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Regional Studies on Development

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Analysis of evapotranspiration in the catchment of the Nurzec River, Poland using MODIS data

Mateusz Ślązek
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Published Online: 2014-03-31 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/mgrsd-2014-0008

Abstract

The objective of this study is to analyse the spatial diversity and temporal variation of evapotranspiration in the catchment of the Nurzec River in the years 2001-2010. The study is based on MODIS images highlighting monthly accumulated values of evapotranspiration, Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI), and land use categories. Monthly evapotranspiration was calculated for the whole catchment as well as in different land use categories. The study focuses on assessing the relationship between the values of NDVI and evapotranspiration. The annual ET according to MODIS varied from 392 mm to 458 mm. Deciduous broadleaf forests have a higher ET than other land use categories. The analysis shows a strong correlation between monthly ET and NDVI.

Keywords: Evapotranspiration; NDVI; MODIS data; catchment of the Nurzec River

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Published Online: 2014-03-31

Published in Print: 2014-03-01


Citation Information: Miscellanea Geographica - Regional Studies on Development, ISSN (Online) 2084-6118, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/mgrsd-2014-0008.

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© 2014 by Mateusz Ślązek. This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License, which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. BY-NC-ND 3.0

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