Remote Sensing of the Earth & Planets
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Tuesday & Thursday

2:30 - 3:50 p.m.

Lincoln Field Bldg. 209

Ralph_Milliken@brown.edu

          DETAILED SCHEDULE

    SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT DATES

September 7 (Thursday):        First Day of Class

November 23 (Thursday):       No Class (Thanksgiving)

November 28 (Tuesday):        Final Project sent out

December 18 (Monday):         Final Project due (5:00 p.m.)

Week  #1

Sept. 7         Introduction to Class & Vibrational Spectroscopy


Handout #1


Reading:  

Chapter 2 in Infrared and Raman Spectroscopy: Principles and Spectral Interpretation by P.Larkin

Chapters 2-3 in Mineralogical Applications of Crystal Field Theory by R. Burns

Week  #2

Sept. 12      Vibrational Spectroscopy

Sept. 14      Electronic Absorptions (Lab #1 out: Vibrational Spectroscopy)


Handout #2


Reading:

Chapter 1 in Remote Sensing for the Earth Sciences: Manual of Remote Sensing by R. Clark


Klima, R. et al. (2007) Spectroscopy of synthetic Mg-Fe pyroxenes I: Spin-allowed and spin-forbidden crystal field bands in the visible and near-infrared, Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 42, 235-253.

Week  #3

Sept. 19    Electronic Absorptions

Sept. 21    Lab #2 (In Class):     Lab Spectroscopy of Geologic Materials


Handout #3


Reading:

Klima, R. et al. (2008) Characterization of the 1.2 µm M1 pyroxene band: Extracting cooling history from near-IR spectra of pyroxenes and pyroxene-dominated rocks, Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 43, 1591-1604.


Klima, R. et al. (2011) Near-infrared spectra of clinopyroxenes: Effects of calcium content and crystal structure, Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 46, 379-395.

Week  #4

Sept. 26    Interaction of EM Radiation w/ Matter & Scattering

Sept. 28    Lab #3 (In Class):     Introduction to ENVI software


Handout #4


Reading:

Aronson, J.R. & A.G. Emslie (1973) Spectral reflectance and emittance of particulate materials. 2: Application and results, Applied Optics, 12, 2573-2584.


Salisbury, J.W. & A. Wald (1992) The role of volume scattering in reducing spectral contrast of restahlen bands in spectra of powdered minerals, Icarus, 96, 121-128.

Week  #5

Oct.    3    Thermal Energy & Thermal Infrared Spectroscopy

Oct.    5     Lab #4 (In Class):   Change Detection/Thermal IR


Handout #5


Reading:

Chapter 2 in Remote Sensing of the Environment by J. Jensen


Chapter 4 in Remote Geochemical Analysis (eds. Pieters & Englert) by Salisbury

Week  #6

Oct.    10    Thermal Infrared Spectroscopy

Oct.    12    Lab #5 (In Class): Mineral Mapping w/ AVIRIS Data


Handout #6


Reading:

Chapter 5 in Remote Geochemical Analysis (eds. Pieters & Englert) by Kahle et al.


Chapter 5 in Remote Sensing for the Earth Sciences: Manual of Remote Sensing by J.Mustard and J. Sunshine.

Week  #7

Oct.   17    Spectroscopic Instrumentation & Data Collection

Oct.   19    Lab #6 (In Class): Spectral Imaging Analysis w/ MATLAB (1/2)


Handout #7


Reading:

Chapter 6 in Remote Geochemical Analysis (eds. Pieters & Englert) by Vane et al.


Asner, G. et al. (2007) Carnegie Airborne Observatory: in-flight fusion of hyperspectral imaging and waveform light detection and ranging (wLIDAR) for three-dimensional studies of ecosystems, J. App. Rem. Sensing, 21 pp.

Week  #8

Oct.   24   Spectroscopic Instrumentation & Data Collection

Oct.   26   Lab #7 (In Class): Spectral Imaging Analysis w/ MATLAB (2/2)


Reading:

Same as previous week.

Week  #9

Oct.    31    Spectroscopy of Mars

Nov.     2    Lab #8 (In Class): Mars CRISM Data


Handouts


Reading:

Murchie, S. et al. (2009) A synthesis of Martian aqueous mineralogy after 1 Mars year of observations from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, JGR, 114, E00D06.


Ehlmann, B. & C. Edwards (2014) Mineralogy of the martian surface, Ann. Rev. Earth Planetary Sci., 42, 291-315.

Week  #10

Nov.   7    Spectroscopy of the Moon

Nov.   9    Lab #9 (In Class): Moon Mineralogy Mapper Data


Handouts


Reading:

Mustard, J.F. et al. (2011) Compositional diversity and geologic insights of the Aristarchus crater from the Moon Mineralogy Mapper data, JGR, 116, E00G12.


Glotch, T. et al. (2010) Highly silicic compositions on the Moon, Science, 329, 1510.


Donaldson Hanna et al. (2012) Thermal infrared emissivity measurements under a simulated lunar environment: Application to the Diviner Lunar Radiometer Experiment, JGR, 117, E00H05.

Week  #11

Nov.  14    Spectroscopy of Asteroids

Nov.  16    Lab #10 (In Class): Dawn (at Vesta) VIR Data


Handouts


Reading:

Visible-wavelength spectroscopy of asteroids by Bus et al. in Asteroids III (2002).


Reddy, V. et al. (2016) Mineralogy and surface composition of asteroids in Asteroids IV.

Week  #12

Nov.  21    Space Weathering

Nov.  23    THANKSGIVING:  NO CLASS


Handouts


Reading:

Pieters, C.M., E.M. Fischer, O. Rode, and A. Basu (1993) Optical effects of space weathering: The role of the finest fraction, JGR, 98, 20817-20824.


Pieters, C.M. & S.K. Noble (2016) Space weathering on airless bodies, JGR, 1865-1884.

Week  #13

Nov.  28    NO CLASS; Final Project Assignment sent out

Nov.  30    Drone/UAV Remote Sensing Applications (guest lecture by J. Kellner)


Reading:

Hapke, B. (1981) Bidirectional reflectance spectroscopy 1. Theory, JGR, 86, 3039-3054.


Hapke, B. (1981) Bidirectional reflectance spectroscopy 2. Experiments and Observations, JGR, 86, 3055-3060.


Shkuratov, Y. et al. (1999) A model of spectral albedo of particulate surfaces: Implications for optical properties of the Moon, Icarus, 137, 235-246.

Week  #14

Dec.    5   Spectral Mixing Models

Dec.    7   Spectral Mixing Models


Handouts


Reading:

Same as previous week.

Week  #15

Dec. 18    FINAL PROJECT DUE @ 5:00 p.m.

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