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Site Location: Tinga Tingana


ETM+ Bands 321 Zoomed

ETM+ Bands 321 Zoomed

ETM+ Bands 321

ETM+ Bands 321

Location (City, State, Country): Tinga Tingana, Strzelecki Desert, South Australia, Australia
Altitude above siea level (meters): 100
Center Latitude,Longitude (Degrees): -29.00 , +139.86
Landsat WRS-2 Path/Row: 97 / 80
Size of Usable Area (km): 15 x 15
Owner: Unavailable
Researcher: Unavailable
Purpose: TBD
Description: Airborne and ground-based data have been taken to estimate the site’s BRDF. Used for a variety of calibration and cross-calibration studies. Background aeolian dune system at a scale resolved by Hyperion allowing geometric studies as well as spectral calibration studies. Not easy to access on the ground. AERONET site. (Source: CSIRO Earth Observation Centre Web site,

Google Earth: Not spatially homogeneous in intensity and color at detailed and intermediate scales, but reasonably spatially homogeneous in its heterogeneity when averaging over 15 km by 15 km.

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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