The Prototype Validation Exercise (PROVE) was a mini field campaign conducted in May 1997. Three different NASA Earth Observing System (EOS) instrument teams were involved: MODIS (Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectrometer), MISR (Multi-angle Imaging Spectro Radiometer), and ASTER (Advanced Space-borne Thermal Emission and Reflectance Radiometer). Coordinated field, aircraft, and satellite measurements were designed 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.
Prototype Validation Exercise Datasets List
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Beginning the PROVE dataset list
|4 PROVE datasets|
|select all||PROVE dataset||Published||User Guide||Download||Size|
|*||PROVE Land Cover and Leaf Area of Jornada Experimental Range, New Mexico, 1997||2003-05-05||user guide||download||479.0KB|
|*||PROVE MQUALS Reflectance at Jornada Experimental Range, New Mexico, 1997||2003-05-05||user guide||download||380.9KB|
|*||PROVE Surface albedo of Jornada Experimental Range, New Mexico, 1997||2003-05-05||user guide||download||142.7MB|
|*||PROVE Vegetation Reflectance of Jornada Experimental Range, New Mexico, 1997||2003-05-05||user guide||download||583.8KB|
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