Sensor: ALOS

ALOS

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Basic information

Name ALOS
Full Name Advanced Land Observation Satellite
Bands 6
Spectrum [nm] 0-890
Spat.Res. [m] 0-10
Inclination 98.2
Orbit Height 697
Orbit Type Sun Synchronous Sub-Recurrent Orbit
Platform
Operator JAXA's Earth Observation Research and Application Center (Japan)
Date of Launch 2006-01-24
status
Comment
Usable for Indices yes
Description

Bands/Channels

Bands
zoom Bands

Nr. Name Start WL Middle WL End WL Sp.Rg. Spat. Res. Comment
1 PAN 520 645 770 7181 2.5
2 420 460 500 80 10
3 520 560 600 80 10
4 610 650 690 80 10
5 760 825 890 130 10
6 SAR-L 0 0 0 0 0 Frequenzy (GHz) 1.3, Resolution (m) 10 and 100

Indices

Nr. Name Specific Formula Calculated Comment
1 Adjusted transformed soil-adjusted VI 1.22 ( 5 - 1.22 4 - 0.03 ) 5 - 1.22 4 - 0.03 Automatic
2 Ashburn Vegetation Index 2.0 5 - 4 Automatic
3 Atmospherically Resistant Vegetation Index ( 5 - 4 - y ( 4 - 2 ) 4 - 2 ) 5 - 4 - y ( 4 - 2 ) 4 - 2 Automatic
4 Atmospherically Resistant Vegetation Index 2 -0.18 + 1.17 ( ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 ) ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
5 Blue-wide dynamic range vegetation index ( 0.1 5 - 2 ) 0.1 · 5 - 2 Automatic
6 Canopy Chlorophyll Content Index ( ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 ) ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
7 Chlorophyll Green 5 3 3 Automatic
8 Chlorophyll Index Green 5 3 - 1 Automatic
9 Chlorophyll IndexRedEdge 5 4 - 1 Automatic
10 Chlorophyll Red-Edge 5 4 4 Automatic
11 Chlorophyll vegetation index 5 4 32 Automatic
12 Coloration Index ( 4 - 2 ) 4 - 2 Automatic
13 Corrected Transformed Vegetation Index ( ( ( 4 - 3 ) 4 - 3 ) ( 4 - 3 ) 4 - 3 ) ( ( 4 - 3 ) 4 - 3 ) ( 4 - 3 ) 4 - 3 Automatic
14 Difference 678/500 4 - 2 Automatic
15 Difference 800/550 5 - 3 Automatic
16 Difference 800/680 5 - 4 Automatic
17 Difference 833/658 5 - 4 Automatic
18 Difference NIR/Green 5 - 3 Automatic
19 Differenced Vegetation Index MSS 2.4 5 - 4 Automatic
20 Enhanced Vegetation Index 2.5 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
21 Enhanced Vegetation Index 2 2.5 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
22 Enhanced Vegetation Index 2 2.4 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
23 Ferric iron, Fe3+ 4 3 Automatic
24 Global Environment Monitoring Index ( ( 2 ( 52 - 42 ) 52 - 42 ) 2 · ( 52 - 42 ) 52 - 42 ) ( 2 ( 52 - 42 ) 52 - 42 ) 2 · ( 52 - 42 ) 52 - 42 Automatic
25 Green atmospherically resistant vegetation index ( 5 - ( 3 - ( 2 - 4 ) 2 - 4 ) 3 - ( 2 - 4 ) 2 - 4 ) 5 - ( 3 - ( 2 - 4 ) 2 - 4 ) 3 - ( 2 - 4 ) 2 - 4 Automatic
26 Green leaf index ( 2 3 - 4 - 2 ) 2 · 3 - 4 - 2 Automatic
27 Green Normalized Difference Vegetation Index ( 5 - 3 ) 5 - 3 Automatic
28 Green Optimized Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index ( 5 - 3 ) 5 - 3 Automatic
29 Green Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index ( 5 - 3 ) 5 - 3 Automatic
30 Green-Blue NDVI ( 5 - ( 3 + 2 ) 3 + 2 ) 5 - ( 3 + 2 ) 3 + 2 Automatic
31 Green-Red NDVI ( 5 - ( 3 + 4 ) 3 + 4 ) 5 - ( 3 + 4 ) 3 + 4 Automatic
32 Hue arctan ( ( 2 4 - 3 - 2 ) 2 · 4 - 3 - 2 ) · 4 - 3 - 2 Automatic
33 Ideal vegetation index ( 5 - b ) 5 - b Automatic
34 Infrared percentage vegetation index 5 5 + 4 + 4 5 + 4 + 4 Automatic
35 Intensity 1 30.5 30.5 Automatic
36 Inverse reflectance 550 3 ( -1 ) -1 Automatic
37 Log Ratio log ( 5 4 ) 4 Automatic
38 mCRIRE ( 3 ( -1 ) -1 ) 3 ( -1 ) -1 Automatic
39 mND680 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
40 Modified anthocyanin reflectance index ( 3 ( -1 ) -1 ) 3 ( -1 ) -1 Automatic
41 Modified Chlorophyll Absorption in Reflectance Index 1 1.2 ( 2.5 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 ) 2.5 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
42 Modified Chlorophyll Absorption in Reflectance Index 2 ( 1.5 ( 2.5 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 ) 2.5 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 ) 1.5 · ( 2.5 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 ) 2.5 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
43 Modified NDVI ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
44 Modified Simple Ratio ( 5 - 2 ) 5 - 2 Automatic
45 Modified Simple Ratio 670,800 5 4 - 1 4 - 1 Automatic
46 Modified Simple Ratio NIR/RED 5 4 4 4 Automatic
47 Modified Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index ( 2 5 + 1 - ( 2 5 + 1 ) 2 · 5 + 1 · 5 + 1 ) 2 · 5 + 1 - ( 2 5 + 1 ) 2 · 5 + 1 · 5 + 1 Automatic
48 Modified Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index hyper ( 0.5 ) 0.5 Automatic
49 Modified Triangular Vegetation Index 1 1.2 ( 1.2 ( 5 - 3 ) 5 - 3 ) 1.2 ( 5 - 3 ) 5 - 3 Automatic
50 Modified Triangular Vegetation Index 2 ( 1.5 ( 1.2 ( 5 - 3 ) 5 - 3 ) 1.2 ( 5 - 3 ) 5 - 3 ) 1.5 · ( 1.2 ( 5 - 3 ) 5 - 3 ) 1.2 ( 5 - 3 ) 5 - 3 Automatic
51 Nonlinear vegetation index ( 52 - 4 ) 52 - 4 Automatic
52 Norm G 3 5 + 4 + 3 + 4 + 3 Automatic
53 Norm NIR 5 5 + 4 + 3 + 4 + 3 Automatic
54 Norm R 4 5 + 4 + 3 + 4 + 3 Automatic
55 Normalized Difference 550/450 ( 3 - 2 ) 3 - 2 Automatic
56 Normalized Difference 550/650 ( 3 - 4 ) 3 - 4 Automatic
57 Normalized Difference 680/430 ( 4 - 2 ) 4 - 2 Automatic
58 Normalized Difference 682/553 ( 4 - 3 ) 4 - 3 Automatic
59 Normalized Difference 774/677 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
60 Normalized Difference 780/550 ( 5 - 3 ) 5 - 3 Automatic
61 Normalized Difference 782/666 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
62 Normalized Difference 790/670 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
63 Normalized Difference 800/470 ( 5 - 2 ) 5 - 2 Automatic
64 Normalized Difference 800/500 ( 5 - 2 ) 5 - 2 Automatic
65 Normalized Difference 800/550 ( 5 - 3 ) 5 - 3 Automatic
66 Normalized Difference 800/635 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
67 Normalized Difference 800/650 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
68 Normalized Difference 800/675 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
69 Normalized Difference 800/680 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
70 Normalized Difference 827/668 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
71 Normalized Difference 833/658 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
72 Normalized Difference Green/Red ( 3 - 4 ) 3 - 4 Automatic
73 Normalized Difference NIR/Blue ( 5 - 2 ) 5 - 2 Automatic
74 Normalized Difference NIR/Green ( 5 - 3 ) 5 - 3 Automatic
75 Normalized Difference NIR/Red ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
76 Normalized Difference NIR/Rededge ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
77 Normalized Difference Red/Green ( 4 - 3 ) 4 - 3 Automatic
78 Normalized Difference Vegetation Index 690-710 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
79 Optimized Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index ( 1 + 0.16 ) 1 + 0.16 Automatic
80 Pan NDVI ( 5 - ( 3 + 4 + 2 ) 3 + 4 + 2 ) 5 - ( 3 + 4 + 2 ) 3 + 4 + 2 Automatic
81 Ratio Analysis of Reflectance Spectra A3 4 5 5 Automatic
82 Ratio Analysis of Reflectance Spectra A4 4 5 5 Automatic
83 Ratio Analysis of Reflectance Spectra C1 5 2 2 Automatic
84 Ratio Analysis of Reflectance Spectra C2 5 2 2 Automatic
85 Ratio Analysis of Reflectance Spectra C3 5 2 2 Automatic
86 Ratio Analysis of Reflectance Spectra C4 5 2 2 Automatic
87 RDVI ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
88 RDVI2 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
89 Red-Blue NDVI ( 5 - ( 4 + 2 ) 4 + 2 ) 5 - ( 4 + 2 ) 4 + 2 Automatic
90 Reflectance at the inflexion point ( 4 + 5 ) 4 + 5 Automatic
91 Renormalized Difference Vegetation Index ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
92 Shape Index ( 2 4 - 3 - 2 ) 2 · 4 - 3 - 2 Automatic
93 Simple Ratio 430/680 2 4 Automatic
94 Simple Ratio 440/690 2 4 Automatic
95 Simple Ratio 450/550 2 3 Automatic
96 Simple Ratio 450/690 2 4 Automatic
97 Simple Ratio 520/420 3 2 Automatic
98 Simple Ratio 520/670 3 4 Automatic
99 Simple Ratio 520/760 3 5 Automatic
100 Simple Ratio 550/420 3 2 Automatic
101 Simple Ratio 550/670 3 4 Automatic
102 Simple Ratio 550/680 3 4 Automatic
103 Simple Ratio 550/760 3 5 Automatic
104 Simple Ratio 550/800 3 5 Automatic
105 Simple Ratio 554/677 3 4 Automatic
106 Simple Ratio 560/658 3 4 Automatic
107 Simple Ratio 672/550 4 3 Automatic
108 Simple Ratio 674/553 4 3 Automatic
109 Simple Ratio 675/555 4 3 Automatic
110 Simple Ratio 760/500 5 2 Automatic
111 Simple Ratio 774/677 5 4 Automatic
112 Simple Ratio 800/470 5 2 Automatic
113 Simple Ratio 800/500 5 2 Automatic
114 Simple Ratio 800/550 5 3 Automatic
115 Simple Ratio 800/600 5 3 Automatic
116 Simple Ratio 800/635 5 4 Automatic
117 Simple Ratio 800/650 5 4 Automatic
118 Simple Ratio 800/670 5 4 Automatic
119 Simple Ratio 800/675 5 4 Automatic
120 Simple Ratio 800/680 5 4 Automatic
121 Simple Ratio 801/550 5 3 Automatic
122 Simple Ratio 801/670 5 4 Automatic
123 Simple Ratio 810/560 5 3 Automatic
124 Simple Ratio 833/658 5 4 Automatic
125 Simple Ratio 860/550 5 3 Automatic
126 Simple Ratio NIR/G 5 3 Automatic
127 Simple Ratio NIR/RED 5 4 Automatic
128 Simple Ratio NIR/Rededge 5 4 Automatic
129 Simple Ratio Pigment Index 2 4 Automatic
130 Simple Ratio Red/Blue 4 2 Automatic
131 Simple Ratio Red/Green 4 3 Automatic
132 Simple Ratio Red/NIR 4 5 Automatic
133 Single Band 430 2 Automatic
134 Single Band 460 2 Automatic
135 Single Band 470 2 Automatic
136 Single Band 495 2 Automatic
137 Single Band 550 3 Automatic
138 Single Band 555 3 Automatic
139 Single Band 635 4 Automatic
140 Single Band 640 4 Automatic
141 Single Band 655 4 Automatic
142 Single Band 660 4 Automatic
143 Single Band 670 4 Automatic
144 Single Band 675 4 Automatic
145 Single Band 680 4 Automatic
146 Single Band 801 5 Automatic
147 Single Band 850 5 Automatic
148 Single Band 885 5 Automatic
149 Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
150 Soil and Atmospherically Resistant Vegetation Index ( 1 + L ) 1 + L Automatic
151 Soil and Atmospherically Resistant Vegetation Index 2 2, 5 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
152 Soil and Atmospherically Resistant Vegetation Index 3 ( 1 + 0 ,5 ) 1 + 0 ,5 Automatic
153 Soil Background Line 5 - 2.4 4 Automatic
154 Soil-adjusted vegetation index 2 5 4 + b a + b a Automatic
155 Spectral Polygon Vegetation Index 0.4 ( 3.7 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 ) 3.7 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
156 SQRT(IR/R) 5 4 4 Automatic
157 Structure Intensive Pigment Index 1 ( 5 - 2 ) 5 - 2 Automatic
158 Structure Intensive Pigment Index 3 ( 5 - 2 ) 5 - 2 Automatic
159 Transformed NDVI ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 - 4 Automatic
160 Transformed Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index ( B ( 5 - B · 4 - A ) 5 - B · 4 - A ) B ( 5 - B · 4 - A ) 5 - B · 4 - A Automatic
161 Transformed Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index 2 ( a · 5 - a · 4 - b ) a · 5 - a · 4 - b Automatic
162 Transformed Vegetation Index ( ( ( 4 - 3 ) 4 - 3 ) ( 4 - 3 ) 4 - 3 ) ( ( 4 - 3 ) 4 - 3 ) ( 4 - 3 ) 4 - 3 - 3 Automatic
163 Visible Atmospherically Resistant Index Green ( 3 - 4 ) 3 - 4 Automatic
164 Weighted Difference Vegetation Index 5 - a · 4 Automatic
165 Wide Dynamic Range Vegetation Index ( 0.1 5 - 4 ) 0.1 · 5 - 4 Automatic

Applications

Nr. Name
1 Agriculture
2 Agriculture - Crop parameters
3 Agriculture - Crop yield
4 Agriculture - Land management
5 Agriculture - Precision Crop Management
6 Forestry
7 Forestry - Boreal
8 Geology
9 Hyperspectral remote sensing - Red-edge position
10 Metal
11 Metal - Heavy metal contamination
12 Metal - Iron
13 Soil
14 Vegetation
15 Vegetation - Biomass
16 Vegetation - Cellulose
17 Vegetation - Chlorophyll
18 Vegetation - LAI
19 Vegetation - Lignin
20 Vegetation - PAR
21 Vegetation - Starch
22 Vegetation - Stress
23 Vegetation - Vitality
24 Vegetation - Water
25 Vegetation - Water stress

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Visualisation of Indices

Sensor:

Indices:

Adjusted transformed soil-adjusted VI

Ashburn Vegetation Index

Atmospherically Resistant Vegetation Index

Atmospherically Resistant Vegetation Index 2

Blue-wide dynamic range vegetation index

Canopy Chlorophyll Content Index

Chlorophyll Green

Chlorophyll Index Green

Chlorophyll IndexRedEdge

Chlorophyll Red-Edge

Chlorophyll vegetation index

Coloration Index

Corrected Transformed Vegetation Index

Difference 678/500

Difference 800/550

Difference 800/680

Difference 833/658

Difference NIR/Green

Differenced Vegetation Index MSS

Enhanced Vegetation Index

Enhanced Vegetation Index 2

Enhanced Vegetation Index 2

Ferric iron, Fe3+

Global Environment Monitoring Index

Green atmospherically resistant vegetation index

Green leaf index

Green Normalized Difference Vegetation Index

Green Optimized Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index

Green Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index

Green-Blue NDVI

Green-Red NDVI

Hue

Ideal vegetation index

Infrared percentage vegetation index

Intensity

Inverse reflectance 550

Log Ratio

mCRIRE

mND680

Modified anthocyanin reflectance index

Modified Chlorophyll Absorption in Reflectance Index 1

Modified Chlorophyll Absorption in Reflectance Index 2

Modified NDVI

Modified Simple Ratio

Modified Simple Ratio 670,800

Modified Simple Ratio NIR/RED

Modified Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index

Modified Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index hyper

Modified Triangular Vegetation Index 1

Modified Triangular Vegetation Index 2

Nonlinear vegetation index

Norm G

Norm NIR

Norm R

Normalized Difference 550/450

Normalized Difference 550/650

Normalized Difference 680/430

Normalized Difference 682/553

Normalized Difference 774/677

Normalized Difference 780/550

Normalized Difference 782/666

Normalized Difference 790/670

Normalized Difference 800/470

Normalized Difference 800/500

Normalized Difference 800/550

Normalized Difference 800/635

Normalized Difference 800/650

Normalized Difference 800/675

Normalized Difference 800/680

Normalized Difference 827/668

Normalized Difference 833/658

Normalized Difference Green/Red

Normalized Difference NIR/Blue

Normalized Difference NIR/Green

Normalized Difference NIR/Red

Normalized Difference NIR/Rededge

Normalized Difference Red/Green

Normalized Difference Vegetation Index 690-710

Optimized Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index

Pan NDVI

Ratio Analysis of Reflectance Spectra A3

Ratio Analysis of Reflectance Spectra A4

Ratio Analysis of Reflectance Spectra C1

Ratio Analysis of Reflectance Spectra C2

Ratio Analysis of Reflectance Spectra C3

Ratio Analysis of Reflectance Spectra C4

RDVI

RDVI2

Red-Blue NDVI

Reflectance at the inflexion point

Renormalized Difference Vegetation Index

Shape Index

Simple Ratio 430/680

Simple Ratio 440/690

Simple Ratio 450/550

Simple Ratio 450/690

Simple Ratio 520/420

Simple Ratio 520/670

Simple Ratio 520/760

Simple Ratio 550/420

Simple Ratio 550/670

Simple Ratio 550/680

Simple Ratio 550/760

Simple Ratio 550/800

Simple Ratio 554/677

Simple Ratio 560/658

Simple Ratio 672/550

Simple Ratio 674/553

Simple Ratio 675/555

Simple Ratio 760/500

Simple Ratio 774/677

Simple Ratio 800/470

Simple Ratio 800/500

Simple Ratio 800/550

Simple Ratio 800/600

Simple Ratio 800/635

Simple Ratio 800/650

Simple Ratio 800/670

Simple Ratio 800/675

Simple Ratio 800/680

Simple Ratio 801/550

Simple Ratio 801/670

Simple Ratio 810/560

Simple Ratio 833/658

Simple Ratio 860/550

Simple Ratio NIR/G

Simple Ratio NIR/RED

Simple Ratio NIR/Rededge

Simple Ratio Pigment Index

Simple Ratio Red/Blue

Simple Ratio Red/Green

Simple Ratio Red/NIR

Single Band 430

Single Band 460

Single Band 470

Single Band 495

Single Band 550

Single Band 555

Single Band 635

Single Band 640

Single Band 655

Single Band 660

Single Band 670

Single Band 675

Single Band 680

Single Band 801

Single Band 850

Single Band 885

Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index

Soil and Atmospherically Resistant Vegetation Index

Soil and Atmospherically Resistant Vegetation Index 2

Soil and Atmospherically Resistant Vegetation Index 3

Soil Background Line

Soil-adjusted vegetation index 2

Spectral Polygon Vegetation Index

SQRT(IR/R)

Structure Intensive Pigment Index 1

Structure Intensive Pigment Index 3

Transformed NDVI

Transformed Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index

Transformed Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index 2

Transformed Vegetation Index

Visible Atmospherically Resistant Index Green

Weighted Difference Vegetation Index

Wide Dynamic Range Vegetation Index

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