Canopy spectra of boreal tree species from Alberta potted tree experiment

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Author Ran Wang, Kyle R. Springer, John A. Gamon
Maintainer Ran Wang
Last Updated May 9, 2023, 01:46 (UTC)
Created April 19, 2023, 02:35 (UTC)
Acquisition Method Proximal
Citation Ran Wang, Kyle R. Springer and John A. Gamon. 2015, 2016, 2017. Canopy spectra of boreal tree species from Alberta potted tree experiment. Data set. Available on-line [] from the Ecological Spectral Information System (EcoSIS)
Ecosystem Type Forest
Foreoptic Field of View 20 degree
Foreoptic Type Foreoptic
Funding Source NSERC, NASA ABoVE, NSF
Funding Source Grant Number NSERC (RGPIN-2015-05129); NASA ABoVE (NNX15AT78A); NSF Division of Environmental Biology program (award 1925860)
Instrument Manufacturer PP System
Instrument Model Unispec DC
Light Source Sun
Light Source Specifications Sun
LinkedData [{"label":"Parallel Seasonal Patterns of Photosynthesis, Fluorescence, and Reflectance Indices in Boreal Trees","url":"10.3390/rs9070691"}]
Location Name Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Measurement Quantity Reflectance
Measurement Units %
Measurement Venue Outdoor
NASA GCMD Keywords [{"label":"earth science > biosphere > ecosystems > terrestrial ecosystems > forests > boreal forest/tiaga","value":"cafa8131-4a2d-4c8b-811c-0d64adf5fc06"}]
Processing Averaged No
Processing Information Details The spectrometer has a nominal spectral range from 350 to 1100 nm with 2-3 nm band-to-band spacing, and 10 nm full width at half maximum (FWHM), and a linear interpolation was used to estimate reflectance at 1-nm intervals.
Processing Interpolated Yes
Processing Resampled Yes
Sample Platform handheld
Target Status Live
Target Type Canopy
Theme Forest, Phenology, Physiology
Wavelength Units nm
Year 2015, 2016, 2017
resourceUpdateCount 3