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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: USING REMOTE SENSING & MODELING FOR EVALUATING HYDROLOGIC FLUXES, STATES, & CONSTITUENT TRANSPORT PROCESSES WITHIN AGRICULTURAL LANDSCAPES Title: Refinement of microwave vegetation indices

Authors
item Jackson, Thomas
item Shi, J -
item Zhao, T -
item Wang, Y -

Submitted to: Meeting Abstract
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: March 10, 2010
Publication Date: March 20, 2010
Citation: Jackson, T.J., Shi, J.C., Zhao, T., Wang, Y. 2010. Refinement of microwave vegetation indices [abstract]. Remote Sensing and Modeling of Ecosystems for Sustainability VI. 7454:7454061-7454066.

Technical Abstract: Previous investigations have established the basis for a new type of vegetation index based on passive microwave satellite observations. These microwave vegetation indices (MVIs) have been qualitatively evaluated by examining global spatial and seasonal temporal features. Limited quantitative studies of the relationship between the MVIs and vegetation water content have been attempted with available data sets. These studies have revealed that while the first order patterns and relationships with other indices and variables exist, there are other factors involved that are either not being interpreted correctly or require additional corrections. The basis of the MVIs and the influence of second order effects are being reexamined. In this presentation recent results are reviewed that include atmospheric parameters

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