Articles | Volume 12, issue 1
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 719–740, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-719-2020
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 719–740, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-719-2020

Data description paper 26 Mar 2020

Data description paper | 26 Mar 2020

Laboratory, field, mast-borne and airborne spectral reflectance measurements of boreal landscape during spring

Henna-Reetta Hannula et al.

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We publish and describe a surface spectral reflectance data record of seasonal snow (dry, wet, shadowed), forest ground (lichen, moss) and forest canopy (spruce and pine, branches) constituting the main elements of the boreal landscape and collected at four scales. The data record describes the characteristics and variability of the satellite scene reflectance contributors in boreal landscape, thus enabling the development of improved optical satellite snow mapping methods for forested areas.