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MASTER: Jornada Experiment, Nevada-New Mexico, October 2007

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DOIhttps://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/2013
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Published2022-09-16
Updated2022-09-16

Description

This dataset includes Level 1B (L1B) data products from the MODIS/ASTER Airborne Simulator (MASTER) instrument. The spectral data were collected during four flights aboard a DOE B-200 aircraft over Nevada, Arizona, and New Mexico, U.S., from 2007-10-01 to 2007-10-04. A focus of this data collection was the USDA Jornada Experimental Range (Jornada) in southern New Mexico. To complement the programs of ground measurements, JORNEX (JORNada EXperiment) began in 1995 to collect remotely sensed data from aircraft and satellite platforms to provide spatial and temporal data on physical and biological states of the Jornada rangeland. JORNEX uses remote sensing techniques to study arid rangeland and the responses of vegetation to changing hydrologic fluxes and atmospheric driving forces. This deployment was coordinated by the U.S. Department of Energy's Remote Sensing Laboratory (RSL) located at Nellis Air Force Base near Las Vegas, Nevada. Data products include L1B georeferenced multispectral imagery of calibrated radiance in 50 bands covering wavelengths of 0.460 to 12.879 micrometers at approximately 10-meter spatial resolution. The L1B file format is HDF-4. In addition, the dataset includes flight paths, spectral band information, instrument configuration, ancillary notes, and summary information for each flight, and browse images derived from each L1B data file.

Science Keywords

  • SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING
  • VISIBLE WAVELENGTHS
  • VISIBLE RADIANCE
  • SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING
  • INFRARED WAVELENGTHS
  • THERMAL INFRARED
  • SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING
  • INFRARED WAVELENGTHS
  • INFRARED RADIANCE

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Hook, S.J., and A.N. French. 2022. MASTER: Jornada Experiment, Nevada-New Mexico, October 2007. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/2013

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