NOAA Office of Satellite and Product Operations

Please Note:  

GOES-15 supplemental operations ended on March 2, 2020. The distribution of GOES-15 satellite products has been discontinued.

To view imagery from the operational GOES East (GOES-16) and GOES West (GOES-17) satellites, users may visit https://www.star.nesdis.noaa.gov/goes/.

Global Vegetation Index (GVI) Products

The third generation polar Global Vegetation Index (GVI) products are used for monitoring the density and vigor of green vegetation. Useful applications of GVI products include classifying land cover, estimating crop acreage, and detecting plant stress.

The GVI products now online are weekly composites, and have a resolution of about 16 km. Also available are the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index, Fractional Vegetation, and the Precipitable Water Index products.

Product links:
• Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI)
• Fractional Vegetation
• Precipitable Water Index