Estimation of Land Surface Biophysical Variables

  1. Shunlin Liang

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/047172372X.ch8

Quantitative Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces

Quantitative Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces

How to Cite

Liang, S. (2005) Estimation of Land Surface Biophysical Variables, in Quantitative Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/047172372X.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 1 DEC 2003

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Remote Sensing

Book Series Editors:

  1. Jin Au Kong

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471281665

Online ISBN: 9780471723721

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Keywords:

  • surface reflectance;
  • fractional photosynthetically active radiation (FPAR);
  • leaf area index (LAI);
  • optimization inversion;
  • digital numbers (DNs)

Summary

This chapter includes the following topics:

  • Statistical Methods

  • Optimization Inversion Method

  • Generic Algorithm (GA)

  • Lookup Table Methods

  • Hybrid Inversion Methods

  • Comparisons of Different Inversion Methods

  • Summary