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Site Location: Frechman Flat


ETM+ Bands 321 Zoomed

ETM+ Bands 321 Zoomed

ETM+ Bands 321

ETM+ Bands 321

Location (City, State, Country): 100 km Northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Altitude above siea level (meters): 940
Center Latitude,Longitude (Degrees): +36.81 , -115.93
Landsat WRS-2 Path/Row: 40 / 34
Size of Usable Area (km): Homogeneous area: 300 m square clocked sides N-S & E-W
Monitored area: 50 m square clocked sides N-S & E-W
Owner: Land Owner: DOE
Equipment Owner: JPL
Researcher: Mark C. Helmlinger
Email Researcher
Carol Bruegge
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Purpose: Automated vicarious calibration of VNIR multi- & hyper-spectral imagers
Description: Hard clay desert playa surrounded by light creosote and sage scrub. Natural playa extent is roughly 3 km by 4 km, but majority of surface is scarred by weapons testing debris such as roads, buildings, bunkers, and bridges.
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ETM+ Bands 321 Site Parameters
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