The INFOR-Model (INvertible FOrest Reflectance Model) is a forest canopy reflectance model. With INFORM it is possible to retrieve essential forest inventory characteristics like crown cover-age and stem density, as well as leaf area index.
ARTMO's INFORM input window.
- Clement Atzberger, Institute of Surveying, Remote Sensing and Land Information (IVFL), Peter-Jordan-Straße 82, 1190 Wien, Austria. (clement.atzberger(at)boku.ac.at )
- Atzberger, C. 2000: Development of an invertible forest reflectance model: The INFOR-Model. In: Buchroithner (Ed.): A decade of trans-european remote sensing cooperation. Proceedings of the 20th EARSeL Symposium Dresden, Germany, 14.-16. June 2000: 39-44.
- Schlerf, M. & Atzberger, C. (2006): Inversion of a forest reflectance model to estimate structural canopy variables from hyperspectral remote sensing data. Remote Sensing of Environment, 100: 281-294
- Schlerf, M., & Atzberger, C. (2012). Vegetation Structure Retrieval in Beech and Spruce Forests Using Spectrodirectional Satellite Data. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 5(1), 8-17.