Environmental Data Records


Vegetation senescing

Vegetation carotenoid

Vegetation browning

Soil background

Green peak

Total chlorophyll in vegetation

Maximum chlorophyll absorption

Position of red edge

Leaf Area Index (LAI)

Edge of the Near-Infrared (NIR) plateau


LAI and protein

Lignin, starch and forest above ground biomass. Snow/ice/cloud separation.

Assessment of vegetation conditions. Distinction of clay soils for the monitoring of soil erosion. Distinction between live biomass, dead biomass and soil, e.g. for burn scars mapping.

Imagery and


Water vapor absorption reference

Atmospheric correction aerosol scattering

Consolidation of atmospheric corrections/fluorescence baseline

Retrieval of aerosol load and type

Detection of thin cirrus for atmospheric correction