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University of Wisconsin–Madison

UW Spectral Explorer Maiden Flight

High-resolution spectrometer images from aircraft

UWSpex is a a full-range imaging spectrometer that images 470 bands at wavelengths between 400-2500 nm, allowing measurement of vegetation and water chemistry, plant physiology and geologic and soil properties.  The project is led by Phil Townsend and supported by a UW2020 award.

Interested in using UWSpex for your research? Email UWSpex or contact Erin Wagner, Instrument Manager, Environmental Spectroscopy Lab.