Index: Normalized Difference 860/1240 Normalized Difference Water Index

Normalized Difference 860/1240 Normalized Difference Water Index

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Basic information

Name Normalized Difference 860/1240 Normalized Difference Water Index
Abbreviation NDWI
Formula 860nm - 1240nm 860nm + 1240nm
Variables
Expl. of Variables
Wavelengths 860,1240
Source Original formula
Description

Visualisation of required spectral range

Bands
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Sensors

Nr. Name Spectral Range Bands Specific Formula Calculated Comment
1 AISA 400-2506.7 498 200 - 289 200 + 289 Automatic
2 ALI 433-2350 10 MS___4' - MS___5' MS___4' + MS___5' Automatic
3 ARIES-1 400-2587 105 25 - 41 25 + 41 Automatic
4 AVIRIS 355.15-2515 224 54 - 94 54 + 94 Automatic
5 EnMap 420-2450 244 68 - 123 68 + 123 Automatic
6 GLI 375-12500 36 18 - 26 18 + 26 Automatic
7 HYDICE 400-2500 210 46 - 84 46 + 84 Automatic
8 HyMap 429-2493.8 126 29 - 55 29 + 55 Automatic
9 Hyperion 349.896-2582.28 242 B72 - B109 B72 + B109 Automatic
10 MIPAS 685-2410 5 NIR1 - NIR3 NIR1 + NIR3 Automatic
11 MMR 450-2300 7 4 - 5 4 + 5 Automatic
12 MODIS 405-14385 36 2 - 5 2 + 5 Automatic
13 Orbview-4 450-2450 200 41 - 79 41 + 79 Automatic
14 Resource21 450-1650 6 4 - 6 4 + 6 Automatic
15 SCIAMACHY 240-2380 15 PMD4_NIR - NIR2 PMD4_NIR + NIR2 Automatic
16 VIIRS 412-13350 22 DNB - M8 DNB + M8 Automatic

Applications

Nr. Name Comment
1 Vegetation
2 Vegetation - Water

References

Nr. Author/Title Year Comment
1 Apan, Armando; Held, Alex; Phinn, Stuart; Markley, John - Formulation and assessment of narrow-band vegetation indices from EO-1 hyperion imagery for discriminating sugarcane disease 2003
2 Ceccato, Pietro; Gobron, Nadine; Flasse, Stéphane; Pinty, Bernard; Tarantola, Stefano - Designing a spectral index to estimate vegetation water content from remote sensing data: Part 1: Theoretical approach 2002
3 Datt, B.; McVicar, T.R.; Van Niel, T.G.; Jupp, D.L.B.; Pearlman, J.S. - Preprocessing EO-1 Hyperion hyperpsectral data to support the application of agricultural indexes 2003
4 Datt, Bisun - Remote Sensing of Water Content in Eucalyptus Leaves 1999
5 Galvão, Lênio Soares; Formaggio, Antônio Roberto; Tisot, Daniela Arnold - Discrimination of sugarcane varieties in Southeastern Brazil with EO-1 Hyperion data 2005
6 Gao, Bo-cai - NDWI€”A normalized difference water index for remote sensing of vegetation liquid water from space 1996
7 Pu, Ruiliang; Gong, Peng; Yu, Qian - Comparative Analysis of EO-1 ALI and Hyperion, and Landsat ETM+ Data for Mapping Forest Crown Closure and Leaf Area Index 2008
8 Zarco-Tejada P.J.; Sepulcre-Cantó, G. - REMOTE SENSING OF VEGETATION BIOPHYSICAL PARAMETERS FOR DETECTING STRESS CONDITION AND LAND COVER CHANGES 2007
9 Zarco-Tejada, P. J.; Rueda, C. A.; Ustin, S. L. - Water content estimation in vegetation with MODIS reflectance data and model inversion methods 2003

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Visualisation of Sensor-Bands

Index:

Sensors:

AISA

ALI

ARIES-1

AVIRIS

EnMap

GLI

HYDICE

HyMap

Hyperion

MIPAS

MMR

MODIS

Orbview-4

Resource21

SCIAMACHY

VIIRS

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