Green Chlorophyll Vegetation Index (GCI) - Switzerland [2017, Sentinel-2]

This dataset is an time-serie of Sentinel-2 Analysis Ready Data (ARD)- derived Green Chlorophyll Vegetation Index (GCI) computed from Sentinel-2 data. GCI is used to estimate the content of leaf chlorophyll in various species of plants using the forumla GCI=(b8/b3) – 1. See Gitelson et al. (2003) DOI: 10.1029/2002gl016450 The chlorophyll content reflects the physiological state of vegetation; it decreases in stressed plants and can therefore be used as a measurement of vegetation health. GCI values ranges from -1 to +1. Values are provided as integer and multiplied by 1000 Metrics: annual (_annual) and seasonal (_spring; _summer; _autumn; _winter) mean (_nanmean), standard dev (_nanstd), min (_nanmin), max (_nanmax), median (_nanmedian), and amplitude (_range) Data format: GeoTiff This dataset has been genereated with the Swiss Data Cube (http://www.swissdatacube.ch) in the frame of the ValPar.CH project

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    Swiss Data Cube
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    Dataset
    DOI
    10.26037/yareta:avdkeolymjdj3oechqu5qolgx4
    License
    Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International
    Keywords
    vegetation, sentinel-2, chlorphyll, valpar
Publication date20/09/2022
Retention date17/09/2032
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  • Chatenoux, Bruno orcid
  • Giuliani, Gregory orcid
  • Rodila, Denisa
  • Schweiger, Anna
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