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Visible/Infrared Intelligent Spectrometer Reflectances During the Forest Ecosystem Dynamics - Multisensor Aircraft Campaign

Abstract: Forest Ecosystem Dynamics Multisensor Airborne Campaign (FED MAC): Visible/Infrared Intelligent Spectrometer (VIRIS) Reflectances

The Biospheric Sciences Branch (formerly Earth Resources Branch) within the Laboratory for Terrestrial Physics at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and associated University investigators are involved in a research program entitled Forest Ecosystem Dynamics ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 45.0   S: 45.0   E: -68.0   W: -68.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Barrett N. Rock
Dataset Title: Visible/Infrared Intelligent Spectrometer (VIRIS) Reflectance
Dataset Series Name: FED MAC Home Page
Dataset Release Place: NASA/GSFC
Dataset Publisher: NASA/GSFC
Data Presentation Form: ASCII Tables
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-09-06
Stop Date: 1990-09-11
Ancillary Keywords
Originating Center
Data Center
Forest Ecosystem Dynamics Project, Biospheric Sciences Branch, Hydrospheric and Biospheric Sciences Laboratory, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Email: bruce.cook at
Contact Address:
Goddard Space Flight Center
Mailstop 614.4
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Distribution Media: WWW
Distribution Format: ASCII
Fees: Free
Phone: (603) 862-1792
Email: barry.rock at
Email: barryr at
Contact Address:
Department of Natural Resources
Complex Systems Research Center
University of New Hampshire
City: Durham
Province or State: NH
Postal Code: 03824
Country: USA
Walthall, C.L., M. Kim, D.L. Williams, B.W. Meeson, P.A. Agbu,
J.A. Newcomer, and E.L. Levine. 1993. Data sets for modeling: a
retrospective collection of bidirectional reflectance and forest
ecosystem dynamics multisensor aircraft campaign data sets. Remote
Sensing of Environment; 46:340-346.

Rock, B.N., D.L. Williams, D.M. Moss, G.N. Lauten, and M. Kim.
1994. High-spectral Resolution Field and Laboratory Optical
Reflectance Measurements of Red Spruce and Eastern Hemlock Needles
and Branches. Remote Sensing of Environment , 47:176-189.
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Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24