# Questions tagged [ndvi]

Normalized Difference Vegetation Index is used to quickly identify vegetation and its condition in remotely-sensed data.

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### Calculate NDVI image from R and NIR channels and rescale it to 0-255

I have images of plants taken in Red(R) and Near End Infrared(NIR) field, I calculate the NDVI image per pixel using the below formula, NDVI = (R-NIR)/(R+NIR) , for all pixels, I get a range ...
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### Mask clouds in LandSat 8 surface refletance image

I would like to know how to remove the clouds in a ImageCollection of LandSat 8 Surface Reflectance (SR) image and create a single image without clouds using google earth engine, to calculate NDVI. I ...
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### NDVI values obtained with different sensors

In a research paper with NDVI values, differences were found for the same pixel between Landsat 5, Landsat 8, MODIS or Sentinel made after the corresponding atmospheric corrections. Can this be right? ...
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### Splitting picture taken with regular digital camera into real spectral RGB channels?

I have no idea how the sensors inside a camera work. I know I can take jpeg and separate the R, G and B channels but I have no idea whether these channels are the real red, blue and green in visible ...
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### How to create an image of mean values from multiple NDVI images?

I have downloaded MODIS NDVI images of 12 months. I would like to create just 1 image with the mean values. I tried using IDRISI's 'NDVI compositing utility', but I get an error. Is there a way to do ...
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### Extract pixels from NDVI in ArcMap

I have a NDVI that I created from a Landsat 5 image. Is there a way to extract all the pixels above a certain threshold and save it as a shapefile? I am trying to create a vegetation mask of sorts to ...
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### Making stack from many images in Google Earth Engine?

Using the code below, I've computed 20 ndvi images for modis data. How can I stack and save them in a single file? var mod13 = ee.ImageCollection("MODIS/006/MOD13Q1") .filterBounds(geometry) ....
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### Purchasing NDVI imagery for South Western England? [closed]

I am working on a project developing an application for livestock farmers where they can monitor their feed using satellite data. The main aim is to calculate the biomass of a field of grass. The ...
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### ArcGIS: NDVI average for bare soil

In ArcGIS I have a 3 Landsat NDVI datasets for 3 consecutive months and would like to calculate the mean bare soil (in hectares) for which I have manually worked out to be between the values of 105 ...
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### NDVI data for UK?

I am looking for monthly composite NDVI data for the UK between 2000 and 2013. The resolution is not so much of an issue. I am struggling to find relevant data and images for further processing in ...
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### Convert NDVI raster data to shapefile

I apologize in advance for my lack of knowledge. I don't know a great deal about working with this program, so I'm learning as I go. I am wanting to take the free Landsat data that I have downloaded ...
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### Analysis MODIS NDVI - MOD12A2

I am trying to analyse the images that I downloaded from MODIS, which are the Vegetation Indices 16-Day L3 Global 1km. With this data I want to analyse the change in vegetation over the years in a ...
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### How to process MODIS ndvi data using QGIS/GRASS/R?

I have MODIS ndvi data (MODIS_Grid_16 days NDVI) from the iberian peninsula (3 tiles), from February of 2000 to August of 2012 (really big data). I want to know how to deal with this kind of files. My ...
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### ArcPy: Create NDVI with Raster Calculation and Map Algebra

My target is to create NDVI Rasters but I'm stuck with python loops, since I'm new to that, so sorry for a maybe basic question. I have 2 folders, one with rasters (tif) with the red band, the other ...
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### Google Engine - Make a greenest pixel composite for Sentinel 2

Does anyone know how to do a composite of greenest pixel for Sentinel 2? That is calculate the maximum NDVI for a Image collection, and then do a pixel-wise image stacking of the original bands (...
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### I need to add a sentinel-2 image into Google Earth Engine Explorer with a specific ID

I'm new at Google Earth Engine and Javascript. I am using the graphical user interface of Google Earth Engine (Explorer) to obtain NDVI using sentinel 2. My study site is somewhere in Peru with an id:...
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I am trying to use the ModisDownload function from the rts package to download, mosaic and reproject NDVI data from MODIS for the entire Earth surface. I have successfully done that for a subset ...
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### How to apply a Cloud Mask in Google Earth Engine? (Landsat 5 TM 8-Day NDVI Composite)

I need to download ndvi values for some pixels for 2000-2001 using the Landsat 5 TM 8-Day NDVI Composite, but since there is no quality band as in mod13q1 there's no way to filter by quality. ...
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### Computing NDVI - Repeated calculation error message (Google Earth Engine)

I am doing simple calculation for NDVI using Landsat 7 TOA Reflectance (Orthorectified). Landsat seven has the following bands: B1-Blue, B2-Green, B3-red and B4-nir. I used the following code: //...
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### Processing LANDSAT 8 data in R (using packages Raster, RSToolbox, etc.) in order to calculate NDVI and land cover classification? [closed]

I am analyzing several LANDSAT scenes from the LANDSAT 8 OLI mission (18 in total, all from Jan 2017 - cloud cover < 20%). I now want to calculate the NDVI and do some land cover classification on ...
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### Processing landsat 8 to make NDVI in R

I want to do the NDVI with images landsat 8 in R, radiometric correction, radiance and reflectance, I make it from the models of the USGS (model here) But taking the image (ND) for the calculation of ...
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### Can you apply Maximum Likelihood classification to NDVI? [closed]

Can the ML be applied to an NDWI image? Or is it a separate means of classifying that is only applied on 2 or more bands? The problem I am actually facing is that without knowing that this could be a ...
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### Using ArcGIS Raster Calculator to calculate MSAVI2 based on Landsat 8 OLI bands 4 and 5

I would like to calculate a Modified Soil-Adjusted Vegetation Index 2 on the basis of Landsat 8 OLI imagery, bands 5 (NIR) and 4 (RED), using the Raster Calculator. The formula should be: I have ...
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### Calculating maximum value in Raster Calculator of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have MODIS NDVI data of four months and I have to calculate NDVImax. I am using the Raster Calculator of ArcGIS and have been using various algorithms like [MAX ("june2000", "july2000" , "...
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### Higher NDVI than SAVI [duplicate]

I have calculated NDVI and SAVI for landsat-8 image. But I am getting higher value of NDVI than SAVI Can you tell me reason for this NDVI=0.46 SAVI=0.34 Specific band pixel values are toa b4- 0.130 ...
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### EVI and NDVI range value

I've used a Landsat 8 image for vegetation analysis in an urban area. I've got a large maximum number of EVI value as shown in this image: Is this normal in calculating EVI and NDVI? Because I know ...
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### Generating NDVI with multi channel images?

I have a 6 channel proprietary camera and I need to create a NDVI map. I created a map from each band, so now I have 6 files each one on a different band width. How can I proceed now using QGIS?
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### How to compute the conditional function and output binary image in GEE?

I am now using Google Earth Engine to process the Landsat 8 images. Now I have calculated NDVI, EVI, mNDWI and generated some maps. I am now want to generate a function based on those indices values, ...
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### Smoothing/interpolating across images in an ImageCollection to remove missing data

I have some code that is working properly to calculate the monthly NDVI averages for the previous two years from a date but I sometimes have missing data in some of the months and I would like to get ...
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### Analyze time series NDVI using bfast

I would like to study a trend of NDVI data for a specific time interval using bfast package. For this final aim, I read about the necessity to convert my data frame into a time series object in R. ...
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### Classifying NDVI image using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am creating a variety of NDVI for different periods in time, so per season for four years. I used the raster calculator on arcgis but i keep getting different max and min values. Do I need to make ...
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### Is it possible to create one single NDVI image out of multiple NDVI images?

I am working with Landsat 8 images to create seasonal NDVI images in QGIS. For all NDVI images I masked the clouds/cloud shadows so there are 4 different NDVI images with different cloud/cloud shadow ...
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### DOY chart in Google Earth Engine

With the following code I am trying to produce a NDVI graph with the days of the year on the x axis (based on this example, 2nd graph). var modisNDVI = ee.ImageCollection ('MODIS/MCD43A4_006_NDVI'); ...
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### Calculating NDVI using Landsat 8- Cloud/Atmospheric Correction

System: Windows 7 Software: Arcmap 10.4.1 Data: Landsat 8, NDVI calculations I am attempting to calculate the NDVI values over my state over a period of 3 months. Naturally, there are going to be ...
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### Landsat level-2 NDVI valid range with saturation

I have Landsat level-2 NDVI tiles I am using in ArcMap 10.4.1.; however, the level-2 NDVI data in ArcMap ranges from -5,189 to +20,000. The spectral image product guide (which I've linked) says that ...
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### Cleaning up polygon generated from NDVI raster

So I have NDVI raster files for about 1000 acres of vineyards we manage. What I have done is created a model that takes the NDVi raster, reclassifies it to isolate out the areas of high vigor, then ...
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### calculate NDVI for several images

I want to calculate NDVI for 50 Landsat 7-TM images . I have done a stack layer for each band of 50 images using envi software and then calculate NDVI for the stack of two bands demanded in NDVI ...
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### Calculating plant proportion Landsat

I have this paper. In equation 2 they are calculating surface emissivity. I want to ask what is 𝑷v plant proportion? https://www.researchgate.net/file.PostFileLoader.html?id=...
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### Getting Landsat NDVI data processed with LEDAPS on USGS earthexplorer

I am trying to download NDVI values from Landsat on the earthexplorer. I read there were higher-quality NDVI series processed with the so-called LEDAPS algorithm. The page from the LEDAPS website ...
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### Remove raster pixel in R

This is the 32 year trend NDVI (raster data) I would like to remove the green grids data by using R (the green pixel value is larger than 0.03) and this one is R code that i use but i cannot remove ...
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### Doubt in MODIS NDVI range [duplicate]

MODIS-NDVI product MOD13Q1 shows range from -1986 to 9976 but NDVI ranges from -1 to 1. What these value means? What do I need to do as corrections? I have attached an image showing MODIS-NDVI ranges ...
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### Matching Decedal Average NDVI and Worldclim Data

Ive never used NDVI (or EVI) datasets in R. Does anyone have any resource I could use to access a decadal average NDVI dataset for the globe. It would be preferable if this dataset was also comparable ...
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### Resampling 30 m NDVI to 5 m in ArcGIS [duplicate]

Is there any easy way to resample 30 meter NDVI from Landsat 8 images to 5 metres? I use raster to point and the interpolation of point to raster using Kriging method. I know that it may not be a ...
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### Classification, change detection and NDVI using landsat 2 (MSS), landsat 5 (TM) and Landsat 7 (ETM)

I have 3 Landsat images for the same area. One in 1972 (landsat 2 mss), one in 1996 (landsat 5 TM) and one in 2010 (landsat 7 ETM). I would like to detect changes in land cover and create diachronic ...
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### Using NDVI along with regular RGB and NIR bands for image classification

Is it plausible to use NDVI along with other regular bands for image classification related data processing? Recently, I came across a comment that RED and NIR band might interfere with NDVI or vice ...
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I tried to find out the lake's area in an image raster - I used NDVI and reclassify then I got a whole value file like this. Is there anyone can tell me how to divide them to each polygon? Or I can ...
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### Pixel wise NDVI calculation in GEE

I have a collection of Landsat images filtered over forest regions of India over a time interval of 6 years(2013 - 2018). I have again filtered this collection such that I have one image per 4 months, ...
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### Dictionary.toArray: Unable to convert dictionary to array, key 'NDVI' has a null value

I am trying to reduce a region by clipping an image from copernicus to get NDVI and then calculate a Kc value. However, Once I use a polygon I imported with the "Draw a Shape" tool, the calculations ...