Data Set Overview
|Data set||PROVE Surface albedo of Jornada Experimental Range, New Mexico, 1997|
|Project||Prototype Validation Exercise (PROVE)|
The objective of this study was to determine the spatial variations in field measurements of broadband albedo as related to the ground cover and under a range of solar conditions during the Prototype Validation Exercise (PROVE) at the Jornada Experimental Range in New Mexico on May 20-30, 1997.
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Prototype Validation Exercise (PROVE): The Prototype Validation Exercise (PROVE) consists of two mini-field campaigns involving investigators from three different NASA Earth Observing System (EOS) instrument teams. MODIS (Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectrometer), MISR (Multi-angle Imaging Spectro Radiometer), and ASTER (Advanced Space-borne Thermal Emission and Reflectance Radiometer) coordinate field, aircraft, and satellite measurements to maximize data collection and conduct cross comparisons. The 1997 campaigns were conducted in a grassland-shrub site on the Jornada Experimental Range near Las Cruces, New Mexico, and in a deciduous forest on the Walker Branch Watershed site near Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Project information and photos are available from the PROVE Web page http://pratmos.gsfc.nasa.gov/~justice/modland/valid/prove/grass/prove.html, an inventory of data collection is maintained by the ORNL DAAC, and controlled access is provided to PROVE data maintained by the ORNL DAAC.
Project data set list for Prototype Validation Exercise (PROVE).Prototype Validation Exercise (PROVE) has 1 available companion files.
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|Data File (Granule)||File Size||Dates|
|albedo_combined_files_20021014.csv||19.3 KB||1997-05-22 - 1997-05-27|
|albedo_combined_files_20021014.xls||50.2 KB||1997-05-22 - 1997-05-27|
|albedo_original_files.zip||6.0 KB||1997-05-22 - 1997-05-27|
|hemi_photo_3_band.zip||147.5 MB||1997-05-22 - 1997-05-27|
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