Articles | Volume 12, issue 2
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 1123–1139, 2020
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 1123–1139, 2020

Data description paper 19 May 2020

Data description paper | 19 May 2020

A global compilation of in situ aquatic high spectral resolution inherent and apparent optical property data for remote sensing applications

Kimberly A. Casey et al.

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An increase in spectral resolution in forthcoming remote-sensing missions will improve our ability to understand and characterize aquatic ecosystems. We organize and provide a global compilation of high spectral resolution inherent and apparent optical property data from polar, midlatitude, and equatorial open-ocean, estuary, coastal, and inland waters. The data are intended to aid in development of remote-sensing data product algorithms and to perform calibration and validation activities.