Indices for radar data

Modified on Thu, 11 Jan 2024 at 10:52 AM

For radar data the following indices are available:


  • DpRVIVV: The Dual-Polarised Radar Vegetation VV Index is a normalised index that can be used with Sentinel 1 to indicate the presence of vegetation.
  • DpRVIHH: The Dual-Polarised Radar Vegetation HH Index is a normalised index that can be used with PALSAR and Radarsat to indicate the presence of vegetation.
  • VH-VV Ratio: The simple VV/VH ratio (in linear units) is effective at highlighting the location of vegetation in Sentinel 1 data.  
  • HV-HH Ratio: The simple HV-HH Ratio (in linear units) is effective at highlighting the location of vegetation in PALSAR and Radarsat data.  

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