Information for Sensor and Index

Formula

General Formula NIR - RED NIR + RED
Specific Formula Near_Infrared - Red Near_Infrared + Red
Calculated Automatic
Comment

Sensor

Name RapidEye
Full Name TACHYS (Rapid), MATI (Eye), CHOMA (Earth), CHOROS (Space), TROCHIA (Orbit)
Bands 5
Spectrum [nm] 440-850
Spat.Res. [m] 5-5
Inclination 0
Platform
Operator Rapid eye AG
Date of Launch 2008-08-29
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 Ehammer, Andrea; Fritsch, Sebastian; Conrad, Christopher; Lamers, John; Dech, Stefan - Statistical derivation of fPAR and LAI for irrigated cotton and rice in arid Uzbekistan by combining multi-temporal RapidEye data and ground measurements 2010
2 Eitel, J. U. H.; Long, D. S.; Gessler, P. E.; Smith, A. M. S. - Using insitu measurements to evaluate the new RapidEye™ satellite series for prediction of wheat nitrogen status 2007
3 Hüttich, Christian; Gessner, Ursula; Herold, Martin; Strohbach, Ben; Schmidt, Michael; Keil, Manfred; Dech, Stefan - On the Suitability of MODIS Time Series Metrics to Map Vegetation Types in Dry Savanna Ecosystems: A Case Study in the Kalahari of NE Namibia 2009
4 Main, Russell; Cho, Moses Azong; Mathieu, Renaud; O’Kennedy, Martha M.; Ramoelo, Abel; Koch, Susan - An investigation into robust spectral indices for leaf chlorophyll estimation 2011

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