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Spectral Library Version 7 Data Series Report
Kokaly, R.F., Clark, R.N., Swayze, G.A., Livo, K.E., Hoefen, T.M., Pearson, N.C., Wise, R.A., Benzel, W.M., Lowers, H.A., Driscoll, R.L., and Klein, A.J., 2017, USGS Spectral Library Version 7: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1035, 61 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ds1035.
(April 12, 2017)


Spectral Library Version 7 Data Release Webpage
Kokaly, R.F., Clark, R.N., Swayze, G.A., Livo, K.E., Hoefen, T.M., Pearson, N.C., Wise, R.A., Benzel, W.M., Lowers, H.A., Driscoll, R.L., and Klein, A.J., 2017, USGS Spectral Library Version 7 Data: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://dx.doi.org/10.5066/F7RR1WDJ.
(April 12, 2017)


Mapping advanced argillic alteration at Cuprite, Nevada using imaging spectroscopy
Swayze, G.A., R.N. Clark, A.F.H. Goetz, K.E. Livo, G.N. Breit, F.A. Kruse, S.J. Stutley, L.W. Snee, H.A. Lowers, J.L. Post, R.E. Stoffregen, and R.P. Ashley, 2014, Mapping advanced argillic alteration at Cuprite, Nevada using imaging spectroscopy: Economic Geology, v. 109, no. 5, p. 1179-1221. doi:10.2113/econgeo.109.5.1179
(May 19, 2014)


Clark, R.N., Swayze, G.A., Leifer, I. Livo, K.E., Kokaly, R., Hoefen, T., Lundeen, S., Eastwood, M., Green, R.O., Pearson, N., Sarture, C., McCubbin, I., Roberts, D., Bradley, E., Steele, D., Ryan, T., Dominguez, R., and the Air borne Visible/Infrared Imaging Spectrometer (AVIRIS) Team, 2010, A method for quantitative mapping of thick oil spills using imaging spectroscopy: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 20101167, 51 p. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1167/
(August, 2010)


Labson, V.F., Clark, R.N., Swayze, G.A., Hoefen, T.M., Kokaly, R., Livo, K.E., Powers, M.H., Plumlee, G.S., and Meeker, G.P., 2010, Estimated lower bound for leak rates from the Deepwater Horizon spill-Interim report to the Flow Rate Technical Group from the Mass Balance Team: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1132, 4 p. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1132/
(August, 2010)


Clark, R.N., Swayze, G.A., Leifer, I., Livo, K.E., Lundeen, S., Eastwood, M., Green, R.O., Kokaly, R., Hoefen, T., Sarture, C., McCubbin, I., Roberts, D., Steele, D., Ryan, T., Dominguez, R., Pearson, N., and the Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging Spectrometer (AVIRIS) Team, 2010, A method for qualitative mapping of thick oil spills using imaging spectroscopy: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1101. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1101/
(August, 2010)


Clark, R. N., J. M. Curchin, J. W. Barnes, R. Jaumann, Larry Soderblom, D. P, Cruikshank, R. H. Brown, S. Rodriguez, J. Lunine, K. Stephan, T. M. Hoefen, S. Le Mouelic, C. Sotin, K. H. Baines, B. Buratti, and P. Nicholson, 2010, Detection and Mapping of Hydrocarbon Deposits on Titan, J. Geophys. Res., 115, E10005, doi:10.1029/2009JE003369.

Clark, R. N., 2009, Detection of Adsorbed Water and Hydroxyl on the Moon, Science, 326, 562-564, DOI: 10.1126/science.1178105.

C. M. Pieters, J. N. Goswami, R. N. Clark, M. Annadurai, J. Boardman, B. Buratti, J.-P. Combe, M. D. Dyar, R. Green, J. W. Head, C. Hibbitts, M. Hicks, P. Isaacson, R. Klima, G. Kramer, S. Kumar, E. Livo, S. Lundeen, E. Malaret, T. McCord, J. Mustard, J. Nettles, N. Petro, C. Runyon, M. Staid, J. Sunshine, L. A. Taylor, S. Tompkins, P. Varanasi, 2009, Character and Spatial Distribution of OH/H2O on the Surface of the Moon seen by M3 on Chandrayaan-1 Science, 326, 568-572, DOI: 10.1126/science.1178658.

Clark, R.N., Curchin, J.M., Hoefen, T.M., and Swayze, G.A., 2009, Reflectance spectroscopy of organic compounds I: Alkanes: Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, p. E03001, doi:10.1029/2008JE003150. http://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/2009/2008JE003150.shtml

Mapping Potentially Asbestos-Bearing Rocks Using Imaging Spectroscopy
Swayze, G.A., R.F. Kokaly, C.T. Higgins, J.P. Clinkenbeard, R.N. Clark, H.A. Lowers, and S.J. Sutley, 2009, Mapping potentially asbestos-bearing rocks using imaging spectroscopy, Geology, v. 37, no. 8, p. 763-766; doi:1130/G30114A.1 (August 7, 2009)


Understanding Jarosite -- From Mine Waste to Mars
Swayze, G.A., G.A. Desborough, K.S. Smith, H.A. Lowers, J.M. Hammarstrom, S.F. Diehl, R.W. Leinz, and R.L. Driscoll, 2008, Understanding jarosite -- from mine waste to Mars, in Understanding Contaminants Associated with Mineral Deposits, P.L. Verplanck, (ed.), U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1328, p. 8 - 13. (May 28, 2009)



New Spectral Library: Spectral Library, splib06a

Clark, R.N., Swayze, G.A., Wise, R., Livo, E., Hoefen, T., Kokaly, R., Sutley, S.J., 2007, USGS digital spectral library splib06a: U.S. Geological Survey, Data Series 231. (2007)

Remote Sensing Characterization of the Animas River Watershed, Southwestern Colorado, by AVIRIS Imaging Spectroscopy
J.B. Dalton, D.J. Bove, and C.S. Mladinich, USGS, Scientific Investigations Report 2004-5203 (December 2005)


Spectroscopic and X-Ray Diffraction Analyses of Asbestos in the World Trade Center Dust >
G.A. Swayze, R.N. Clark, S.J. Sutley, T.M. Hoefen, G.S. Plumlee, G.P. Meeker, I.K. Brownfield, K.E. Livo, and L.C. Morath, in Urban Aerosols and Their Impact: Lessons Learned from the World Trade Center Tradgedy, J.S. Gaffney and N.A. Marley (eds.), American Chemical Society Symposium Series 919, Oxford University Press, p. 40-65, 2006. (December 7, 2005)


Preliminary Report on Using Imaging Spectroscopy to Map Ultramafic Rocks, Serpentinites, and Tremolite-Actinolite-Bearing Rocks in California (Note: this link leaves speclab)
G.A. Swayze, C.T. Higgins, J.P. Clinkenbeard, R.F. Kokaly, R.N. Clark, G.P. Meeker, and S.J. Sutley. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1304, 2004 (August 16, 2004)



New Spectral Library: Spectral Library, splib05a

R. N. Clark, G. A. Swayze, R. Wise, K. E. Livo, T. M. Hoefen, R. F. Kokaly, and S. J. Sutley, USGS Digital Spectral Library splib05a, USGS Open File Report 03-395, 2003. (Jan 22, 2004)

Imaging Spectroscopy: Earth and Planetary Remote Sensing with the USGS Tetracorder and Expert Systems
Clark, R. N., G. A. Swayze, K. E. Livo, R. F. Kokaly, S. J. Sutley, J. B. Dalton, R. R. McDougal, and C. A. Gent, Imaging spectroscopy: Earth and planetary remote sensing with the USGS Tetracorder and expert systems, J. Geophys. Res., 108(E12), 5131, doi:10.1029/2002JE001847, December, 2003. http://speclab.cr.usgs.gov/PAPERS/tetracorder (Jan 22, 2004)


Effects of spectrometer band pass, sampling, and signal-to-noise ratio on spectral identification using the Tetracorder algorithm
Swayze,G. A., R. N. Clark, A. F. H. Goetz, T. G. Chrien, and N. S. Gorelick, Effects of spectrometer band pass, sampling, and signal-to-noise ratio on spectral identification using the Tetracorder algorithm, J. Geoph. Research (Planets), vol. 108, No. E9, 5105, doi: 10.1029/2002JE001975, 2003. (Jan 28, 2004)


Reflectance Spectroscopy as a Rapid Assessment Tool for the Detection of Amphiboles from the Libby, Montana Region
Roger N. Clark, Todd M. Hoefen, Gregg A. Swayze, K. Eric Livo, Greg P. Meeker, Steve J. Sutley, Steve Wilson, Isabelle K. Brownfield, and J. Sam Vance U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-128 , 2003.
    (Note: this link goes to the USGS Publications Server.)


Surface Reflectance Calibration of Terrestrial Imaging Spectroscopy Data: A Tutorial Using AVIRIS
Roger N. Clark, Gregg A. Swayze, K. Eric Livo, Raymond F. Kokaly, Trude V.V. King, J. Brad Dalton, J. Sam Vance, Barnaby W. Rockwell, Todd Hoefen, and Robert R. McDougal, AVIRIS Conference Proceedings, In Press. October 1, 2002.


Mineral Mapping Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa Shield Volcanos on Hawaii using AVIRIS data and the USGS Tetracorder spectral identification system: Lessons applicable to the search for relict Martian hydrothermal systems
Swayze,G. A., R. N. Clark, S.J. Sutley, C.A. Gent, B.W. Rockwell, D.L. Blaney, J.L. Post and B.P. Farm, Proceedings of the 11th JPL Airborne Earth Science Workshop, JPL Publication 03-4, p. 373-387, 2002.


Environmental Studies of the World Trade Center area after the September 11, 2001 attack AVIRIS materials mapping and thermal hot spot detection, laboratory studies of WTC debris, including: mineralogy, chemistry, leachable metals, scanning electron microscope images.
Nov. 29, 2001.

Mineral mapping in the Marysvale volcanic field, Utah using AVIRIS data

Rockwell, B.W., Clark, R.N., Cunningham, C.F., Sutley, S.J., Gent, C., McDougal, R.R., Livo, K.E., and Kokaly, R. F., 2000, Mineral mapping in the Marysvale volcanic field, Utah using AVIRIS data: in Summaries of the 9th Annual JPL Airborne Earth Science Workshop, R.O. Green, Ed., NASA JPL AVIRIS Workshop, Pasadena, California, USA, February 23-25, pp. 407-417.

November 17, 2000.

Investigating a physical basis for spectroscopic estimates of leaf nitrogen concentration
July 12, 2000.

Using Imaging Spectroscopy to Map Acidic Mine Waste
June 9, 2000.

Verification of Remotely Sensed Data
May 24, 2000.

Detailed reflectance calibration information now available for 1998 AVIRIS data of Oquirrh and East Tintic Mountains, Utah

DETAILED CALIBRATION INFORMATION AND DIGITAL CALIBRATION DATA
(Updated May 9, 2002)

Utah EPA-USGS Utah Imaging Spectroscopy Project

January 28, 2000.

Colorado Animas Watershed AVIRIS paper is now online:

Distribution of Acid-Generating and Acid-Buffering Minerals in the Animas River Watershed as Determined by AVIRIS Spectroscopy, Dalton, J.B., T.V.V. King, D.J. Bove, R.F. Kokaly, R.N. Clark, J.S. Vance and G.A. Swayze

January 14, 2000.

Vegetation leaf chemistry from spectroscopy paper is now online:

Kokaly, R.F. and Clark, R.N., Spectroscopic Determination of Leaf Biochemistry Using Band-Depth Analysis of Absorption Features and Stepwise Linear Regression

December 13, 1999.

Load Spectral library plots and descriptions onto your local computer or laptop so you can view them enywhere: . View spectra in meetings, or in the field. Examine sample descriptions mineral formulae, etc. Works from html and gif files so it is compatible with Windows, Macintosh, Unix, etc.

August 23, 1999.

Spectral library paper is now online:

Clark, R.N., G.A. Swayze, A.J. Gallagher, T.V.V. King, and W.M. Calvin, 1993, The U. S. Geological Survey, Digital Spectral Library: Version 1: 0.2 to 3.0 microns, U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 93-592, 1340 pages.

August 23, 1999.

Report on AVIRIS Mapping Results, Oquirrh Mountains, UT

Preliminary materials mapping in the Oquirrh Mountains region for the Utah EPA Project using AVIRIS data
by
Robert R. McDougal, Roger N. Clark, K. Eric Livo, Raymond F. Kokaly, Barnaby W. Rockwell, and J. Sam Vance

August 6, 1999.

Report on AVIRIS Mapping Results, Park City, UT

Preliminary Materials Mapping in the Park City Region for the Utah USGS-EPA Imaging Spectroscopy Project using both high and low altitude AVIRIS data
by
Barnaby W. Rockwell, Roger N. Clark, K. Eric Livo, Robert R. McDougal, Raymond F. Kokaly, and J. Sam Vance

July 13, 1999. Updated August 4, 1999.

Spectral Library Sample Descriptions with Detailed Plots

Spectral Library Sample Descriptions along with more detailed plots are now online. We will be working on these plots to add pointers to what causes each absorption feature, and any contaminant absorption features that ma be present.

July 6, 1999.

Spectral Library Sample Descriptions

Spectral Library Sample Descriptions for the splib04a spectral library have been online via FTP, but now they have been updated and converted to html so you may view them online.

April 30, 1999.

Detailed reflectance calibration information now available for 1998 AVIRIS data of the Park City, Utah region

DETAILED CALIBRATION INFORMATION AND DIGITAL CALIBRATION DATA
(Updated May 9, 2002)

Utah EPA-USGS Utah Imaging Spectroscopy Project (March 30, 1999)

April 1, 1999.

AWESOME mineral maps!

AVIRIS 1998 Low Altitude Versus High Altitude Comparison Over Cuprite, Nevada
by
Gregg A. Swayze, Roger N. Clark, Alex F.H. Goetz, K. Eric Livo, and Steve S. Sutley

February 26, 1999.

Software for AVIRIS geometric correction is now online. See software,

Most pages have been updated over the last month.

December 29, 1998.

USGS Digital Spectral Library: AVIRIS

AVIRIS 1998 convolved spectral library is now available.

September 23, 1998.

Utah EPA-USGS abandoned mine lands 1998

AVIRIS study is beginning. Data acquired Aug 5, 1998. (August 11, 1998)

Many pages updated.

The "What is Imaging Spectroscopy now includes discussion of the steps and total effort to analyze imaging spectroscopy data to produce registered maps (see the new section "Putting it all together...". (July 13, 1998)

Mapping the Biology and Mineralogy of Yellowstone National Park Using Imaging Spectroscopy

This paper describes our preliminary results in mapping minerals, vegetation, and hot springs bacteria in Yellowstone National Park using imaging spectroscopy. (April 8, 1998)

Figure 2 icon Geometric Corrections to AVIRIS data

This paper gives the equations necessary to correct AVIRIS data before you register it to a base map. (April 7, 1998)

Ray Mine: Mineral Mapping with Imaging Spectroscopy

March 19, 1998.

Papers and Information on Spectroscopy Laboratory Studies, Theories, and Methodology

has been updated to include more papers.

March 19, 1998.

Data publication, distribution, and availability policy

A discussion of how we will publish imaging spectroscopy and spectroscopy data we are producing. (We will be posting a lot of results over the next few months.)

February 20, 1998

Terrestrial Imaging Spectroscopy Study Sites Web Pages

Pages are updated describing all the sites where we are currently working.

February 20, 1998

Papers and Information on Spectroscopy Laboratory Studies, Theories, and Methodology

October 27, 1997.

Spacecraft missions

Spacecraft mission pages extensively updated, including information on the imaging spectrometers on board.

Planetary papers extensively updated

October 23, 1997.

USGS Digital Spectral Library: AVIRIS

AVIRIS 1997 convolved spectral library is now available.

October 3, 1997.

Spectral Library updated

Extensive updates to the spectral library, adding several additional spectrometers, including Mars Pathfinder IMP, Landsat TM and others.

July 14, 1997

Spectroscopy and Principles of Spectroscopy

Extensive tutorial on reflectance spectroscopy, the causes of absorption bands, the absorption and scattering processes that occur when light encounters a particulate surface, and principles of spectroscopy including continuum analysis, grain size effects, mixtures, etc. Contains 50 figures.

June 6, 1997

Terrestrial Imaging Spectroscopy Study Sites Web Pages

New pages are added describing all the sites we are currently working at. This is where all our latest results will be posted. Several National Parks pages have been updated.

May 16, 1997.

USGS Digital Spectral Library

AVIRIS 1996 convolved spectral library is now available. On Feb 17, 1997, Rob Green (JPL) sent via email revised wavelengths for the AVIRIS 1996 data. The spectral library splib04r was been reconvolved using these latest wavelengths. If you got the previously convolved library, replace it with the new one.

March 12, 1997.

Imaging Spectroscopy Saves Millions of Dollars!

Recent word from the EPA is that our work at the California Gulch Superfund site near Leadville, Colorado has saved an estimated 2 million dollars in site investigation study expenditures, and shortened the site investigation by an estimated 2.5 years! All with AVIRIS, imaging spectroscopy mineral mapping. (Letter from Max H. Dodson, Assistant Regional Administrator for Office of Ecosystems Protection and Remediation, EPA, to W.F. Townsend and R. Harris, NASA, dated February 27, 1997.)

Here are the links to the original posting and press release:

National Parks and Monuments

Imaging Spectroscopy mapping in the National Parks and Monuments.

Added January 23, 1997

Note also that several other pages have had links added to cross reference terms and papers.

Mars Global Surveyor launched,

on November 7. All went well and we are on our way to Mars.

Added November 11, 1996

Major update to SPECPR software,

including compiled object modules and executables for SOLARIS and HPUX.

Added October 9, 1996

AVIRIS 1996 convolved spectral library is available

Added October 7, 1996

Tetracorder information, papers, and source code.

How Tetracorder works, and some code is now available.

Added August 22, 1996

Papers on Cuprite

Papers on Cuprite, including verification of imaging spectroscopy results.

Added August 22, 1996

Contents/Index

A merged Contents/Index allows you to find things on this site easier.

Added July 7, 1996

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