Information for Sensor and Index

Formula

General Formula NIR - [540:570] NIR + [540:570]
Specific Formula VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band1 VNIR_Band3N + VNIR_Band1
Calculated Automatic
Comment

Sensor

Name ASTER
Full Name Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer
Bands 15
Spectrum [nm] 520-11650
Spat.Res. [m] 15-90
Inclination 98.3
Platform
Operator NASA
Date of Launch 1999-12-18
Comment
Usable for Indices yes
Description

Index

Name Green Normalized Difference Vegetation Index
Abbreviation GNDVI
Formula NIR - [540:570] NIR + [540:570]
Variables
Expl. of Variables
Wavelengths 540:570,780:1400
Source Original formula
Description

References

Nr. Author/Title Year Comment
1 Gitelson, A. A.; Kaufman, Y. J.; Stark, R.; Rundquist, D. - Novel algorithms for remote estimation of vegetation fraction 2002

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