USGS Mineral Resources Program

USGS-USEPA Utah Abandoned Mine Lands Imaging Spectroscopy Project


Several mining districts in Utah were selected for multi-disciplinary remote sensing studies that are focused on the mapping of surficial mineralogy using Landsat 7 ETM+ imagery and AVIRIS-based imaging spectroscopy. The studies are on-going and include:

Study Areas:

Map showing Study Areas of USGS/USEPA Utah AML project. Coverage of high-altitude AVIRIS data and centerlines of flightlines of commercial spectroscopic data acquisitions are shown. Click on image for larger, 237K jpeg image.

Utah Project Study Areas and Overview

For mosaics of AVIRIS quick look images showing key geographic features and calibration sites, click HERE.

Project Milestones and Publications:
Project Manager and USGS contact: Barnaby Rockwell

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Last modified March 19, 2014.