Evapotranpiration estimates from vegetation indices

  1. J.A. Martínez Pérez
  2. Sandra Gabriela García Galiano
  3. Alain Baille

Publisher: Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena

ISBN: 978-84-608-5399-2

Year of publication: 2016

Pages: 209-212

Congress: Workshop on Agri-Food Research for young researchers (4. 2015. Cartagena)

Type: Conference paper


This work presents a method for estimating the actual transpiration (ETa) of land surfaces from data provided by Earth Observation satellites (MODIS Terra). The method uses a vegetation index (EVI, Enhanced Vegetation Index) and air temperature data. It was validated with ground measurements of ETa performed by the ...