Terrestrial biosphere analysis of SeaWiFS data over the Amazon region with MODIS and GLI prototype vegetation indices

Alfredo R. Huete, Dana Kerola, Kamel Didan, Wim J.D. van Leeuwen, Laerte Ferreira

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Abstract

A stream of multitemporal SeaWiFS (Sea-viewing Wide Field-of-view Sensor) data was extracted and analyzed over the Amazon region and surrounding land-community validate sites representing a wide range of vegetation conditions. The data successfully mapped the vegetation cover of the Amazon region. The various vegetation indices yielded very contrasting results in their ability to discriminate vegetation and land-use differences. These results lead to the conclusion that multiple indices are required to fully characterize the spatial/temporal variations of the Amazon region, 250 m pixel sizes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages785-787
Number of pages3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998
EventProceedings of the 1998 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, IGARSS. Part 1 (of 5) - Seattle, WA, USA
Duration: Jul 6 1998Jul 10 1998

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OtherProceedings of the 1998 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, IGARSS. Part 1 (of 5)
CitySeattle, WA, USA
Period7/6/987/10/98

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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    Huete, A. R., Kerola, D., Didan, K., van Leeuwen, W. J. D., & Ferreira, L. (1998). Terrestrial biosphere analysis of SeaWiFS data over the Amazon region with MODIS and GLI prototype vegetation indices. 785-787. Paper presented at Proceedings of the 1998 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, IGARSS. Part 1 (of 5), Seattle, WA, USA, .