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Author Gao, Bo-cai
Title NDWI—A normalized difference water index for remote sensing of vegetation liquid water from space
Journal Remote Sensing of Environment
DOI 10.1016/s0034-4257(96)00067-3
Link http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034425796000673
Date/Year 1996
Location
Publisher
Volume 58
Issue 3
Pages 257-266
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Indices

Nr. Name General Formula Comment
1 Atmospherically Resistant Vegetation Index NIR - RED - y ( RED - BLUE ) NIR + RED - y ( RED - BLUE )
2 Normalized Difference 860/1240 860nm - 1240nm 860nm + 1240nm
3 Normalized Difference NIR/Red NIR - RED NIR + RED

Sensors

Nr. Name Spectral Range Bands Calculated Comment
1 AVIRIS 355.15-2515 224
2 LandsatTM (Landsat4,5) 450-12500 7
3 MODIS 405-14385 36

Applications

Nr. Name Comment
1 Vegetation - Water

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