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Drought Monitoring with NDVI-Based Standardized Vegetation Index

  title={Drought Monitoring with NDVI-Based Standardized Vegetation Index},
  author={Albert J. Peters and Elizabeth A. Walter-Shea and Lei Ji and Andr{\'e}s Vi{\~n}a and Michael J. Hayes and M. D. Svoboda},
  journal={Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing},
Drought is one of the major natural hazards affecting the environment and economy of countries worldwide. Reliance on weather data alone is not sufficient to monitor areas of drought, particularly when these data can be untimely, sparse, and incomplete. Augmenting weather data with satellite images to identify the location and severity of droughts is a must for complete, up-to-date, and comprehensive coverage of current drought conditions. The objective of this research was to standardize, by… Expand

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