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Clark, Roger N.
U.S. Geological Survey, Central Region, Rocky Mountain area, Geology discipline
AVIRIS, Chemical analysis, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Handheld field spectroscopy, Hyperspectral imaging, Image analysis, Industrial pollution, Mineralogy, Petroleum, Petrology, Rocks and deposits

Spectroscopy of rocks and minerals, and principles of spectroscopy [More info]
Technical review of the principles of spectroscopy and its use in identifying minerals and other materials.
A Method for Qualitative Mapping of Thick Oil Spills Using Imaging Spectroscopy [More info]
A method to create qualitative images of thick oil in oil spills on water using near-infrared imaging spectroscopy data. It relies on the organic absorption features of chemical bonds in aliphatic hydrocarbons. The data cannot give oil volume estimates.
A method for quantitative mapping of thick oil spills using imaging spectroscopy [More info]

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