First Use of an Airborne Thermal Infrared Hyperspectral Scanner for Compositional Mapping

  • Laurel Kirklanda, Kenneth Herrb, +7 authors John. A. Hackwell
  • Published 2001
In May 1999 the airborne, thermal infrared, hyperspectral imaging system SEBASS was flown over Mormon Mesa, Nevada to provide the first test of such a system for geological mapping. Several types of carbonate deposits were identified using the 11.25 μm band. However, massive calcrete outcrops exhibited weak spectral contrast, which was confirmed by field… (More)