Information for Sensor and Index

Formula

General Formula NIR - RED NIR + RED
Specific Formula VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 VNIR_Band3N + VNIR_Band2
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 NIR/Red Normalized Difference Vegetation Index, Calibrated NDVI - CDVI
Abbreviation NDVI
Formula NIR - RED NIR + RED
Variables RED=[670;50;30],NIR=[800;10;10]
Expl. of Variables mit RED = 620 bis 700 nm (um 670nm) und NIR = ca. 800nm
Wavelengths 670;50;30,800;10;10
Source Original formula
Description

References

Nr. Author/Title Year Comment
1 Bastiaanssen, Wim G. M.; Molden, David J.; Makin, Ian W. - Remote sensing for irrigated agriculture: examples from research and possible applications 2000
2 Gitelson, A. A.; Kaufman, Y. J.; Stark, R.; Rundquist, D. - Novel algorithms for remote estimation of vegetation fraction 2002
3 Gitelson, Anatoly A.; Merzlyak, Mark N.; Zur, Y.; Stark, R.; Gritz, U. - Non-destructive and remote sensing techniques for estimation of vegetation status 2001
4 Glenn, E. P.; Nagler, P. L.; Huete, A. R. - Vegetation Index Methods for Estimating Evapotranspiration by Remote Sensing 2010
5 Heiskanen, J. - Estimating aboveground tree biomass and leaf area index in a mountain birch forest using ASTER satellite data 2006
6 Huete, A. R.; Hua, G.; Qi, J.; Chehbouni, A.; van Leeuwen, W. J. D. - Normalization of multidirectional red and NIR reflectances with the SAVI 1992
7 Karnieli, A.; Kaufman, Y. J.; Remer, L.; Wald, A. - AFRI - aerosol free vegetation index 2001
8 Miura, T.; Yoshioka, H.; Fujiwara, K.; Yamamoto, H., - Inter-Comparison of ASTER and MODIS Surface Reflectance and Vegetation Index Products for Synergistic Applications to Natural Resource Monitoring 2008
9 Moran, M. S.; Inoue, Y.; Barnes, E. M. - Opportunities and limitations for image-based remote sensing in precision crop management 1997
10 Zarco-Tejada P.J.; Sepulcre-Cantó, G. - REMOTE SENSING OF VEGETATION BIOPHYSICAL PARAMETERS FOR DETECTING STRESS CONDITION AND LAND COVER CHANGES 2007

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