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Vegetation Fraction derived from Oceansat-2 Ocean Color Monitor (OCM)

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Vegetation Fraction (VF) is defined as the percentage or fraction of occupation of vegetation canopy in a given ground area in vertical projection. It is popularly treated as a comprehensive quantitative index in forest management and vegetation communities to monitor respective land cover conditions. This data is derived from Oceansat-2 OCM which operates in eight spectral bands in VNIR bands with 1Km spatial resolution and swath of 1420 kms. This link takes the user to Bhuvan portal of NRSC/ISRO to facilitate download of Vegetation Fraction data of user selected aeras.
Chief Data Officer
Name: Dr. Vinod M Bothale
Group Director, Geoportals & Web GIS Services
Ministry/State/Department: Department of Space
Indian Space Research Organization
National Remote Sensing Centre
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National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), Indian Space Research Organisation, Department of Space, Govt. of India, Balanagar, Hyderabad - 500037