Project: BOREASProject: BOREAS
The Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study was a large-scale international interdisciplinary experiment in the boreal forests of central Canada. Its focus was improving our understanding of the exchanges of radiative energy, sensible heat, water, CO2 and trace gases between the boreal forest and the lower atmosphere. A primary objective of BOREAS was to collect the data needed to improve computer simulation models of the important processes controlling these exchanges so that scientists can anticipate the effects of global change, principally altered temperature and precipitation patterns, on the biome. BOREAS has available 3 companion files.
Data Set: BOREAS Level-2 MAS Surface Reflectance and Temperature Images in BSQ FormatData Set: BOREAS Level-2 MAS Surface Reflectance and Temperature Images in BSQ Format
MAS images, along with other remotely sensed data, were collected to provide spatially extensive information over the primary study areas. This information includes biophysical parameter maps such as surface reflectance and temperature. Collection of the MAS images occurred over the study areas during the 1994 field campaigns.
Detailed Documentation: Data Set Reference Document
Wrigley, R. C., M. A. Spanner, and R. E. Slye. 2000. BOREAS Level-2 MAS Surface Reflectance and Temperature Images in BSQ Format. Data set. Available on-line [http://www.daac.ornl.gov] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/561
Data Set Files:Download Data Set Files: (980.0 MBytes in 44 Files)
All Data Taken At Latitude: 56.25N To 53.42N, Longitude: 97.23W To 106.32W
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