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Using a MODIS Index to Quantify MODIS-AVHRRs Spectral Differences in the Visible Band

Xingwang Fan, Yuanbo Liu
2018 Remote Sensing  
In this context, the current study proposes a method for calculating moderate-resolution imaging spectroradiometer (MODIS)-advanced very high resolution radiometers (AVHRRs) SBAF in the visible band, using  ...  improve MODIS-AVHRR surface reflectance data consistency in the visible band (better than 1.0% reflectance units).  ...  The MODIS data were collected from the Level-1 and Atmosphere Archive & Distribution System (LAADS) Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC), Goddard Space Flight Center, and the AVHRR data from the Comprehensive  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs10010061 fatcat:e4hjtfjlvrcgli4ti4xy24rfji

Multi-sensor NDVI data continuity: Uncertainties and implications for vegetation monitoring applications

Willem J.D. van Leeuwen, Barron J. Orr, Stuart E. Marsh, Stefanie M. Herrmann
2006 Remote Sensing of Environment  
Representative canopy reflectance and NDVI data were simulated for historical, current and future AVHRR, MODIS and VIIRS land surface monitoring satellites to quantify the differences due to sensor-specific  ...  The effect of a range of atmospheric conditions (Rayleigh scattering, ozone, aerosol optical thickness, and water vapor content) on the sensor-specific reflectance and NDVI values were evaluated to quantify  ...  Acknowledgements This research was sponsored by a Synergy grant which was monitored by Raytheon Systems Company. The authors would like to thank Dr. Wout Verhoef for providing the SAIL code, Dr.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2005.10.002 fatcat:ajfgjkpfnnbatgc5snhrko4gpa

Terra and Aqua: new data for epidemiology and public health

Andrew J. Tatem, Scott J. Goetz, Simon I. Hay
2004 International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation  
The MODIS and ASTER sensors onboard the Terra and Aqua platforms provide substantial improvements in spatial resolution, number of spectral channels, choices of bandwidths, radiometric calibration and  ...  Moving from pretty maps to pragmatic control tools requires a suite of satellite-derived environmental data of higher fidelity, spatial resolution, spectral depth and at similar temporal resolutions to  ...  The inclusion of spectral bands similar to those of Landsat TM and AVHRR within the 36 bands of MODIS will facilitate this, although clearly the finer spectral resolution of MODIS will provide different  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jag.2004.07.001 pmid:22545030 pmcid:PMC3337546 fatcat:htll6d4quzczdm7pfahkvb4h5m

Variability in Leaf and Litter Optical Properties: Implications for BRDF Model Inversions Using AVHRR, MODIS, and MISR

Gregory P. Asner, Carol A. Wessman, David S. Schimel, Steve Archer
1998 Remote Sensing of Environment  
algorithms to those ment of Environmental, Population and Organismic Biology, University based explicitly on scattering theory using turbid medium of Colorado, Boulder and turbid-medium/geometric-optical  ...  Canopy radiative transfer models simulate the bidirec-model inversions by decreasing the number of observa- * Center for the Study of Earth from Space/CIRES and Departvanced from simple light extinction  ...  , placed in airtight polyethylene bags, and convolved to the AVHRR Channel 1 (visible) and 2 stored in a cooler.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0034-4257(97)00138-7 fatcat:bz3yz5bswjaubgq77v76cddzlm

Operational algae bloom detection in the Baltic Sea using GIS and AVHRR data

Marcin Kulawiak
2016 Baltica  
Instead of analysing the value of spectral reflectance of the algae, the algorithm analyses the frequency distribution of normalized difference in reflectance between the visible and near-infrared spectral  ...  The article presents a novel method of AVHRR data processing for the purpose of detection of algal blooms in the Baltic Sea.  ...  values of normalized difference in reflectance between the visible and near-infrared spectral bands are correlated with elevated PC fluorescence levels.  ... 
doi:10.5200/baltica.2016.29.02 fatcat:5745o34rsfbebhcx5ucnjibt44

Multi-Staged NDVI Dependent Snow-Free Land-Surface Shortwave Albedo Narrowband-to-Broadband (NTB) Coefficients and Their Sensitivity Analysis

Shi Peng, Jianguang Wen, Qing Xiao, Dongqin You, Baocheng Dou, Qiang Liu, Yong Tang
2017 Remote Sensing  
In this study, we used a NDVI dependent disaggregation look up table method to generate the multi-staged NTB coefficients of different NDVI classes of MODIS, POLDER and AVHRR broadband albedo estimation  ...  Furthermore, the land surface reflectance, which plays a very significant role in the NTB conversion, has been proven to be related to the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI).  ...  Jianguang Wen and Qing Xiao contributed to the main research ideas, data collection and manuscript organization. Qiang Liu contributed to the research ideas and data collection.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs9010093 fatcat:4ubp42szdjfsrph6xk5mixntsm

Development of Satellite Vegetation Indices to Assess Grassland Curing Across Australia and New Zealand [chapter]

Danielle Martin, Ian Grant, Simon Jones, Stuart Anderson
2009 Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography  
be useful to use a ratio of these bands in a vegetation index.  ...  Also, the red and NIR spectral bands of Landsat and MODIS are narrower than those of AVHRR, causing differences in the recorded spectral response of vegetation .  ...  Table 9 .2 Centre Wavelengths and bandwidths for MODIS bands 1 to 7, calculated by combining the response between the lower 1% response wavelength and the upper 1% response wavelength (Jupp, 2003  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-93962-7_17 fatcat:hhdsfmzmdze6bh4vzd7dfphqje

Generating vegetation leaf area index earth system data record from multiple sensors. Part 1: Theory

S GANGULY, M SCHULL, A SAMANTA, N SHABANOV, C MILESI, R NEMANI, Y KNYAZIKHIN, R MYNENI
2008 Remote Sensing of Environment  
In this paper, we develop a physically based approach for deriving LAI and FPAR products from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) data that are of comparable quality to the Moderate resolution  ...  According to the theory of spectral invariants, the single scattering albedo is a function of the spatial scale, and thus, accounts for the variation in BRF with sensor spatial resolution.  ...  This equation can be used to approximate canopy reflectance in the case of the three-dimensional radiative transfer equation and non-Lambertian surface by parameterizing ground reflective properties in  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2008.07.014 fatcat:l64vcj35hrehffgqtwezxnlt6m

Past, present, and future of global aerosol climatologies derived from satellite observations: A perspective

Michael I. Mishchenko, Igor V. Geogdzhayev, Brian Cairns, Barbara E. Carlson, Jacek Chowdhary, Andrew A. Lacis, Li Liu, William B. Rossow, Larry D. Travis
2007 Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer  
A number of passive satellite instruments have been used to develop global climatologies of terrestrial tropospheric aerosols by analyzing the properties of sunlight reflected by the atmosphere-surface  ...  However, the quantitative differences between these climatologies have been found to far exceed the corresponding individual uncertainty claims.  ...  This may potentially be attributed to changes in the refractive index in some of the aerosol optical models used in the retrieval algorithm. 5 quantifies the overall current discrepancies between  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2007.01.007 fatcat:c4652q2vxjet7n2xr5bgj4gmbe

On the Exportability of Robust Satellite Techniques (RST) for Active Volcano Monitoring

Francesco Marchese, Maurizio Ciampa, Carolina Filizzola, Teodosio Lacava, Giuseppe Mazzeo, Nicola Pergola, Valerio Tramutoli
2010 Remote Sensing  
Satellite remote sensing has increasingly become a crucial tool for volcanic activity monitoring thanks to continuous observations at global scale, provided with different spatial/spectral/temporal resolutions  ...  The potential of RST, to be used within early warning systems devoted to volcanic hazard monitoring and mitigation, will also be discussed. OPEN ACCESS Remote Sens. 2010, 2 1576  ...  Ash Plume Detection Using MODIS Data MODIS sensor offers a high radiometric resolution (12 bit) in 36 spectral channels, ranging in wavelength 0.4-14.4µm, with a spatial resolution up to 250 m for visible  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs2061575 fatcat:4ukvzvhkvzdfbnx3b3b344tgwq

Comparison of Normalized Difference Vegetation Index Derived from Landsat, MODIS, and AVHRR for the Mesopotamian Marshes Between 2002 and 2018

Reyadh Albarakat, Venkataraman Lakshmi
2019 Remote Sensing  
The normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) has been derived using observations from various satellite sensors, such as the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), Advanced Very-High-Resolution  ...  The areas of negative and positive slopes correspond to the same areas in slope map when calculated from Landsat, MODIS, and AVHRR, although they are different in spatial resolution (30 m, 1 km, and 5  ...  We would like to thank Iliana E. Mladenova for her constructive comments. We are grateful to NASA and USGS for providing valuable datasets (AVHRR, MODIS, and Landsat data).  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs11101245 fatcat:bmvis7hdyzhajbi5hrbgdz3fuq

Comparability of Red/Near-Infrared Reflectance and NDVI Based on the Spectral Response Function between MODIS and 30 Other Satellite Sensors Using Rice Canopy Spectra

Weijiao Huang, Jingfeng Huang, Xiuzhen Wang, Fumin Wang, Jingjing Shi
2013 Sensors  
The most widely used vegetation index is the normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI), which is a function of the red and near-infrared (NIR) spectral bands.  ...  The results also indicated that AVHRRs onboard NOAA7-17 showed higher differences than did the other sensors with respect to MODIS.  ...  Acknowledgements We acknowledge Yanlin Tang, Qian Cheng, Junfeng Xu, Lei Zhu, Zhanyu Liu, Yuan Wang, Qiuxiang Yi, and Yan Jin for their contributions to the spectral measurements of the rice canopy.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s131216023 pmid:24287529 pmcid:PMC3892887 fatcat:qcmjcuwbqfdv7axlr3r3ddnj7y

Remote sensing of the environment

Erwin Schanda
1978 Die Naturwissenschaften  
In this paper, we develop a physically based approach for deriving LAI and FPAR products from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) data that are of comparable quality to the Moderate resolution  ...  According to the theory of spectral invariants, the single scattering albedo is a function of the spatial scale, and thus, accounts for the variation in BRF with sensor spatial resolution.  ...  Tucker of NASA GSFC for making the GIMMS NDVI data available.  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf00450584 fatcat:o5mf4mex5zfkpmort3vy7wdwme

Remote sensing of environment

H.v.d.Meer Mohr
1970 Geoforum  
In this paper, we develop a physically based approach for deriving LAI and FPAR products from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) data that are of comparable quality to the Moderate resolution  ...  According to the theory of spectral invariants, the single scattering albedo is a function of the spatial scale, and thus, accounts for the variation in BRF with sensor spatial resolution.  ...  Tucker of NASA GSFC for making the GIMMS NDVI data available.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0016-7185(70)90046-1 fatcat:whfy45i5cvd53iydwiaigrcx4e

REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT

Virginia L. Prentice
1965 Professional Geographer  
In this paper, we develop a physically based approach for deriving LAI and FPAR products from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) data that are of comparable quality to the Moderate resolution  ...  According to the theory of spectral invariants, the single scattering albedo is a function of the spatial scale, and thus, accounts for the variation in BRF with sensor spatial resolution.  ...  Tucker of NASA GSFC for making the GIMMS NDVI data available.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.0033-0124.1965.00020.x fatcat:654h2srwbjdltfn2o5gyzz2s3i
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