Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI)

Description

The normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) is 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.

Related formulas

Variables

NDVINormalized Difference Vegetation Index (dimensionless)
NIRspectral reflectance measurements acquired in the near-infrared regions (dimensionless)
VISspectral reflectance measurements acquired in the visible (red) regions (dimensionless)