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Downwelling and Upwelling Radiation During the Forest Ecosystem Dynamics - Multisensor Aircraft Campaign

Abstract: Forest Ecosystem Dynamics Multisensor Airborne Campaign (FED MAC):
Hemispherical Downwelling Solar Irradiance and Hemispherical
Upwelling Reflected Radiance of Forest Canopy

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 ... 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: Donald W. Deering
Dataset Title: Hemispherical Downwelling Solar Irradiance and Hemispherical Upwelling Reflected Radiance of Forest Canopy
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: 1990-09-16
Stop Date: 1990-09-18
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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
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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.

Deering, D.W., and T.F. Eck. 1992. Canopy Albedo and Transmittance
in a Spruce-Hemlock Forest in mid-September. Agriculture and
Forest Meteorology 59:237-248.

Deering, D.W., E.M. Middleton, and T.F. Eck. 1994. Reflectance
Anisotropy for a Spruce-Hemlock Forest Canopy. Remote Sensing of
Environ. 47:242-260.
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Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23