USGS Spectroscopy Lab
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
studies of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument include mapping of:
- Surficial mineralogy,
- Vegetation studies,
The current study and status:
- AVIRIS data acquired spring 1994
- area over Ajo Mountains
- Entire Park border with Mexico
- AVIRIS data have been calibrated to surface reflectance (Sept. 1998).
- Initial Tricorder
mapping has been completed (Sept, 1998),
- Initial field checking TBD.
- ER-2 high altitude IR photography acquired, and digital scanning (3.7-meter/pixel spatial
resolution) for all AVIRIS flight lines still to be done. Full
resolution images will be ~45 MBytes each. (See examples under our Arches N.P. page.)
Project/Task Leader: Roger N. Clark
- Gregg A. Swayze (Initial surficial mineralogy lead)
- Raymond F. Kokaly (Vegetation studies lead)
- Roger N. Clark
- Eric Livo
Links to the National Park Service:
National Park Service: Visit the Parks Home Page
Organ Pipe Cactus NM Home Page
Phone, email and regular mail addresses of
spectroscopy lab personnel for further information.
U.S. Geological Survey,
a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Interior
This page URL= http://speclab.cr.usgs.gov/national.parks/Organ.Pipe/organ.pipe.html
This page is maintained by: Dr. Roger N. Clark firstname.lastname@example.org
Last modified January 8, 2000.