Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-20812
Malenovský, Z; Mishra, K B; Zemek, F; Rascher, U; Nedbal, L (2009). Scientific and technical challenges in remote sensing of plant canopy reflectance and fluorescence. Journal of Experimental Botany, 60(11):2987-3004.
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State-of-the-art optical remote sensing of vegetation canopies is reviewed here to stimulate support from laboratory and ﬁeld plant research. This overview of recent satellite spectral sensors and the methods used to retrieve remotely quantitative biophysical and biochemical characteristics of vegetation canopies shows that there have been substantial advances in optical remote sensing over the past few decades. Nevertheless, adaptation and transfer of currently available ﬂuorometric methods aboard air- and space-borne platforms can help to eliminate errors and uncertainties in recent remote sensing data interpretation. With this perspective, red and blue-green ﬂuorescence emission as measured in the laboratory and ﬁeld is reviewed. Remotely sensed plant ﬂuorescence signals have the potential to facilitate a better understanding of vegetation photosynthetic dynamics and primary production on a large scale. The review summarizes several scientiﬁc challenges that still need to be resolved to achieve
operational ﬂuorescence based remote sensing approaches.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||07 Faculty of Science > Institute of Geography|
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||910 Geography & travel|
|Deposited On:||02 Oct 2009 12:15|
|Last Modified:||09 Jul 2012 03:53|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
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