Comparative Study on NDVI with RVI for Estimated Area and Class Distribution


  • I Made Yuliara Udayana University, Denpasar, Indonesia
  • Ni Nyoman Ratini Udayana University, Denpasar, Indonesia
  • I Gde Antha Kasmawan Udayana University, Denpasar, Indonesia


class distribution, comparative study, estimated area, NDVI, RVI


This study aims to determine the differences and comparison of the results of the estimated area, the distribution of clove vegetation using the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) and Ratio Vegetation Index (RVI) and to choose a vegetation index that is more suitable for clove vegetation analysis in Buleleng district, Bali. The method used is to compare statistically descriptive area and distribution class produced by the NDVI and RVI models with area data from the Forestry and Plantation Service (FPS), Buleleng regency, Bali in 2014, amounting to 7622.32 ha. The estimated area of ??clove vegetation by the NDVI model was 7852.68 ha and the RVI model was 7669.44 ha. There is an estimated difference in the area of ??clove vegetation of 183.24 ha and a difference in the broad class category of 2453.85 ha for the Rare class (NDVI > RVI) category, for the Medium class of 1611.45 ha (RVI > NDVI), and for the Dense class of 659.16 ha (RVI > NDVI). Comparison of the area with FPS data obtained 97.07% for the NDVI model and 99.39% for the RVI model. This shows that the RVI model vegetation index is more suitable for use in the estimation of the area and class of clove vegetation distribution in Buleleng regency, Bali.


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Yuliara, I. M., Ratini, N. N., & Kasmawan, I. G. A. (2019). Comparative Study on NDVI with RVI for Estimated Area and Class Distribution. International Journal of Physical Sciences and Engineering, 3(2), 12–20.



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