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Formula

General Formula NIR - RED - y ( RED - BLUE ) NIR + RED - y ( RED - BLUE )
Specific Formula 18 - 12 - y ( 12 - 7 ) 18 + 12 - y ( 12 - 7 )
Calculated Automatic
Comment

Sensor

Name MERSI
Full Name Medium Resolution Spectral Imager
Bands 20
Spectrum [nm] 402-12750
Spat.Res. [m] 250-1000
Inclination 0
Platform Chinese FengYun-3 (FY-3A)
Operator China
Date of Launch 2008-06-00
Comment
Usable for Indices yes
Description

Index

Name Atmospherically Resistant Vegetation Index
Abbreviation ARVI
Formula NIR - RED - y ( RED - BLUE ) NIR + RED - y ( RED - BLUE )
Variables NIR = [781:1399]
Expl. of Variables y = quotient derived from the components of atmospheric reflectance in the blue and red channel (see literature, e.g. Bannari 1992, for details)
Wavelengths 420:480,640:760,781:1399
Source Original formula
Description Minimizes the effects of atmospheric scattering in comparison to the NDVI

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