Hyperspectral Imagery for the Main Eight Hawaiian Islands:Oahu (204b-0613-272217)

Metadata Updated: February 27, 2019

This project is a cooperative effort between the National OceanService, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment, the University of Hawaii, andAnalytical Laboratories of Hawaii, LLC. The goal of the work was todevelop coral reef mapping methods and compare benthic habitat mapsgenerated by photointerpreting georeferenced color aerialphotography, hyperspectral and IKONOS satellite imagery.The enhanced spectral resolution of hyperspectral and control ofbandwidths of multispectral data yield an advantage over color aerialphotography particularly when coral health and time series analysisof coral reef community structure are of interest. Depending on thetype of instrument, a spectral imaging system can be utilized to seemultiple colors from ultraviolet through the far infrared range. TheAURORA hyperspectral imaging system collected 72 ten nm bands in thevisible and near infrared spectral range with a 3 meter pixelresolution. The data was processed to select band widths, whichoptimized feature detection in shallow and deep water.Photointerpreters can accurately and reliably delineate boundaries offeatures in the imagery as they appear on the computer monitor usinga software interface such as the Habitat Digitizer.

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Metadata Date November 28, 2018
Metadata Created Date February 7, 2018
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) 2000 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date November 28, 2018
Metadata Created Date February 7, 2018
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) 2000 (publication)
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Access Constraints Access Constraints: None | Use Constraints: None | Distribution Liability: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science(NCCOS) produced this data CD-ROM. NCCOS Biogeography Program does not guarantee the accuracy of the geographic features or attributes.
Bbox East Long -157.6686
Bbox North Lat 21.5512
Bbox South Lat 21.3525
Bbox West Long -157.8389
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Frequency Of Update notPlanned
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Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
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