Unformatted text preview: Water reflects a lot of near IR Plants send back a lot of IR and some green Soil reflects more and more IR the higher you get Land cover is the observed (bio)physical cover on the earth’s surface NDVI Calculated by talking the ratio of red light and near-infrared light = (NIR - Red) / (NIR + Red) Value is between -1 and +1 0 = no vegetation ~.8 is the highest density of green leaves All remote sensing supports the following resolutions what else?!? Spatial Resolution size of the smallest possible feature that can be detected Finer the resolution, less of the total area that can be seen Radiometric Resolution Temporal Resolution the frequency at which images are recorded/captured in a specific place on the earth....
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- Spring '08
- Wavelength, Electromagnetic spectrum, Visible spectrum, Infrared