10-days Fraction of Vegetation Cover - Metop

Abstract:
Fractional Vegetation Cover (FVC) defines an important structural property of a plant canopy, which corresponds to the complement to unity of the gap fraction at nadir direction, accounting for the amount of vegetation distributed in a horizontal perspective. FVC is related with the partition between soil and vegetation contribution for emissivity and temperature. This property is necessary for describing land surface processes and surface parameterisation schemes used for climate and weather forecasting. Unlike FAPAR, FVC does not depend on variables such as the geometry of illumination being thus a good alternative to vegetation indices for monitoring Earth’s green vegetation.

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