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BOREAS TE-18 Geosail Canopy Reflectance Model

Overview

DOIhttps://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/532
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Release Date2000-03-24
Usage206 downloads
Citations3 publications cited this dataset

Description

The GEOSAIL model was created by combining the SAIL (Scattering from Arbitrarily Inclined Leaves) model with the Jasinski geometric model to simulate canopy spectral reflectance and absorption of photosynthetically active radiation for discontinuous canopies. Tree shapes are described by cylinders or cones distributed over a plane. Spectral reflectance and transmittance of trees are calculated from the SAIL model to determine the reflectance of the three components used in the geometric model: illuminated canopy, illuminated background, shadowed canopy, and shadowed background.

Science Keywords

  • BIOSPHERE
  • VEGETATION
  • CANOPY CHARACTERISTICS
  • BIOSPHERE
  • VEGETATION
  • PHOTOSYNTHETICALLY ACTIVE RADIATION
  • LAND SURFACE
  • SURFACE RADIATIVE PROPERTIES
  • REFLECTANCE

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Huemmrich, K.F. 2000. BOREAS TE-18 Geosail Canopy Reflectance Model. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/532

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Data File (Granule)SizeDates
aspen_in.dat 379 B 1993-01-01 to 1996-12-31
aspen_out.dat 1.6KB 1993-01-01 to 1996-12-31
geosaild.for 27.7KB 1993-01-01 to 1996-12-31
spruce_in.dat 379 B 1993-01-01 to 1996-12-31
spruce_out.dat 1.6KB 1993-01-01 to 1996-12-31

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Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study has 3 companion files.

  • two_d_ref.txt
  • site_ref.txt
  • README

Dataset has 3 companion files.

  • TE18_GeoSail.pdf
  • TE18_GeoSail.doc
  • TE18_GeoSail.txt