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Chapter 1

GEOSS
http://Earthobservations.org/

Landsat Data Continuity Mission
http://ldcm.nasa.gov/

BOREAS data site
http://daac.ornl.gov/BOREAS/boreas_home_page.html

MODIS products
http://modis.gsfc.nasa.gov/data/dataprod/index.php
https://lpdaac.usgs.gov/lpdaac/products/modis_products_table

Chapter 2

NASA Aeronet site has useful data on atmospheric properties and optical depth
http://aeronet.gsfc.nasa.gov/

Home page for the HITRAN database
http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/HITRAN/

NASA total ozone information from TOMS
http://jwocky.gsfc.nasa.gov/ozone/ozone_v8.html

International Panel for Climate Change report
http://www.ipcc.ch/

Solar radiation information from US National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, USA
http://www.nrel.gov/rredc/

Simple model of the Atmospheric Radiative Transfer of Sunshine (SMARTS)
http://www.nrel.gov/rredc/smarts/

Bird Simple Spectral Model: SPCTRAL2 this excel spreadsheet computes clear sky spectral beam, hemispherical diffuse and total irradiance on a prescribed receiver plane at a given time and place
http://rredc.nrel.gov/solar/models/spectral/SPCTRAL2/

A calculator to estimate diffuse and direct spectral irradiance
http://www.nrel.gov/solar_radiation/data.htmll

Useful calculator for calculation of solar angles
http://susdesign.com/

Chapter 3

Several detailed and excellent spectral reflectance datasets are available. These include:

(1) ASTER spectral library version 2 (reflectance data for a range of natural surfaces) (Baldridge et al., 2009)
http://speclib.jpl.nasa.gov/

(2) USGS Digital Spectral Library splib06a (reflectances for a range of soils vegetation, rocks, minerals) (Clark et al., 2007)
http://speclab.cr.usgs.gov/spectral.lib06/

(3) LOPEX93 (Leaf Optical Properties Experiment 93)
http://ies.jrc.ec.europa.eu/index.php?page=data-portals

(4) DAAC ORNL (gives access to a number of useful spectral datasets including OTTER and ACCP – the Accelerated Canopy Chemistry Program)
http://daac.ornl.gov/holdings.html

(5) MODIS UCSB Emissivity library
http://www.icess.ucsb.edu/modis/EMIS/html/em.html

Chapter 5

Wan, Z. MODIS Land-surface temperature products users’ guide, 2006
http://www.icess.ucsb.edu/modis/LstUsrGuide/usrguide.html

Tutorials on remote sensing from the Canada Centre for Remote Sensing
http://www.ccrs.nrcan.gc.ca/resource/index_e.php#tutor

Dundee satellite receiving station
http://www.sat.dundee.ac.uk/

Chapter 6

NEXTMap® 3D mapping programme
http://www.intermap.com/nextmap-digital-mapping-program

SunAngle solar radiation calculator
http://susdesign.com/sunangle/

Chapter 7

GEOBIA website
http://wiki.ucalgary.ca/page/GEOBIA

http://www.spatialanalysisonline.com/output/

http://www.spatialanalysisonline.com/index.html

Chapter 8

PARASOL/POLDER database
http://postel.mediasfrance.org/en/BIOGEOPHYSICAL-PRODUCTS/BRDF/POLDER-3---BRDF-Data-Bases-/

RAMI online model checker
http://rami-benchmark.jrc.ec.europa.eu/

SAIL and PROSPECT software downloads
http://teledetection.ipgp.jussieu.fr/prosail/

Chapter 9

Refs on surface energy balance
http://badc.nerc.ac.uk/data/srb/references.html

Chapter 10

http://itl.nist.gov/div898/handbook/mpc/section5/mpc552.htm

Chapter 11

http://www.umass.edu/landeco/research/fragstats/documents/fragstats_documents.html

http://ec.europa.eu/research/dossier/do220307/pdf/demeter_sci_results_en.pdf

(accessed 14 Jul 2009)
http://www.pleiades.es/

(accessed 14 July 2009)
http://Earth.google.com/

http://www.eea.europa.eu/publications/COR0-landcover

http://www.countrysidesurvey.org.uk/land_cover_map.html

http://www.landcover.org/data/gimms/

http://4e.plantphys.net/article.php?ch=t&id=289

GLOBCOVER
http://ionia1.esrin.esa.int/index.asp

GLC 2000
http://bioval.jrc.ec.europa.eu/products/glc2000/glc2000.php

MODIS colection 5 land cover map
http://www-modis.bu.edu/landcover/page1/page8/page8.html