Information for Sensor and Index

Formula

General Formula NIR - GREEN NIR + GREEN
Specific Formula 8 - 4 8 + 4
Calculated Automatic
Comment

Sensor

Name SeaWiFS
Full Name Sea-viewing Wide Field of view Sensor
Bands 8
Spectrum [nm] 412-905
Spat.Res. [m] 0-0
Inclination 0
Platform SeaStar/OrbView-2
Operator GeoEye
Date of Launch 1999-08-01
Comment OrbView-2: Date of launch: 1 August 1997
Usable for Indices yes
Description

Index

Name Normalized Difference NIR/Green Green NDVI
Abbreviation GNDVI
Formula NIR - GREEN NIR + GREEN
Variables
Expl. of Variables
Wavelengths 490:570,780:1400
Source Original formula
Description

References

Nr. Author/Title Year Comment
1 Gitelson, Anatoly A.; Kaufman, Yoram J.; Merzlyak, Mark N. - Use of a green channel in remote sensing of global vegetation from EOS-MODIS 1996

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