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Estimation of plant water content using ADEOS-II/GLI data
Author(s): Kanako Muramatsu; Ichirow Kaihotsu
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Paper Abstract

Algorithms to estimate soil moisture using Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer (AMSR) data and experiments to determine their validity have been developed. Since estimations of soil moisture using AMSR data are affected by vegetation moisture content, determination of the quantity and distribution of vegetation is necessary. A variety of information can be obtained simultaneously using optical sensors such as Global Imager (GLI). In this study, we attempted to estimate plant water content using the vegetation index obtained with GLI to determine its sensitivity to vegetation coverage as well as the relationships among vegetation coverage, biomass and plant water content based on field survey data.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 November 2005
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6043, MIPPR 2005: SAR and Multispectral Image Processing, 604312 (3 November 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.654881
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Kanako Muramatsu, Nara Women's Univ. (Japan)
Ichirow Kaihotsu, Hiroshima Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6043:
MIPPR 2005: SAR and Multispectral Image Processing
Liangpei Zhang; Jianqing Zhang; Mingsheng Liao, Editor(s)

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