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Site Location: Rogers Dry Lake

Radiometric

ETM+ Bands 321 Zoomed

ETM+ Bands 321 Zoomed

ETM+ Bands 321

ETM+ Bands 321

Location (City, State, Country): Rogers Dry Lake, Edwards Air Force Base, California, USA, North America
Altitude above siea level (meters): 694
Center Latitude,Longitude (Degrees): +34.96 , -117.86
Landsat WRS-2 Path/Row: 41 / 36
Size of Usable Area (km): 1 x 2
Owner: Unavailable
Researcher: Unavailable
Purpose: TBD
Description: Dry-lake playa, spatially homogeneous, consisting of compacted clay-rich lacustrine deposits forming a relatively smooth surface compared to most land covers, although it has a lower spatial uniformity compared to the Ivanpah and Lunar Lake sites. The surface composition is comparable to those of Ivanpah and Lunar Lake; however, all three sites suffer from the presence of iron absorption (Fe3+) in the visible part of the spectrum, characteristic of playas in this region of the United States. AERONET site.

Google Earth: Slightly patchy (in color and intensity) across the playa.

Support Data: TBD
Suitability: TBD
Limitations: TBD

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ETM+ Bands 321 Site Parameters
ETM+ Bands 321 Site Parameters
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