Information for Sensor and Index

Formula

General Formula NIR RED
Specific Formula near_infrared red
Calculated Automatic
Comment

Sensor

Name SPOT 5
Full Name Système Probatoire d’Observation de la Terre, später: Satellite Pour l’Observation de la Terre
Bands 5
Spectrum [nm] 480-1750
Spat.Res. [m] 2.5-20
Inclination 98.7
Platform SPOT
Operator CNES (Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales)
Date of Launch 2002-05-04
Comment Stereo capability
Usable for Indices yes
Description

Index

Name Simple Ratio NIR/RED Difference Vegetation Index, Vegetation Index Number (VIN)
Abbreviation DVI
Formula NIR RED
Variables
Expl. of Variables
Wavelengths 640:760,780:1400
Source Original formula
Description Jordan 1969

References

Nr. Author/Title Year Comment
1 Major, D. J.; Baret, F.; Guyot, G. - A ratio vegetation index adjusted for soil brightness 1990
2 Malthus, Tim J.; Andrieu, Bruno; Danson, F. Mark; Jaggard, Keith W.; Steven, Michael D. - Candidate high spectral resolution infrared indices for crop cover 1993
3 Rondeaux, Geneviève; Steven, Michael; Baret, Frédéric - Optimization of soil-adjusted vegetation indices 1996

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