Release of Global Hyperspectral Imaging Spectral-library of Agricultural crops for Conterminous United States

September 12, 2019
By: LP DAAC

The LP DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of Global Hyperspectral Imaging Spectral-library of Agricultural crops for the Conterminous United States (GHISACONUS) Version 1 product. GHISACONUS provides dominant crop data (e.g., winter wheat, rice, corn, soybeans, and cotton) based on Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) Hyperion hyperspectral data acquired from 2008 to 2015 for the seven agroecological zones in United States. Crop growth states (emergence/very early vegetative, early and mid-vegetative, late vegetative, critical, maturing/senescence, and harvest) for the major agricultural crops are also included in the spectral library.

A citation containing the Digital Object Identifier (DOI) for the GHISACONUS dataset is provided below.

Global Hyperspectral Imaging Spectral-library of Agricultural crops for Conterminous United States V001 – GHISACONUS.001
Thenkabail, P., Aneece, I. (2019). Global Hyperspectral Imaging Spectral-library of Agricultural crops for Conterminous United States V001 [Data set]. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC. Accessed 2019-09-12 from https://doi.org/10.5067/Community/GHISA/GHISACONUS.001

The data are available for download through the LP DAAC Data Pool and NASA’s Earthdata Search.

GHISACONUS is the first of a series comprising of Global Hyperspectral Imaging Spectral-library of Agricultural crops from all parts of the world. Users are encouraged to sign up for the LP DAAC listserv to receive updates regarding the future release of GHISA data products as additional regions are processed.

Please contact LP DAAC User Services with questions.

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