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Reference Data Set of Human Skin Reflectance



Catherine C. Cooksey, David W. Allen, Benjamin K. Tsai


This data set contains 100 reference reflectance spectra of human skin, spanning the wavelength region from 250 nm to 2500 nm. The spectra were acquired with a commercial spectrophotometer and are directly traceable to the national scale for directional-hemispherical reflectance factor.
Journal of Research (NIST JRES) -


medical, tissue, skin, reflectance, spectral, hyperspectral, remote sensing


Cooksey, C. , Allen, D. and Tsai, B. (2017), Reference Data Set of Human Skin Reflectance, Journal of Research (NIST JRES), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed April 20, 2024)
Created June 7, 2017, Updated November 10, 2018