SNAP Normalized Band Difference (S2_NormBandDiff)

This service provides a users the ability to choose Sentinel-2 bands for the processing of (Band_A - Band_B)/ (Band_A + Band_B). The default is to use Sentinel-2 Band 8 (Near Infrared) as Band_A and Band 4 (Red) as Band_B (for Sentinel-2 bands see The default band values provide the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI). The NDVI is a widely used vegetation index that measures the photosynthetic activity and is strongly correlated with vegetation density and vitality. Users can choose every available band combination (see link below).

Client: all users

Tags: Sentinel-2, SNAP, Index

Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019

The Normalized Band Difference service is a parallel processing service based on ESA's Sentinel-2 Toolbox. The Service is labeled "S2_NormBandDiff" and is to be found in the Explorer / Services tab of the Food Security TEP GUI.