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Estimation of the NDVI vegetation index to the Canaan forest using temporal spatial images

By: Ahmed Bahjat Khalaf

Key Words: Remote Sensing, Vegetative Index, NDVI, Forests.

J. Bio. Env. Sci. 12(6), 204-209, June 2018.

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This study was conducted on the Kanaan Forest within the Diyala Governorate between latitude 44°50’33.30”- 44°54”27.58” and 33º39’51.46”-33º34’25.54” and an area of ​​971.51km2. Using 12 satellite images of Landsat 8 satellite OLI_TIRS (row 37 and path 168) for 2015-2016 and 2017 by 4 images per year for the purpose of calculating NDVI values, the study found that there were significant differences for NDVI values ​​ (P-value for t-test was 0.0015, and the chi-square test is 0,0009 and the probability level is 0.05. For the years of study, the highest value of the index NDVI (0.514) was recorded on 12/3/2016 and the lowest value (0.234) on 18/9/2015. There was a difference at the quarterly and annual levels.

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Estimation of the NDVI vegetation index to the Canaan forest using temporal spatial images

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Ahmed Bahjat Khalaf.
Estimation of the NDVI vegetation index to the Canaan forest using temporal spatial images.
J. Bio. Env. Sci. 12(6), 204-209, June 2018.
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