Farm - NDVI Mapping

The Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) is a numerical indicator that uses the visible and near-infrared bands of the electromagnetic spectrum, and is adopted to analyze remote sensing measurements and assess whether the target being observed contains live green vegetation or not.

This close up image show the early season plant growth.

This close up image show the early season plant growth.

The same image in NDVI format allows an easy look at high and low plant density and quality.

The same image in NDVI format allows an easy look at high and low plant density and quality.

This overall paddock image shows obvious signs of good and poor respective plant health enabling the farmer to investigate and potentially improve crop yield by altering seeding, irrigation etc.

This overall paddock image shows obvious signs of good and poor respective plant health enabling the farmer to investigate and potentially improve crop yield by altering seeding, irrigation etc.

The elevation overlay for this paddock gives some clues to the crop health.  Blue areas being 'lower' in elevation than 'red' which is higher.  This particular map has an 11 metre difference between highest and lowest points.

The elevation overlay for this paddock gives some clues to the crop health.  Blue areas being 'lower' in elevation than 'red' which is higher.  This particular map has an 11 metre difference between highest and lowest points.