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High-spectral resolution data for determining leaf water content

Danson, FM, Steven, MD, Malthus, TJ and et, al 1992, 'High-spectral resolution data for determining leaf water content ' , International Journal of Remote Sensing, 13 (3) , pp. 461-470.

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Abstract

Laboratory measurements of the spectral reflectance of leaves from a variety of species were made over the 400-2500 nm range using a spectroradiomctcr. The relation between spectral reflectance and leaf water content was investigated and the effect of differences in leaf structure were found to be important. The first derivative of the reflectance spectrum, at wavelengths corresponding to the slopes on the edges of the water absorption bands, was found to be highly correlated with leaf water content and insensitive to differences in leaf structure.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Subjects / Themes > Q Science > Q Science (General)
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Environment and Life Sciences
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Environment and Life Sciences > Ecosystems and Environment Research Centre
Journal or Publication Title: International Journal of Remote Sensing
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0143-1161
Depositing User: FM Danson
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2010 11:55
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 17:01
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/2511

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