INCREASING ACCURACY VALUE IN THE ESTIMATES OF CARBON STOCK BY USING VEGETATION INDEX FROM ALOS AVNIR 2 SATELLITE IMAGERY

DOI: https://doi.org/10.14710/geoplanning.3.1.1-14

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Published: 30-04-2016
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The existence of carbon stock began to be noticed by the public, especially after the global warming phenomenon, because one of the causes of global warming is the increasing amount of carbon in the atmosphere. There are several approaches that can be used to calculate carbon stocks, one of which is through remote sensing. In the study of carbon stocks in Meru Betiri National Park Indonesia, the vegetation index from ALOS-AVNIR satellite imagery is used to estimate carbon reserves by finding an exact equation. If it uses the Modified Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index (MSAVI) only, the correlation value is 0.49. Meanwhile, if Infrared Percentage Vegetation Index (IPVI) is used, the correlation value is 0.47. However, if some vegetation indices such as Soil-Adjusted Vegetation Index (SAVI), Normalize Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) and Ratio Vegetation Index (RVI) are combined, the correlation value of the equation is 0.63. The comparison showed that by combining several variables of vegetation indices will increase the value of the correlation equation significantly.

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Accuracy Value; Carbon Stock; Vegetation Index; ALOS AVNIR; Meru Betiri

  1. Irland Fardani 
    Bandung Islamic University (UNISBA), Indonesia
  2. Soni Darmawan 
    National Institute of Technology, Indonesia
  3. Dudung M Hakim 
    Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia
  4. Agung Budi Harto 
    Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia
  5. Ketut Wikantika 
    Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia
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