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Description of derivative-based high-spectral-resolution (AVIRIS) green vegetation index
Author(s): Zhikang Chen; Christopher D. Elvidge; Wally T. Jansen
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Paper Abstract

Derivative spectroscopy has been widely used in chemistry and physics for signal analysis. This technique was applied to the analysis of high spectral-resolution Airborne Visible and Infrared Imaging Spectrometer (AVIRIS) data from series of plots containing varying quantities of green vegetation. A derivative- based green vegetation index for high spectral-resolution AVIRIS data, DGVI (Derivative Green Vegetation Index), has been developed. The DGVI has proven to be effective in the estimation of green vegetation cover in areas having discontinuous plant canopies.

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Date Published: 23 September 1993
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1937, Imaging Spectrometry of the Terrestrial Environment, (23 September 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.157068
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Zhikang Chen, Univ. of Nevada/Reno (United States)
Christopher D. Elvidge, Univ. of Nevada/Reno (United States)
Wally T. Jansen, WTJ Software Services (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1937:
Imaging Spectrometry of the Terrestrial Environment
Gregg Vane, Editor(s)

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