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Spectral contribution of understory to forest reflectance in a boreal site

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Rautiainen, Miina
dc.contributor.author Lukes, Petr
dc.date.accessioned 2017-05-11T09:06:47Z
dc.date.available 2017-05-11T09:06:47Z
dc.date.issued 2015-12-15
dc.identifier.citation Rautiainen , M & Lukes , P 2015 , ' Spectral contribution of understory to forest reflectance in a boreal site : An analysis of EO-1 Hyperion data ' , Remote Sensing of Environment , vol. 171 , no. 171 , pp. 98-104 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2015.10.009 en
dc.identifier.issn 0034-4257
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: c4c71a38-d789-45a2-b9f3-9f957a241fa4
dc.identifier.other PURE ITEMURL: https://research.aalto.fi/en/publications/c4c71a38-d789-45a2-b9f3-9f957a241fa4
dc.identifier.other PURE LINK: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2015.10.009
dc.identifier.other PURE FILEURL: https://research.aalto.fi/files/11736254/1_s2.0_S0034425715301607_main.pdf
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/25841
dc.description.abstract Boreal forests exhibit strong seasonal dynamics in their reflectance spectra during the short, snow-free growing period. This short communication paper reports an analysis of the seasonality of boreal forest spectra from the end of snowmelt until the time of maximal leaf area. We apply a forest reflectance model (FRT) to estimate the seasonal contribution of understory vegetation to forest reflectance froma time series of three Earth Observing 1 (EO-1) Hyperion images acquired in May, June and July. The reflectance simulations are based on detailed seasonal series of leaf area index and understory spectra measurements carried out in ten stands at the Hyytiälä Forestry Field Station in Finland. Our results showthat the contribution of understory to boreal forest reflectance is high in the visible domain, but it drops at the red edge and stays relatively low and constant in near infrared (NIR). Throughout the growing season, the contribution of the understory remains approximately the same in the NIR domain, whereas larger changes can be observed in the visible domain. en
dc.format.extent 7
dc.format.extent 98-104
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.relation.ispartofseries REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Volume 171, issue 171 en
dc.rights openAccess en
dc.title Spectral contribution of understory to forest reflectance in a boreal site en
dc.type A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä fi
dc.description.version Peer reviewed en
dc.contributor.department Department of Radio Science and Engineering en
dc.contributor.department Department of Real Estate, Planning and Geoinformatics en
dc.contributor.department Department of Built Environment en
dc.subject.keyword Boreal
dc.subject.keyword Forest reflectance model
dc.subject.keyword Hyperspectral
dc.subject.keyword Leaf area index
dc.subject.keyword Understory
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201705114216
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.rse.2015.10.009
dc.type.version publishedVersion


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