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Measuring the Spectra of Light

CORAL team members examine PRISM, an airborne instrument that measures the spectra of light reflected from surfaces below a plane.
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[29-Jun-16] Members of the CORAL team examine a key piece of airborne equipment used during the CORAL field campaign: the Portable Remote Imaging Spectrometer (PRISM). This advanced airborne hyperspectral instrument will provide measurements similar to those planned for the PACE satellite mission.