Sensor: CZCS

CZCS

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Basic information

Name CZCS
Full Name Coastal Zone Colour Scanner
Bands 6
Spectrum [nm] 433-12500
Spat.Res. [m] 825-825
Inclination 0
Orbit Height 955
Orbit Type
Platform American Nimbus-7
Operator
Date of Launch 1978-10-24
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
1 433 443 453 20 825 Visible blue for chlorophyll absorption
2 510 520 530 20 825 Visible green for chlorophyll correlation
3 540 550 560 20 825 Visible yellow for salinity
4 660 670 680 20 825 Visible orange / red for aerosol absorption
5 700 750 800 100 825 Very near infra-red for land and cloud detection
6 10500 11500 12500 2000 825 Infra-red for surface temperature

Indices

Nr. Name Specific Formula Calculated Comment
1 Anthocyanin reflectance index 1 3 - 1 5 Automatic
2 Ashburn Vegetation Index 2.0 5 - 4 Automatic
3 Blue-wide dynamic range vegetation index ( 0.1 5 - 1 ) 0.1 · 5 - 1 Automatic
4 Chlorophyll Absorption Ratio Index 5 4 4 Automatic
5 Chlorophyll Absorption Ratio Index 2 | ( ( 5 - 3 ) 5 - 3 ) ( 5 - 3 ) 5 - 3 | - 3 Automatic
6 Chlorophyll Green 5 3 3 Automatic
7 Chlorophyll Index Green 5 2 - 1 Automatic
8 Coloration Index ( 5 - 1 ) 5 - 1 Automatic
9 Corrected Transformed Vegetation Index ( ( ( 5 - 2 ) 5 - 2 ) ( 5 - 2 ) 5 - 2 ) ( ( 5 - 2 ) 5 - 2 ) ( 5 - 2 ) 5 - 2 Automatic
10 CRI550 2 ( -1 ) -1 Automatic
11 CRI700 2 ( -1 ) -1 Automatic
12 Datt4 4 3 · 5 · 5 Automatic
13 Difference 800/550 5 - 3 Automatic
14 Difference 800/680 5 - 4 Automatic
15 Difference NIR/Green 5 - 2 Automatic
16 Differenced Vegetation Index MSS 2.4 5 - 4 Automatic
17 EPI a · 4 3 · 5 · 5 Automatic
18 Ferric iron, Fe3+ 4 3 Automatic
19 Green leaf index ( 2 2 - 5 - 1 ) 2 · 2 - 5 - 1 Automatic
20 Green Normalized Difference Vegetation Index ( 5 - 3 ) 5 - 3 Automatic
21 Green Optimized Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index ( 5 - 2 ) 5 - 2 Automatic
22 Green Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index ( 5 - 2 ) 5 - 2 Automatic
23 Green-Blue NDVI ( 5 - ( 2 + 1 ) 2 + 1 ) 5 - ( 2 + 1 ) 2 + 1 Automatic
24 Hue arctan ( ( 2 5 - 2 - 1 ) 2 · 5 - 2 - 1 ) · 5 - 2 - 1 Automatic
25 Intensity 1 30.5 30.5 Automatic
26 Inverse reflectance 550 3 ( -1 ) -1 Automatic
27 Inverse reflectance 700 5 ( -1 ) -1 Automatic
28 Leaf Water Content Index log ( 1 - ( 5 - MIDIR ) 5 - MIDIR ) - ( 5 - MIDIR ) 5 - MIDIR Automatic
29 mCRIG ( 2 ( -1 ) -1 ) 2 ( -1 ) -1 Automatic
30 mND680 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
31 Modified Chlorophyll Absorption in Reflectance Index ( ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 ) ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
32 Modified Chlorophyll Absorption in Reflectance Index 1 1.2 ( 2.5 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 ) 2.5 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
33 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
34 Modified NDVI ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
35 Modified Simple Ratio ( 5 - 1 ) 5 - 1 Automatic
36 Modified Simple Ratio 670,800 5 4 - 1 4 - 1 Automatic
37 Modified Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index hyper ( 0.5 ) 0.5 Automatic
38 Modified Triangular Vegetation Index 1 1.2 ( 1.2 ( 5 - 3 ) 5 - 3 ) 1.2 ( 5 - 3 ) 5 - 3 Automatic
39 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
40 Normalized Difference 550/450 ( 3 - 1 ) 3 - 1 Automatic
41 Normalized Difference 550/530 ( 3 - 2 ) 3 - 2 Automatic
42 Normalized Difference 750/550 ( 5 - 3 ) 5 - 3 Automatic
43 Normalized Difference 750/660 ( 750660 ) 750660 Automatic
44 Normalized Difference 750/680 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
45 Normalized Difference 774/677 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
46 Normalized Difference 780/550 ( 5 - 3 ) 5 - 3 Automatic
47 Normalized Difference 782/666 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
48 Normalized Difference 790/670 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
49 Normalized Difference 800/550 ( 5 - 3 ) 5 - 3 Automatic
50 Normalized Difference 800/675 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
51 Normalized Difference 800/680 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
52 Normalized Difference Green/Red ( 2 - 5 ) 2 - 5 Automatic
53 Normalized Difference NIR/Blue ( 5 - 1 ) 5 - 1 Automatic
54 Normalized Difference NIR/Green ( 5 - 2 ) 5 - 2 Automatic
55 Normalized Difference NIR/Red ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
56 Normalized Difference Red/Green ( 5 - 2 ) 5 - 2 Automatic
57 Optimized Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index ( 1 + 0.16 ) 1 + 0.16 Automatic
58 Perpendicular Vegetation Index 1 a2 + 1 2 + 1 a2 + 1 2 + 1 Automatic
59 Ratio Analysis of Reflectance Spectra A1 4 5 5 Automatic
60 Ratio Analysis of Reflectance Spectra A2 4 5 5 Automatic
61 Ratio Analysis of Reflectance Spectra A3 4 5 5 Automatic
62 Ratio Analysis of Reflectance Spectra A4 4 5 5 Automatic
63 RDVI ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
64 Red edge 1 5 4 Automatic
65 Red edge 2 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
66 Reflectance at the inflexion point ( 4 + 5 ) 4 + 5 Automatic
67 Renormalized Difference Vegetation Index ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
68 Shape Index ( 2 5 - 2 - 1 ) 2 · 5 - 2 - 1 Automatic
69 Simple Ratio 440/740 1 5 Automatic
70 Simple Ratio 450/550 1 3 Automatic
71 Simple Ratio 520/670 2 4 Automatic
72 Simple Ratio 520/760 2 5 Automatic
73 Simple Ratio 542/750 3 5 Automatic
74 Simple Ratio 550/670 3 4 Automatic
75 Simple Ratio 550/680 3 4 Automatic
76 Simple Ratio 550/760 3 5 Automatic
77 Simple Ratio 550/800 3 5 Automatic
78 Simple Ratio 554/677 3 4 Automatic
79 Simple Ratio 556/750 3 5 Automatic
80 Simple Ratio 672/550 4 3 Automatic
81 Simple Ratio 672/708 4 5 Automatic
82 Simple Ratio 674/553 4 3 Automatic
83 Simple Ratio 675/555 4 3 Automatic
84 Simple Ratio 675/700 4 5 Automatic
85 Simple Ratio 675/705 4 5 Automatic
86 Simple Ratio 678/750 4 5 Automatic
87 Simple Ratio 700 1 5 Automatic
88 Simple Ratio 700/670 5 4 Automatic
89 Simple Ratio 710/670 5 4 Automatic
90 Simple Ratio 750/550 5 3 Automatic
91 Simple Ratio 750/555 5 3 Automatic
92 Simple Ratio 774/677 5 4 Automatic
93 Simple Ratio 800/550 5 3 Automatic
94 Simple Ratio 800/670 5 4 Automatic
95 Simple Ratio 800/675 5 4 Automatic
96 Simple Ratio 800/680 5 4 Automatic
97 Simple Ratio NIR/G 5 2 Automatic
98 Simple Ratio Red/Blue 5 1 Automatic
99 Simple Ratio Red/Green 5 2 Automatic
100 Simple Ratio SWIRI/NIR SWIRI 5 Automatic
101 Single Band 550 3 Automatic
102 Single Band 555 3 Automatic
103 Single Band 660 4 Automatic
104 Single Band 670 4 Automatic
105 Single Band 675 4 Automatic
106 Single Band 680 4 Automatic
107 Single Band 700 5 Automatic
108 Single Band 703 5 Automatic
109 Single Band 705 5 Automatic
110 Single Band 720 5 Automatic
111 Single Band 735 5 Automatic
112 Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
113 Soil and Atmospherically Resistant Vegetation Index ( 1 + L ) 1 + L Automatic
114 Soil Background Line 5 - 2.4 4 Automatic
115 Spectral Polygon Vegetation Index 0.4 ( 3.7 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 ) 3.7 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
116 Structure Intensive Pigment Index 1 ( 5 - 1 ) 5 - 1 Automatic
117 Transformed Chlorophyll Absorbtion Ratio 3 ( ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 ) ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
118 Transformed Vegetation Index ( ( ( 5 - 2 ) 5 - 2 ) ( 5 - 2 ) 5 - 2 ) ( ( 5 - 2 ) 5 - 2 ) ( 5 - 2 ) 5 - 2 - 2 Automatic
119 Triangular chlorophyll index 1.2 ( 5 - 3 ) 5 - 3 Automatic
120 Triangular Vegetation Index 0.5 ( 120 ( 5 - 3 ) 5 - 3 ) 120 ( 5 - 3 ) 5 - 3 Automatic
121 Vegetation Index 700 ( 5 - 4 ) 5 - 4 Automatic
122 Visible Atmospherically Resistant Indices RedEdge ( 5 - 4 ) 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:

Anthocyanin reflectance index

Ashburn Vegetation Index

Blue-wide dynamic range vegetation index

Chlorophyll Absorption Ratio Index

Chlorophyll Absorption Ratio Index 2

Chlorophyll Green

Chlorophyll Index Green

Coloration Index

Corrected Transformed Vegetation Index

CRI550

CRI700

Datt4

Difference 800/550

Difference 800/680

Difference NIR/Green

Differenced Vegetation Index MSS

EPI

Ferric iron, Fe3+

Green leaf index

Green Normalized Difference Vegetation Index

Green Optimized Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index

Green Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index

Green-Blue NDVI

Hue

Intensity

Inverse reflectance 550

Inverse reflectance 700

Leaf Water Content Index

mCRIG

mND680

Modified Chlorophyll Absorption in 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 Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index hyper

Modified Triangular Vegetation Index 1

Modified Triangular Vegetation Index 2

Normalized Difference 550/450

Normalized Difference 550/530

Normalized Difference 750/550

Normalized Difference 750/660

Normalized Difference 750/680

Normalized Difference 774/677

Normalized Difference 780/550

Normalized Difference 782/666

Normalized Difference 790/670

Normalized Difference 800/550

Normalized Difference 800/675

Normalized Difference 800/680

Normalized Difference Green/Red

Normalized Difference NIR/Blue

Normalized Difference NIR/Green

Normalized Difference NIR/Red

Normalized Difference Red/Green

Optimized Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index

Perpendicular Vegetation Index

Ratio Analysis of Reflectance Spectra A1

Ratio Analysis of Reflectance Spectra A2

Ratio Analysis of Reflectance Spectra A3

Ratio Analysis of Reflectance Spectra A4

RDVI

Red edge 1

Red edge 2

Reflectance at the inflexion point

Renormalized Difference Vegetation Index

Shape Index

Simple Ratio 440/740

Simple Ratio 450/550

Simple Ratio 520/670

Simple Ratio 520/760

Simple Ratio 542/750

Simple Ratio 550/670

Simple Ratio 550/680

Simple Ratio 550/760

Simple Ratio 550/800

Simple Ratio 554/677

Simple Ratio 556/750

Simple Ratio 672/550

Simple Ratio 672/708

Simple Ratio 674/553

Simple Ratio 675/555

Simple Ratio 675/700

Simple Ratio 675/705

Simple Ratio 678/750

Simple Ratio 700

Simple Ratio 700/670

Simple Ratio 710/670

Simple Ratio 750/550

Simple Ratio 750/555

Simple Ratio 774/677

Simple Ratio 800/550

Simple Ratio 800/670

Simple Ratio 800/675

Simple Ratio 800/680

Simple Ratio NIR/G

Simple Ratio Red/Blue

Simple Ratio Red/Green

Simple Ratio SWIRI/NIR

Single Band 550

Single Band 555

Single Band 660

Single Band 670

Single Band 675

Single Band 680

Single Band 700

Single Band 703

Single Band 705

Single Band 720

Single Band 735

Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index

Soil and Atmospherically Resistant Vegetation Index

Soil Background Line

Spectral Polygon Vegetation Index

Structure Intensive Pigment Index 1

Transformed Chlorophyll Absorbtion Ratio

Transformed Vegetation Index

Triangular chlorophyll index

Triangular Vegetation Index

Vegetation Index 700

Visible Atmospherically Resistant Indices RedEdge

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