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variable > normalized vegetation index

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normalized vegetation index  


  • [Wikipedia, 2013-11-08] A simple graphical indicator that can be used to analyze remote sensing measurements, typically but not necessarily from a space platform, and assess whether the target being observed contains live green vegetation or not.

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  • index of normalized vegetation
  • NDVI
  • Normalized Difference Vegetation Index

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  • US LTER controlled vocabulary


  • 0000-0003-0320-0692




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