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NASA's surface biology and geology designated observable: A perspective on surface imaging algorithms

Kerry Cawse-Nicholson, Philip A. Townsend, David Schimel, Ali M. Assiri, Pamela L. Blake, Maria Fabrizia Buongiorno, Petya Campbell, Nimrod Carmon, Kimberly A. Casey, Rosa Elvira Correa-Pabón, Kyla M. Dahlin, Hamid Dashti (+48 others)
2021 Remote Sensing of Environment  
The SBG DO is based on the need for capabilities to acquire global, high spatial resolution, visible to shortwave infrared (VSWIR; 380-2500 nm; ~30 m pixel resolution) hyperspectral (imaging spectroscopy  ...  Here, we summarize current state-of-the-practice VSWIR and TIR algorithms that use airborne or orbital spectral imaging observations to address the SBG DO priorities identified by the Decadal Survey: (  ...  Introduction The 2017-2027 Decadal Survey, Thriving on our Changing Planet, was released in January 2018 by the committee on the Decadal Survey for Earth Science and Applications from Space (ESAS) of the  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2021.112349 fatcat:i4fmpq6kyrgcfboq42za66q5tm

The changing risk of vector-borne diseases: Global satellite remote sensing and geospatial surveillance at the forefront

Robert Bergquist, Jeffrey C. Luvall, John B. Malone
2021 Geospatial Health  
and Physical Sciences released the 2017 Decadal Survey that can be downloaded at https://www.nap.edu/catalog/25437/thriving-onour-changing-planet-a-decadal-strategy-for-earth-observationfrom-space and  ...  There are also the current Italian 'PRecursore IperSpettrale della Missione Applicativa' (PRISMA), a polarized radiation imaging and spectroscopy mission based on VSWIR, and the French-Indian Thermal infraRed  ... 
doi:10.4081/gh.2021.1047 pmid:34726037 fatcat:x6t3xffixzfevfdoxt4br2y5mu

Boundary layer water vapour statistics from high-spatial-resolution spaceborne imaging spectroscopy

Mark T. Richardson, David R. Thompson, Marcin J. Kurowski, Matthew D. Lebsock
2021 Atmospheric Measurement Techniques  
Daytime clear-sky total column water vapour (TCWV) is commonly retrieved from visible and shortwave infrared reflectance (VSWIR) measurements, and modern missions such as the upcoming Earth Surface Mineral  ...  Finally, we account for changing solar zenith angle (SZA) from 15 to 60∘ and show that the non-vertical solar path destroys the correspondence between footprint-retrieved TCWV and the true TCWV directly  ...  The authors also thank Amin Nehrir and Brian Carroll for assistance with the HALO lidar data. Financial support.  ... 
doi:10.5194/amt-14-5555-2021 fatcat:durtkmsbtncaxfqbkx6abj6fo4

The Spectral Nature of Earth's Reflected Radiation: Measurement and Science Applications

Graeme Stephens, Olga Kalashnikova, Jake J. Gristey, Peter Pilewskie, David R. Thompson, Xianglei Huang, Matthew Lebsock, Sebastian Schmidt
2021 Frontiers in Remote Sensing  
toward the end of the current decade.  ...  Since a (solar) visible-shortwave infrared (VSWIR) spectrometer is being considered as part of the ACCP architecture, illustrations of the different ways these measurements will contribute to this program  ...  THE AEROSOL, CLOUDS, CONVECTION AND PRECIPITATION DESIGNATED OBSERVABLE PROGRAM The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine conducted the 2017-2027 decadal survey of Earth Science and  ... 
doi:10.3389/frsen.2021.664291 fatcat:xyz2aa3cizhnfoghskz3hu4qw4

Uncertainty quantification for a global imaging spectroscopy surface composition investigation

Nimrod Carmon, David R. Thompson, Niklas Bohn, Jouni Susiluoto, Michael Turmon, Philip G. Brodrick, David S. Connelly, Amy Braverman, Kerry Cawse-Nicholson, Robert O. Green, Michael Gunson
2020 Remote Sensing of Environment  
NASA's 2017 decadal survey recognized the potential of global imaging spectroscopy, designating the surface biology and geology (SBG) concept involving optical and thermal infrared spectroscopy measurements  ...  A B S T R A C T Airborne and orbital imaging spectroscopy can facilitate the quantification of chemical and physical attributes of surface materials through analysis of spectral signatures.  ...  Acknowledgement The research was carried out at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under a contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (80NM0018D0004  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2020.112038 fatcat:m6mpq4kyijfmpftrddigwulp2u

Mapping and Monitoring Rice Agriculture with Multisensor Temporal Mixture Models

Daniel Sousa, Christopher Small
2019 Remote Sensing  
These metrics are chosen on the basis of being straightforward to compute for any (cloud-free) Landsat 4-8 image in the global archive.  ...  Results from parallel EOF analyses of coincident Fv and LST image time series over the 2016 and 2017 growing seasons suggest that TMMs based on single year Fv datasets can provide accurate maps of crop  ...  several of the outstanding research questions identified by the recent NRC Decadal Survey [20] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs11020181 fatcat:mqc5esvberaxtk47bbjmqmvpse

Assessing Vegetation Function with Imaging Spectroscopy

J. A. Gamon, B. Somers, Z. Malenovský, E. M. Middleton, U. Rascher, M. E. Schaepman
2019 Surveys in geophysics  
Using both trait-based and process-based approaches, spectroscopy can assess vegetation function at multiple scales using a variety of sensors and platforms ranging from proximal to airborne and satellite  ...  Since spectroscopic data are defined by the instruments and platforms available, along with their corresponding spatial, temporal and spectral scales, and since these scales may not always match those  ...  Acknowledgements The authors wish to thank the International Space Science Institute (ISSI) for a stim-  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10712-019-09511-5 fatcat:srruiphwxnbypn66hlxyhffbbm

A unified approach to estimate land and water reflectances with uncertainties for coastal imaging spectroscopy

David R. Thompson, Kerry Cawse-Nicholson, Zachary Erickson, Cédric G. Fichot, Christian Frankenberg, Bo-Cai Gao, Michelle M. Gierach, Robert O. Green, Daniel Jensen, Vijay Natraj, Andrew Thompson
2019 Remote Sensing of Environment  
We thank other supporting sponsors including the NASA Earth Science Division for the AVIRIS-NG instrument and the data analysis program "Utilization of Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging Spectrometer Next  ...  Program; and the NASA Center Innovation Fund managed in conjunction with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Office of the Chief Scientist and Technologist.  ...  A recent survey by the National Academies advocated an orbital spectroscopic investigation with global coverage of the coastline (ESAS, uncertainties.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2019.05.017 fatcat:rupa7fu3kvfmrlg6h2njzmcpqm

Current and near-term advances in Earth observation for ecological applications

Susan L. Ustin, Elizabeth M. Middleton
2021 Ecological Processes  
We focused on imagers that passively measure wavelengths in the reflected solar and emitted thermal spectrum.  ...  planned for launch in this decade.  ...  Acknowledgements Thanks to all the space agencies and their governments for making satellite data widely available through their "free and open" data policies.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13717-020-00255-4 pmid:33425642 pmcid:PMC7779249 fatcat:tojcb7xw3reajgwgci46zsuqk4

Site Selection for Coral Reef Restoration Using Airborne Imaging Spectroscopy

Steven R. Schill, Gregory P. Asner, Valerie Pietsch McNulty, F. Joseph Pollock, Aldo Croquer, Nicholas R. Vaughn, Ximena Escovar-Fadul, George Raber, Elizabeth Shaver
2021 Frontiers in Marine Science  
Here, we demonstrate methods of using derivatives from imaging spectroscopy from the Global Airborne Observatory (GAO) to identify suitable coral outplant sites and report on the survival rates of restored  ...  Over the past decade, coral restoration efforts have increased as reefs continue to decline at unprecedented rates.  ...  We would also like to acknowledge local partners leading the Coral Mania including the Dominican Republic Coral Restoration Consortium (DR -CRC), Jake Kheel and Susanne Leib from Grupo Puntacana Foundation  ... 
doi:10.3389/fmars.2021.698004 fatcat:sinfw4pppva2zeo52v56skdgeq

Hydrothermal Alteration of the Ocean Crust and Patterns in Mineralization with Depth as Measured by Micro‐Imaging Infrared Spectroscopy

Rebecca N. Greenberger, Michelle Harris, Bethany L. Ehlmann, Molly Crotteau, Peter B. Kelemen, Craig E. Manning, Damon A. H. Teagle, the Oman Drilling Project Science Team
2021 Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth  
Here, we use contiguous micro-imaging infrared spectroscopy to develop complete-core maps of mineral occurrence and investigate spatial patterns in the hydrothermal alteration of 1.2 km of oceanic crust  ...  The imaging spectrometer shortwave infrared sensor measured reflectance of light at wavelengths 1.0-2.6 μm at 250-260 μm/pixel, resulting in >1 billion independent measurements.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors gratefully acknowledge use of samples and data provided  ... 
doi:10.1029/2021jb021976 pmid:34595085 pmcid:PMC8459238 fatcat:rmpq7tjbwbhvdno3ogsrxjrp6y

Synergies of Spaceborne Imaging Spectroscopy with Other Remote Sensing Approaches

Luis Guanter, Maximilian Brell, Jonathan C.-W. Chan, Claudia Giardino, Jose Gomez-Dans, Christian Mielke, Felix Morsdorf, Karl Segl, Naoto Yokoya
2018 Surveys in geophysics  
Imaging spectroscopy (IS), also commonly known as hyperspectral remote sensing, is a powerful 13 remote sensing technique for the monitoring of the Earth's surface and atmosphere.  ...  synergies of IS with TIR and LiDAR measurements are also provided. 27 Keywords Imaging spectroscopy · multispectral remote sensing · synergy · data fusion · spatial 28 enhancement · thermal infrared ·  ...  Fig. 2 Schematic view of how synergies between imaging spectroscopy and other remote sensing techniques can be used to improve spectral, spatial and temporal sampling in the resulting data set.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10712-018-9485-z fatcat:gjjdg332y5bnxiwbuowl5gecbi

Estimation of six leaf traits of East Asian forest tree species by leaf spectroscopy and partial least square regression

Tatsuro Nakaji, Hiroyuki Oguma, Masahiro Nakamura, Panida Kachina, Lamthai Asanok, Dokrak Marod, Masahiro Aiba, Hiroko Kurokawa, Yoshiko Kosugi, Abdul Rahman Kassim, Tsutom Hiura
2019 Remote Sensing of Environment  
To elucidate the potential of hyperspectral remote sensing for estimating the functional leaf traits in East Asian forests, we investigated the utility of leaf spectroscopy and partial least square regression  ...  This study is the first to describe the potential of leaf spectroscopy for trait estimation of East Asian forest tree species, and our findings suggest that training datasets of typical functional types  ...  We also thank to all peoples who supported our leaf sampling in the research sites; Dr. Yoshihisa Suyama (Tohoku Univ.), Dr. Naoki Yasumura (Univ. Tokyo), Dr. Junji Sano (Tottori Univ.), Dr.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2019.111381 fatcat:cpuwaoicdze6haups4hbhr42ka

Toward the Integrated Marine Debris Observing System

Nikolai Maximenko, Paolo Corradi, Kara Lavender Law, Erik Van Sebille, Shungudzemwoyo P. Garaba, Richard Stephen Lampitt, Francois Galgani, Victor Martinez-Vicente, Lonneke Goddijn-Murphy, Joana Mira Veiga, Richard C. Thompson, Christophe Maes (+50 others)
2019 Frontiers in Marine Science  
Remote sensing technologies will provide spatially coherent coverage and consistent surveying time series at local to global scale.  ...  Optical sensors, including high-resolution imaging, multi-and hyperspectral, fluorescence, and Raman technologies, as well as SAR will be used to measure different types of debris.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to thank the editor, reviewers, and Frontiers Production staff, whose excellent help allowed to significantly improve the paper.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fmars.2019.00447 fatcat:7qynetrwxjhnzpi3qk3ni2ekim

NASA's surface biology and geology designated observable: A perspective on surface imaging algorithms [article]

Kerry Cawse-Nicholson, Philip A. Townsend, David Schimel, Ali M. Assiri, Petya Campbell, Karl F. Huemmrich, Kevin R. Turpie, The SBG Algorithms Working Group, Et Al., Maryland Shared Open Access Repository
2022
The SBG DO is based on the need for capabilities to acquire global, high spatial resolution, visible to shortwave infrared (VSWIR; 380–2500 nm; ~30 m pixel resolution) hyperspectral (imaging spectroscopy  ...  Here, we summarize current state-of-the-practice VSWIR and TIR algorithms that use airborne or orbital spectral imaging observations to address the SBG DO priorities identified by the Decadal Survey: (  ...  Introduction The 2017-2027 Decadal Survey, Thriving on our Changing Planet, was released in January 2018 by the committee on the Decadal Survey for Earth Science and Applications from Space (ESAS) of the  ... 
doi:10.13016/m262kd-wxyo fatcat:ik7cqmr7mvgnbnxnjk5ilmgmsq
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