Lawrence, Mass., April 10, 2013—SPECTRAL EVOLUTION field spectrometers and spectroradiomaters deliver direct access to the USGS Spectral Library and 19 vegetation indices. UV-VIS-NIR spectroscopy is an increasingly popular tool for environmental and vegetation studies, including:
All SPECTRAL EVOLUTION field portable spectrometers and spectroradiometers for remote sensing, vegetation, and environmental applications include DARWin SP Data Acquisition software. This powerful software interface allows for the rapid collection of target spectra with a single click, offers a range of plotting options, and can overlay multiple scans for quick identification and comparison. DARWin SP includes pull-down menus for instant access to the USGS Spectral Library and 19 popular vegetation indices.
The USGS Spectral Library is a digital reflectance spectral library that covers the wavelength range from the ultraviolet to the far infrared, along with sample documentation. By selecting the USGS SpecLib from the main DARWin menu, the user can chose a sample of interest. The right half of the DARWin window displays the reflectance spectrum for the sample with a descriptive web page including sample photographs where available. Types of vegetation include:
By comparing your sample against a known library, you can quickly and accurately identify your sample.
In addition to comparison with the USGS library, you also have access to the following vegetation indices from the DARWin SP menu:
For more information on SPECTRAL EVOLUTION spectrometers, spectroradiometers, software and libraries, please visit: http://www.spectralevolution.com/portable_spectroradiometer_remote_sensing.html
About SPECTRAL EVOLUTION
Established in 2004, SPECTRAL EVOLUTION is a leading manufacturer of laboratory and handheld portable spectrometers, spectroradiometers and spectrophotometers. SPECTRAL EVOLUTION spectrometers are used worldwide for many mission-critical lab and field applications in mining, remote sensing, vegetative studies, ground truthing, environmental and climate studies, developing satellite calibrations, and more, due to their reliable, robust, rugged design and user-friendly one-touch features.
SPECTRAL EVOLUTION maintains a facility in Lawrence, Massachusetts which houses design, prototyping, manufacturing and service facilities for the instruments that it markets and sells worldwide, either through direct sales, OEM sales or through distributor agents.