1986-87 and spring of 1987, extensive data collection across the United States was begun with the Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging Spectrometer (AVIRIS) in the summer of 1987 in support of a NASA data evaluation and technology assessment program. This paper presents some of the first results obtained from AVIRIS. Examples of spectral imagery acquired over Mountain View and Mono Lake, California, and the Cuprite Mining District in western Nevada are presented. Sensor performance and data quality are discussed, and in the final section of the paper, plans for the future are described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1987
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0834, Imaging Spectroscopy II, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.942296
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Gregg Vane, California Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0834:
Imaging Spectroscopy II
Gregg Vane, Editor(s)

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