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Title: Visible to Near-infrared Spectral Reflectance, NGEE-Arctic Tram, Barrow, Alaska, 2015-2017

Canopy spectral reflectance collected from the NGEE-Arctic automated tram platform using a PP-Systems UniSpec-DC spectrometer. Downwelling radiance was measured using a 2 meter fiber optic cable connected to a cosine diffuser. Upwelling (i.e. reflected) radiance was measured using a 2 meter cable connected to a 12 degree field-of-view (FOV) lens. Canopy reflectance was calculated using the ratio of upwelling to downwelling radiance measured over a 99.99% reflectance Spectralon standard measured at the start of each measurement set.
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DOE Contract Number:
DE-AC05-00OR22725
Product Type:
Dataset
Research Org(s):
Next Generation Ecosystems Experiment - Arctic, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (US)
Collaborations:
ORNL
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Biological and Environmental Research (BER)
Subject:
54 Environmental Sciences; ngee; ngee-arctic; vegetation spectral reflectance data; surface temperature
OSTI Identifier:
1183993
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