vegetation

Data application of the month: Vegetation indices

MODIS-based 8-day NDVI product for Australia from 1-9 January 2014

What are vegetation indices used for?

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Data application of the month: Vegetation
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Proba-V: The new ESA satellite works around the clock

satellite image of the Black sea

Proba-V was launched in May 2014 and went operational in December. In the just two months of work, the ESA’s vegetation-monitoring Proba-V mini-satellite sent back over 5,000 images, 65 daily global maps and six 10-day global syntheses. 

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Wed, 19/02/2014 - 13:56

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Satellite Images: Detecting Vegetation Health through Fluorescence

ESA potential satellite to map fluorescence

A potential new ESA satellite could use the fluorescence in plants to track health and productivity of vegetation worldwide. A likely candidate for the eighth ESA Earth Explorer, the Fluorescence Explorer (FLEX) would thus provide data for global maps of vegetation.

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Wed, 12/02/2014 - 11:03

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Proba-V ready for operations

Proba-V is ready for operations

Launched on 7 May 2013, ESA’s Earth Observation

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MEA: multi-product data exploitation system with global data coverage since 1978

The Multi-sensor Evolution Analysis (MEA) platform supports Earth Observation communities in loading, visualizing and analysing multi-dimensional datasets.

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Tue, 19/11/2013 - 11:31

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Tue, 11/19/2013

SPOT Vegetation: New portal for free satellite data

The portal makes available all VEGETATION products older than three months

The research organisation VITO has launched a new portal that makes accessible SPOT Vegetation data: www.vito-eodata.be. All VEGETATION products older than three months are available free of charge.

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Wed, 16/10/2013 - 14:25

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Wed, 10/16/2013

Regional Support Offices: IGAC conducts desertification analyses

The Colombian Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute - IGAC and their Center of Research and Development of Geographic Information – CIAF, recently did a series of projects based on risk management. One of those was focused on indentifying zones in the process of decertification using optical remote sensing in the Andean dry region of Villa de Leyva (Boyacá), Colombia.

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Thu, 26/07/2012 - 16:02

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Small But Agile Proba-1 Reaches 10 Years in Orbit

A good photographer needs agility. So it is with ESA microsatellite Proba-1, which turns in space to capture terrestrial targets. Celebrating its tenth birthday this week, Proba-1's unique images are used by hundreds of scientific teams worldwide.

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Tue, 25/10/2011 - 10:53
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