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The ASTER geoscience map of Australia is a set of digital geoscience products generated from satellite ASTER data. ASTER (Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer) is a Japanese ... moreimaging instrument on board USA’s TERRA satellite. The multispectral imaging sensor is the world’s first “geoscience tuned” satellite Earth Observing System. The ASTER geoscience maps of Australia represent the first continent-scale maps of the Earth’s surface mineralogy.
ASTER has 14 spectral bands spanning wavelengths sensitive to important rock forming minerals, including: Iron oxides; clays; carbonates; quartz; muscovite and chlorite.
Each ASTER image covers a 60 by 60 km area with individual pixel elements ranging from 15 to 90 m suitable for geoscience mapping from continent (1:2,500,000) down to mineral prospect (1:50,000) scale. The Australian mosaic is sourced from ~35,000 ASTER scenes with approximately 3500 used in the final mosaic.
The products are: False colour; CSIRO Landsat TM Regolith Ratios; Green vegetation content; Ferric oxide content; Ferric oxide composition; Ferrous iron index; Opaque index; AIOH group content; AIOH group composition; Kaolin group index; FeOH group content; MgOH group content; MgOH group composition; Ferrous iron content in MgOH/carbonate; Silica Index; Quartz Index; Gypsum Index.
COE - 3D Mineral Mapping - Mineral Mapping - Published 06 Mar 2020
Visible-near infrared to shortwave infrared (VNIR-SWIR) and midwave infrared to thermal infrared (MIR-TIR) fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) measurements of the National Geochemical Surve... morey of Australia soil samples from Geoscience Australia (GA). Samples were measured at the Australian Resources Research Center in Kensington, WA by CSIRO and GA staff between 2013-2016. A total of 1308 samples were measured using the two spectral methods.less
TCP06 EOI Optical Cal Val - Soil spectral measurements - Published 08 Nov 2019
Reflectance spectral data across the VNIR-SWIR (350-2500 nm) of beach sands collected with and ASD spectrometer. The data were collected to understand the mineralogical compositional and brightness d... moreifferences between the sands from different parts of Australia. The data were used to determine the optimal location to find spectrally flat areas useful for vicarious calibration of optical earth observation sensors.
Legacy data - - Published 05 Mar 2019
A protocol for measuring soil reflectance data to ensure that the data collected are repeatable and exchangeable. This collection also includes the associate spectra collected for the soil standards ... moreprescribed.less
OCE Distinguish Visiting Scientis - Soil Reflectance Spectra Standards - Published 23 Dec 2014
HyMap Surveys collected during various science campaigns conducted by the Earth Observation Centre between 1998 and 2003
Legacy data - HyMap radiances and reflectances - Published 08 Apr 2014