Information for Sensor and Index

Formula

General Formula NIR - RED NIR + RED ( 1 - SWIR - SWIIRmin SWIRmax - SWIRmin )
Specific Formula VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 VNIR_Band3N + VNIR_Band2 ( 1 - SWIR_Band6 - SWIIRmin SWIRmax - SWIRmin )
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 Normalized Difference Vegetation Index C
Abbreviation NDVIc
Formula NIR - RED NIR + RED ( 1 - SWIR - SWIIRmin SWIRmax - SWIRmin )
Variables
Expl. of Variables
Wavelengths 640:760,780:1400,1400:3000
Source Derived from specific sensor formula
Description Nemani 1993

References

Nr. Author/Title Year Comment
1 Heiskanen, J. - Estimating aboveground tree biomass and leaf area index in a mountain birch forest using ASTER satellite data 2006

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