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Title: Areas of Weakly Anomalous to Anomalous Surface Temperature in Dolores County, Colorado, as Identified from ASTER Thermal Data

Note: This "Weakly Anomalous to Anomalous Surface Temperature" dataset differs from the "Anomalous Surface Temperature" dataset for this county (another remotely sensed CIRES product) by showing areas of modeled temperatures between 1o and 2o above the mean, as opposed to the greater than 2o temperatures contained in the "Anomalous Surface Temperature" dataset. This layer contains areas of anomalous surface temperature in Dolores County identified from ASTER thermal data and spatial based insolation model. The temperature is calculated using the Emissivity Normalization Algorithm that separate temperature from emissivity. The incoming solar radiation was calculated using spatial based insolation model developed by Fu and Rich (1999). Then the temperature due to solar radiation was calculated using emissivity derived from ASTER data. The residual temperature, i.e. temperature due to solar radiation subtracted from ASTER temperature was used to identify thermally anomalous areas. Areas that had temperature greater than 2o were considered ASTER modeled very warm surface exposures (thermal anomalies) Note: 'o' is used in this description to represent lowercase sigma.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1148740
Report Number(s):
314
DOE Contract Number:
EE0002828
Resource Type:
Dataset
Data Type:
Specialized Mix
Research Org:
DOE Geothermal Data Repository; Flint Geothermal, LLC
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Geothermal Technologies Program (EE-2C)
Contributing Orgs:
Flint Geothermal, LLC
Country of Publication:
United States
Availability:
GDRHelp@ee.doe.gov
Language:
English
Subject:
15 Geothermal Energy; geothermal; Colorado; Dolores County; Remote sensing; ASTER; Thermal infrared; ArcGIS; GIS; shapefile; shape file; geospatial