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Radiometric Degradation Curves for the ASTER VNIR Processing Using Vicarious and Lunar Calibrations

Tsuchida, Yamamoto, Kouyama, Obata, Sakuma, Tachikawa, Kamei, Arai, Czapla-Myers, Biggar, Thome
2020 Remote Sensing  
The new degradation curves that have the same traceability in the bands will be used for future ASTER VNIR processing.  ...  Therefore, the ASTER VNIR processing was applied by the radiometric degradation curves calculated from the results of three calibration approaches, i.e., the onboard calibrator, the vicarious calibration  ...  Vicarious and lunar calibration approaches have been selected [32] , and the radiometric degradation curves for ASTER VNIR processing have been derived from the vicarious and lunar calibrations.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12030427 fatcat:6pbjkh6nfverfoqsrbxynijvzi

ASTER preflight and inflight calibration and the validation of Level 2 products

K. Thome, K. Arai, S. Hook, H. Kieffer, H. Lang, T. Matsunaga, A. Ono, F. Palluconi, H. Sakuma, P. Slater, T. Takashima, H. Tonooka (+3 others)
1998 IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  
This paper describes the preflight and inflight calibration approaches used for the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER).  ...  4% specification for the absolute, radiometric calibration of these bands.  ...  The absolute radiometric calibration of the VNIR and SWIR bands of ASTER will be done using the results of a project currently underway as part of OES to develop a lunar radiance model.  ... 
doi:10.1109/36.701023 fatcat:2w4opxqvbjczdoicm5daajvc5e

Vicarious calibration of Terra ASTER, MISR, and MODIS

Kurtis J. Thome, Stuart F. Biggar, Hyun J. Choi, William L. Barnes, James J. Butler
2004 Earth Observing Systems IX  
The paper examines biases between ASTER and the other two sensors in the VNIR due to uncertainties in the onboard calibrator for ASTER and in the SWIR due to an optical crosstalk effect.  ...  This paper presents the results from the reflectance-base approach using the Railroad Valley Playa test site in Nevada for ASTER, MISR, and MODIS and thus effectively a cross-calibration between all three  ...  We would also like to acknowledge the efforts of the numerous individuals who assisted in collecting the ground-based data used in this work.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.559942 fatcat:pcyraol7g5bkfe5o5c6t7uabzy

Overview of Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER)

Y. Yamaguchi, A.B. Kahle, H. Tsu, T. Kawakami, M. Pniel
1998 IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  
The VNIR subsystem has one backward-viewing band for stereoscopic observation in the along-track direction.  ...  The primary science objective of the ASTER mission is to improve understanding of the local-and regional-scale processes occurring on or near the earth's surface and lower atmosphere, including surface-atmosphere  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors wish to thank the ASTER Science Team members for their helpful discussions.  ... 
doi:10.1109/36.700991 fatcat:bd2wtiulwvh7bhfg5ghwjberxq

In-Situ Transfer Standard and Coincident-View Intercomparisons for Sensor Cross-Calibration

Kurt Thome, Joel McCorkel, Jeff Czapla-Myers
2013 IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  
(MODIS), and Thematic Mapper (TM) are used to demonstrate the limits of relative sensor-to-sensor calibration as applied to current sensors while Landsat-5 TM and Landsat-7 ETM+ are used to evaluate the  ...  There exist numerous methods for accomplishing on-orbit calibration.  ...  Tonopah, Nevada for their assistance and permission in using the Ivanpah and Railroad Valley test sites.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tgrs.2013.2243841 fatcat:6k7iwrjcjfdr7f67guinabdmuu

Validation of EO-1 Hyperion and Advanced Land Imager Using the Radiometric Calibration Test Site at Railroad Valley, Nevada

Jeffrey Czapla-Myers, Lawrence Ong, Kurtis Thome, Joel McCorkel
2016 IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing  
Radiometric calibration of Hyperion and the Advanced Land Imager (ALI) has been performed throughout the mission lifetime using various techniques that include groundbased vicarious calibration, pseudo-invariant  ...  The EO-1 mission is nearing its useful lifetime, and this work seeks to validate the radiometric calibration of Hyperion and ALI from 2013 until the satellite is decommissioned.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Tonopah, Nevada, office for their assistance and permission in using Railroad Valley.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jstars.2015.2463101 fatcat:h6ilap2wjzgchdhgmc3torgnce

Vicarious calibration of ASTER thermal infrared bands

H. Tonooka, F.D. Palluconi, S.J. Hook, T. Matsunaga
2005 IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  
The predicted and the ASTER measured radiances were then used to assess how well the onboard calibration accounted for any changes in both the instrument gain and offset over time.  ...  Validation involved predicting the at-sensor radiance for each band using a radiative transfer model, driven by surface and atmospheric measurements from each experiment, and then comparing the predicted  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors wish to thank the many persons who provided field experiment support, the Earth Remote Sensing Data Analysis Center, Tokyo, for supplying the original ASTER data, and the Japan  ... 
doi:10.1109/tgrs.2005.857885 fatcat:3o42vo5zajbw7mcyofvpr35khi

Sentinel-2A MSI and Landsat-8 OLI radiometric cross comparison over desert sites

Julia A. Barsi, Bahjat Alhammoud, Jeffrey Czapla-Myers, Ferran Gascon, Md. Obaidul Haque, Morakot Kaewmanee, Larry Leigh, Brian L. Markham
2018 European Journal of Remote Sensing  
Thus it is important for the radiometric and geometric calibration of the MultiSpectral Instrument (MSI) and the Operational Land Imager (OLI) to be compatible.  ...  This paper shows that the work done to date by the Landsat and Sentinel-2 calibration teams has resulted in stable radiometric calibration for each instrument and consistency to~2.5% between the instruments  ...  vicarious radiometric calibration.  ... 
doi:10.1080/22797254.2018.1507613 fatcat:xjibavq6rvebjkq3mlc3ntrvse

Vicarious Calibration of EO-1 Hyperion

Joel McCorkel, Kurtis Thome, Lawrence Ong
2013 IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing  
He has been a member of the Landsat-7, ASTER, MODIS, and EO-1 Science Teams providing vicarious calibration results for those and other imaging sensors.  ...  First, the reflectance-based approach is used to find the absolute radiometric calibration and, second, historical lunar acquisitions are used to show that it is valid throughout most of the sensor's lifetime  ... 
doi:10.1109/jstars.2012.2225417 fatcat:ogusfc6lznhwnea3kfeojttgpm

10. The Calibration and Characterization of Earth Remote Sensing and Environmental Monitoring Instruments [chapter]

James J. Butler, B. Carol Johnson, Robert A. Barnes
2005 Experimental Methods in the Physical Sciences  
Since its launch in December 1999, the lamp-based on-board calibration systems of ASTER have been used to trace the VNIR and SWIR instrument on-orbit radiance response history to pre-launch.  ...  Using the USGS lunar irradiance model as a reference comparison spectrum and to correct for small differences in lunar phase, the cross-calibration of these EO-1 and Tena instvwxefits using the Moon reproduced  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1079-4042(05)41010-3 fatcat:pa7ltcpd6vgtti3itc3ofgdwqm

The Moon as a Climate-Quality Radiometric Calibration Reference

Thomas C. Stone, Hugh Kieffer, Constantine Lukashin, Kevin Turpie
2020 Remote Sensing  
The Moon can be considered a diffuse reflector of sunlight, and its exceptional photometric stability has enabled development of a lunar radiometric reference, manifest as a model that is queried for the  ...  This paper describes specifications for such measurements, along with a conceptual framework for reconstructing the lunar reference using them.  ...  environment and corrections for atmospheric transmission in the case of vicarious calibration using ground targets. measurements needed to support its construction.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12111837 fatcat:nh65ht2nyzgs7mptxct5muhkkm

Cross comparison of eo-1 sensors and other earth resources sensors to landsat-7 etm+ using railroad valley playa

K.J. Thome, S.F. Biggar, W. Wisniewski
2003 IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  
The Remote Sensing Group at the University of Arizona has used ground-based test sites for the vicarious calibration of airborne and satellite-based sensors, of which the Railroad Valley Playa in north  ...  The approach atmospherically corrects the ETM+ data to derive surface reflectance for a 1 km 1 km area of the playa and then uses these reflectances to determine a hyperspectral at-sensor radiance for  ...  Brakke), the ALI team at MIT Lincoln Laboratory for their help with the calibration of the ALI data (especially D. Lencioni and J. Mendenhall), and the Hyperion team at TRW (especially P.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tgrs.2003.813210 fatcat:jusgryvhqzfp7kzzwxcsid7d44

Refinement of the Method for Using Pseudo-Invariant Sites for Long Term Calibration Trending of Landsat Reflective Bands

John R. Schott, Clifton R. Anderson, Julia A. Barsi
2008 IGARSS 2008 - 2008 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium  
The ASTER Digital Elevation Model (DEM) product is generated using Bands 3N (nadir-viewing) and 3B (backward-viewing) of an ASTER Level-1A image acquired by the Visible Near Infrared (VNIR) sensor.  ...  These data were processed slightly differently for L5 TM and L7 ETM+. The L5 TM scenes used the middle 2992x2992 pixels of the L1R images. These images are only radiometrically corrected.  ...  In order to correct for this, two techniques were attempted; the Pseudo-Invariant Features (PIF) technique and the Fourier Transform Power Spectrum technique.  ... 
doi:10.1109/igarss.2008.4778839 dblp:conf/igarss/SchottAB08 fatcat:l5py6ethf5cw5ivrr7puumgkze

An overview of MATISSE-v2.0

Luc Labarre, Karine Caillault, Sandrine Fauqueux, Claire Malherbe, Antoine Roblin, Bernard Rosier, Pierre Simoneau, Karin Stein, John D. Gonglewski
2010 Optics in Atmospheric Propagation and Adaptive Systems XIII  
The symposium, like our other conferences and activities, would not be possible without the dedicated contribution of our participants and members.  ...  This Programme is based on commitments received up to the time of publication and is subject to change without notice.  ...  Acknowledgement: Thanks to Total E&P Norge AS for funding this study, thanks to NOFO for letting us participate in the exercise, and thanks to KSAT, InfoTerra and The Norwegian Meteorological Institute  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.868183 fatcat:5anlqspzzzcftfufaxvlr45zve

Vegetation spectroscopy

Lola Suarez, Natalia Restrepo-Coupe, Andreas Hueni, Laurie Chisholm
Moreover, for the comprehensive use of the data in future studies, it is very important to document the measurement protocol and a proper collection of measurement auxiliary data.  ...  Like every other measurement in the field, it is very important to be familiar with the instrument used and conscious of good practices that ensure the acquisition of reliable measurements.  ...  Every AusCover node and parties associated with the nodes are thanked for their input and participation in the field and airborne campaigns and for the post-processing and analysis of the obtained data  ... 
doi:10.5167/uzh-113211 fatcat:gqg2xsqnxrdenltllsyfwdwvx4
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