Information for Sensor and Index

Formula

General Formula NIR - a · RED
Specific Formula 15 - a · 9
Calculated Automatic
Comment

Sensor

Name MERIS
Full Name Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer
Bands 15
Spectrum [nm] 407.5-905
Spat.Res. [m] 300-300
Inclination 68.5
Platform Envisat
Operator ESA
Date of Launch 0000-00-00
Comment 15 spectral bands, programmable in width and position, in the visible and near infra-red
Usable for Indices yes
Description

Index

Name Weighted Difference Vegetation Index
Abbreviation WDVI
Formula NIR - a · RED
Variables
Expl. of Variables a = nir soil / red soil
Wavelengths 640:760,780:1400
Source Original formula
Description

References

Nr. Author/Title Year Comment
1 Dorigo, W. A.; Zurita-Milla, R.; de Wit, A. J. W.; Brazile, J.; Singh, R.; Schaepman, M. E. - A review on reflective remote sensing and data assimilation techniques for enhanced agroecosystem modeling 2007

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