Information for Sensor and Index

Formula

General Formula ( NIR + 0.1 ) - ( SWIR + 0.02 ) ( NIR + 0.1 ) + ( SWIR + 0.02 )
Specific Formula ( 5 + 0.1 ) - ( 7 + 0.02 ) ( 5 + 0.1 ) + ( 7 + 0.02 )
Calculated Automatic
Comment

Sensor

Name MODIS
Full Name Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
Bands 36
Spectrum [nm] 405-14385
Spat.Res. [m] 250-1000
Inclination 0
Platform Terra / Aqua
Operator NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Date of Launch 1999-12-18
Comment Terra: Date of launch: 18 December 1999 - operating nominally in 2012 Aqua: Date of launch: 4 May 2002 - operating nominally in 2012
Usable for Indices yes
Description

Index

Name Global Vegetation Moisture Index
Abbreviation GVMI
Formula ( NIR + 0.1 ) - ( SWIR + 0.02 ) ( NIR + 0.1 ) + ( SWIR + 0.02 )
Variables
Expl. of Variables
Wavelengths 780:1400,1400:3000
Source Original formula
Description

References

Nr. Author/Title Year Comment
1 Ceccato, Pietro; Gobron, Nadine; Flasse, St├ęphane; Pinty, Bernard; Tarantola, Stefano - Designing a spectral index to estimate vegetation water content from remote sensing data: Part 1: Theoretical approach 2002
2 Glenn, E. P.; Nagler, P. L.; Huete, A. R. - Vegetation Index Methods for Estimating Evapotranspiration by Remote Sensing 2010

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