Information for Sensor and Index

Formula

General Formula 754nm - 709nm 709nm - 681nm
Specific Formula 10 - 9 9 - 8
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 MERIS Terrestrial chlorophyll index
Abbreviation MTCI
Formula 754nm - 709nm 709nm - 681nm
Variables
Expl. of Variables
Wavelengths 681,709,754
Source Original formula
Description

References

Nr. Author/Title Year Comment
1 Dash, J.; Curran, P. J. - The MERIS terrestrial chlorophyll index 2004
2 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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