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Accuracy of the spectral and radiometric laboratory calibration of the Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging Spectrometer
Author(s): Thomas G. Chrien; Robert O. Green; Michael L. Eastwood
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Paper Abstract

The laboratory procedures, algorithms, measurements, and uncertainties associated with generation of the spectral and radiometric calibration of data acquired by AVIRIS are described. AVIRIS is an airborne sensor that obtains high-spatial-resolution image data of the earth in 224 spectral channels in four spectrometers covering the range from 400 to 2450 nm. The spectral calibration of AVIRIS agrees with the in-flight data to within two nanometers, and the absolute radiometric calibration is consistent with the in-flight verification to 10 percent over the spectral range. In-flight radiometric stability as measured by five consecutive passes over the surface calibration site is reported to be between three and five percent.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1990
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 1298, Imaging Spectroscopy of the Terrestrial Environment, (1 September 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.21334
Show Author Affiliations
Thomas G. Chrien, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Robert O. Green, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Michael L. Eastwood, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1298:
Imaging Spectroscopy of the Terrestrial Environment
Gregg Vane, Editor(s)

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