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BOREAS TE-18 Geosail Canopy Reflectance Model
Entry ID: BOREAS_TE18GEOS_532_1

Abstract: 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.
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 62.0   S: 48.0   E: -92.0   W: -111.0

Data Set Citation
Version: 1
Other Citation Details: Huemmrich, K.F. 2000. BOREAS TE-18 Geosail Canopy Reflectance Model. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1993-01-01
Stop Date: 1996-12-31
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Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-15