Sensor: ASTER

ASTER

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Basic information

Name ASTER
Full Name Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer
Bands 15
Spectrum [nm] 520-11650
Spat.Res. [m] 15-90
Inclination 98.3
Orbit Height 705
Orbit Type
Platform
Operator NASA
Date of Launch 1999-12-18
status
Comment
Usable for Indices yes
Description

Bands/Channels

Bands
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Nr. Name Start WL Middle WL End WL Sp.Rg. Spat. Res. Comment
1 VNIR_Band1 520 560 600 80 15
2 VNIR_Band2 630 660 690 60 15
3 VNIR_Band3N 760 810 860 100 15 Nadir
4 VNIR_Band3B 760 810 860 100 15 Backward
5 SWIR_Band4 1600 1650 1700 100 30
6 SWIR_Band5 2145 2165 2185 40 30
7 SWIR_Band6 2185 2205 2225 40 30
8 SWIR_Band7 2235 2300 2365 130 30
9 SWIR_Band8 2295 2330 2365 70 30
10 SWIR_Band9 2360 2395 2430 70 30
11 TIR_Band10 8125 8300 8475 350 90
12 TIR_Band11 8475 8650 8825 350 90
13 TIR_Band12 8925 9100 9275 350 90
14 TIR_Band13 10250 10600 10950 700 90
15 TIR_Band14 10950 11300 11650 700 90

Indices

Nr. Name Specific Formula Calculated Comment
1 Adjusted transformed soil-adjusted VI 1.22 ( VNIR_Band3N - 1.22 VNIR_Band2 - 0.03 ) VNIR_Band3N - 1.22 VNIR_Band2 - 0.03 Automatic
2 Aerosol free vegetation index 1600 ( VNIR_Band3N - 0.66 SWIR_Band4 VNIR_Band3N + 0.66 SWIR_Band4 + 0.66 SWIR_Band4 ) VNIR_Band3N - 0.66 SWIR_Band4 VNIR_Band3N + 0.66 SWIR_Band4 + 0.66 SWIR_Band4 Automatic
3 Alteration SWIR_Band4 SWIR_Band5 Automatic
4 Alunite/Kaolinite/Pyrophylite ( SWIR_Band4 + SWIR_Band6 ) SWIR_Band4 + SWIR_Band6 Automatic
5 Amphibole SWIR_Band6 SWIR_Band8 Automatic
6 Amphibole / MgOH ( SWIR_Band6 + SWIR_Band9 ) SWIR_Band6 + SWIR_Band9 Automatic
7 Ashburn Vegetation Index 2.0 VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
8 Atmospherically Resistant Vegetation Index 2 -0.18 + 1.17 ( ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
9 Basic Degree Index - SIO2 TIR_Band12 TIR_Band13 Automatic
10 Canopy Chlorophyll Content Index ( ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
11 Carbonate TIR_Band13 TIR_Band14 Automatic
12 Carbonate/Chlorite/Epidote ( SWIR_Band7 + SWIR_Band9 ) SWIR_Band7 + SWIR_Band9 Automatic
13 Chlorophyll Green VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band1 VNIR_Band1 Automatic
14 Chlorophyll Index Green VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band1 - 1 Automatic
15 Chlorophyll IndexRedEdge VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band2 - 1 Automatic
16 Chlorophyll Red-Edge VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band2 VNIR_Band2 Automatic
17 Chlorophyll vegetation index VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band2 VNIR_Band12 Automatic
18 Clay ( SWIR_Band5 · SWIR_Band7 ) SWIR_Band5 · SWIR_Band7 Automatic
19 Corrected Transformed Vegetation Index ( ( ( VNIR_Band2 - VNIR_Band1 ) VNIR_Band2 - VNIR_Band1 ) ( VNIR_Band2 - VNIR_Band1 ) VNIR_Band2 - VNIR_Band1 ) ( ( VNIR_Band2 - VNIR_Band1 ) VNIR_Band2 - VNIR_Band1 ) ( VNIR_Band2 - VNIR_Band1 ) VNIR_Band2 - VNIR_Band1 Automatic
20 Difference 800/550 VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band1 Automatic
21 Difference 800/680 VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
22 Difference 833/658 VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
23 Difference NIR/Green VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band1 Automatic
24 Differenced Vegetation Index MSS 2.4 VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
25 Disease water stress index ( VNIR_Band3N + VNIR_Band1 ) VNIR_Band3N + VNIR_Band1 Automatic
26 Disease-Water Stress Index 5 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band1 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band1 Automatic
27 Dolomite ( SWIR_Band6 + SWIR_Band8 ) SWIR_Band6 + SWIR_Band8 Automatic
28 Enhanced Vegetation Index 2 2.5 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
29 Enhanced Vegetation Index 2 2.4 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
30 Epidote/Chlorite/Amphibole ( SWIR_Band6 + SWIR_Band9 ) SWIR_Band6 + SWIR_Band9 Automatic
31 Ferric iron, Fe2+ SWIR_Band5 VNIR_Band3N + VNIR_Band1 VNIR_Band2 Automatic
32 Ferric iron, Fe3+ VNIR_Band2 VNIR_Band1 Automatic
33 Ferric Oxides SWIR_Band4 VNIR_Band3N Automatic
34 Ferrous iron SWIR_Band5 VNIR_Band3N + VNIR_Band1 VNIR_Band2 Automatic
35 Ferrous Silicates SWIR_Band5 SWIR_Band4 Automatic
36 Global Environment Monitoring Index ( ( 2 ( VNIR_Band3N2 - VNIR_Band22 ) VNIR_Band3N2 - VNIR_Band22 ) 2 · ( VNIR_Band3N2 - VNIR_Band22 ) VNIR_Band3N2 - VNIR_Band22 ) ( 2 ( VNIR_Band3N2 - VNIR_Band22 ) VNIR_Band3N2 - VNIR_Band22 ) 2 · ( VNIR_Band3N2 - VNIR_Band22 ) VNIR_Band3N2 - VNIR_Band22 Automatic
37 Global Vegetation Moisture Index ( ( VNIR_Band3N + 0.1 ) VNIR_Band3N + 0.1 ) ( VNIR_Band3N + 0.1 ) VNIR_Band3N + 0.1 Automatic
38 Gossan SWIR_Band4 VNIR_Band2 Automatic
39 Green Normalized Difference Vegetation Index ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band1 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band1 Automatic
40 Green Optimized Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band1 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band1 Automatic
41 Green Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band1 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band1 Automatic
42 Green-Red NDVI ( VNIR_Band3N - ( VNIR_Band1 + VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band1 + VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - ( VNIR_Band1 + VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band1 + VNIR_Band2 Automatic
43 Host Rock SWIR_Band5 SWIR_Band6 Automatic
44 Ideal vegetation index ( VNIR_Band3N - b ) VNIR_Band3N - b Automatic
45 Infrared percentage vegetation index VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band3N + VNIR_Band2 + VNIR_Band2 VNIR_Band3N + VNIR_Band2 + VNIR_Band2 Automatic
46 Inverse reflectance 550 VNIR_Band1 ( -1 ) -1 Automatic
47 Kaolinitic SWIR_Band7 SWIR_Band5 Automatic
48 Laterite SWIR_Band4 SWIR_Band5 Automatic
49 Leaf Water Content Index log ( 1 - ( VNIR_Band3N - MIDIR ) VNIR_Band3N - MIDIR ) - ( VNIR_Band3N - MIDIR ) VNIR_Band3N - MIDIR Automatic
50 Log Ratio log ( VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band2 Automatic
51 mCRIRE ( VNIR_Band1 ( -1 ) -1 ) VNIR_Band1 ( -1 ) -1 Automatic
52 Mid-infrared vegetation index VNIR_Band3N SWIR_Band4 Automatic
53 Modified anthocyanin reflectance index ( VNIR_Band1 ( -1 ) -1 ) VNIR_Band1 ( -1 ) -1 Automatic
54 Modified Chlorophyll Absorption in Reflectance Index 1 1.2 ( 2.5 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) 2.5 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
55 Modified Chlorophyll Absorption in Reflectance Index 2 ( 1.5 ( 2.5 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) 2.5 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) 1.5 · ( 2.5 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) 2.5 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
56 Modified Simple Ratio 670,800 VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band2 - 1 VNIR_Band2 - 1 Automatic
57 Modified Simple Ratio NIR/RED VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band2 VNIR_Band2 VNIR_Band2 Automatic
58 Modified Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index ( 2 VNIR_Band3N + 1 - ( 2 VNIR_Band3N + 1 ) 2 · VNIR_Band3N + 1 · VNIR_Band3N + 1 ) 2 · VNIR_Band3N + 1 - ( 2 VNIR_Band3N + 1 ) 2 · VNIR_Band3N + 1 · VNIR_Band3N + 1 Automatic
59 Modified Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index hyper ( 0.5 ) 0.5 Automatic
60 Modified Triangular Vegetation Index 1 1.2 ( 1.2 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band1 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band1 ) 1.2 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band1 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band1 Automatic
61 Modified Triangular Vegetation Index 2 ( 1.5 ( 1.2 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band1 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band1 ) 1.2 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band1 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band1 ) 1.5 · ( 1.2 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band1 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band1 ) 1.2 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band1 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band1 Automatic
62 Muscovite SWIR_Band7 SWIR_Band6 Automatic
63 Nonlinear vegetation index ( VNIR_Band3N2 - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N2 - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
64 Norm G VNIR_Band1 VNIR_Band3N + VNIR_Band2 + VNIR_Band1 + VNIR_Band2 + VNIR_Band1 Automatic
65 Norm NIR VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band3N + VNIR_Band2 + VNIR_Band1 + VNIR_Band2 + VNIR_Band1 Automatic
66 Norm R VNIR_Band2 VNIR_Band3N + VNIR_Band2 + VNIR_Band1 + VNIR_Band2 + VNIR_Band1 Automatic
67 Normalized Difference 550/650 ( VNIR_Band1 - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band1 - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
68 Normalized Difference 682/553 ( VNIR_Band2 - VNIR_Band1 ) VNIR_Band2 - VNIR_Band1 Automatic
69 Normalized Difference 774/677 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
70 Normalized Difference 780/550 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band1 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band1 Automatic
71 Normalized Difference 782/666 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
72 Normalized Difference 790/670 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
73 Normalized Difference 800/1675 ( VNIR_Band3N - SWIR_Band4 ) VNIR_Band3N - SWIR_Band4 Automatic
74 Normalized Difference 800/2170 ( VNIR_Band3N - SWIR_Band5 ) VNIR_Band3N - SWIR_Band5 Automatic
75 Normalized Difference 800/550 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band1 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band1 Automatic
76 Normalized Difference 800/635 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
77 Normalized Difference 800/650 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
78 Normalized Difference 800/675 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
79 Normalized Difference 800/680 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
80 Normalized Difference 819/1600 ( VNIR_Band3N - SWIR_Band4 ) VNIR_Band3N - SWIR_Band4 Automatic
81 Normalized Difference 819/1649 ( VNIR_Band3N - SWIR_Band4 ) VNIR_Band3N - SWIR_Band4 Automatic
82 Normalized Difference 820/1600 ( VNIR_Band3N - SWIR_Band4 ) VNIR_Band3N - SWIR_Band4 Automatic
83 Normalized Difference 827/668 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
84 Normalized Difference 833/1649 ( VNIR_Band3N - SWIR_Band4 ) VNIR_Band3N - SWIR_Band4 Automatic
85 Normalized Difference 833/658 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
86 Normalized Difference 860/1640 ( VNIR_Band3N - SWIR_Band4 ) VNIR_Band3N - SWIR_Band4 Automatic
87 Normalized Difference Green/Red ( VNIR_Band1 - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band1 - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
88 Normalized Difference MIR/NIR ( SWIR_Band5 - VNIR_Band3N ) SWIR_Band5 - VNIR_Band3N Automatic
89 Normalized Difference NIR/Green ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band1 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band1 Automatic
90 Normalized Difference NIR/MIR ( VNIR_Band3N - SWIR_Band6 ) VNIR_Band3N - SWIR_Band6 Automatic
91 Normalized Difference NIR/Red ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
92 Normalized Difference NIR/Rededge ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
93 Normalized Difference NIR/SWIR ( VNIR_Band3N - SWIR_Band6 ) VNIR_Band3N - SWIR_Band6 Automatic
94 Normalized Difference Red/Green ( VNIR_Band2 - VNIR_Band1 ) VNIR_Band2 - VNIR_Band1 Automatic
95 Normalized Difference Salinity Index ( SWIR_Band4 - SWIR_Band5 ) SWIR_Band4 - SWIR_Band5 Automatic
96 Normalized Difference Vegetation Index 690-710 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
97 Normalized Difference Vegetation Index C ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
98 Optimized Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index ( 1 + 0.16 ) 1 + 0.16 Automatic
99 Perpendicular Vegetation Index 1 a2 + 1 2 + 1 a2 + 1 2 + 1 Automatic
100 Phengitic SWIR_Band5 SWIR_Band6 Automatic
101 Quartz Rich Rocks TIR_Band14 TIR_Band12 Automatic
102 Ratio Analysis of Reflectance Spectra A3 VNIR_Band2 VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band3N Automatic
103 Ratio Analysis of Reflectance Spectra A4 VNIR_Band2 VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band3N Automatic
104 RDVI ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
105 RDVI2 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
106 Reduced Simple Ratio VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band2 · MIRmax - SWIR_Band6 MIRmax - MIRmin Automatic
107 Reflectance at the inflexion point ( VNIR_Band2 + VNIR_Band3N ) VNIR_Band2 + VNIR_Band3N Automatic
108 Renormalized Difference Vegetation Index ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
109 SAVImir ( VNIR_Band3N - SWIR_Band6 ) VNIR_Band3N - SWIR_Band6 Automatic
110 Sericite/Muscovite/Illite/Smecite ( SWIR_Band5 + SWIR_Band7 ) SWIR_Band5 + SWIR_Band7 Automatic
111 Silica 1 TIR_Band11 TIR_Band10 Automatic
112 Silica 2 TIR_Band11 TIR_Band12 Automatic
113 Silica 3 TIR_Band13 TIR_Band10 Automatic
114 Silica 4 ( TIR_Band11 · TIR_Band11 ) TIR_Band11 · TIR_Band11 Automatic
115 Siliceous Rocks ( TIR_Band11 · TIR_Band11 ) TIR_Band11 · TIR_Band11 Automatic
116 Simple Ratio 1600/820 SWIR_Band4 VNIR_Band3N Automatic
117 Simple Ratio 1650/2218 SWIR_Band4 SWIR_Band6 Automatic
118 Simple Ratio 1660/550 SWIR_Band4 VNIR_Band1 Automatic
119 Simple Ratio 1660/680 SWIR_Band4 VNIR_Band2 Automatic
120 Simple Ratio 520/670 VNIR_Band1 VNIR_Band2 Automatic
121 Simple Ratio 520/760 VNIR_Band1 VNIR_Band3N Automatic
122 Simple Ratio 550/670 VNIR_Band1 VNIR_Band2 Automatic
123 Simple Ratio 550/680 VNIR_Band1 VNIR_Band2 Automatic
124 Simple Ratio 550/760 VNIR_Band1 VNIR_Band3N Automatic
125 Simple Ratio 550/800 VNIR_Band1 VNIR_Band3N Automatic
126 Simple Ratio 554/677 VNIR_Band1 VNIR_Band2 Automatic
127 Simple Ratio 560/658 VNIR_Band1 VNIR_Band2 Automatic
128 Simple Ratio 672/550 VNIR_Band2 VNIR_Band1 Automatic
129 Simple Ratio 674/553 VNIR_Band2 VNIR_Band1 Automatic
130 Simple Ratio 675/555 VNIR_Band2 VNIR_Band1 Automatic
131 Simple Ratio 774/677 VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band2 Automatic
132 Simple Ratio 800/1660 VNIR_Band3N SWIR_Band4 Automatic
133 Simple Ratio 800/1675 VNIR_Band3N SWIR_Band4 Automatic
134 Simple Ratio 800/2170 VNIR_Band3N SWIR_Band5 Automatic
135 Simple Ratio 800/550 VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band1 Automatic
136 Simple Ratio 800/600 VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band1 Automatic
137 Simple Ratio 800/635 VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band2 Automatic
138 Simple Ratio 800/650 VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band2 Automatic
139 Simple Ratio 800/670 VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band2 Automatic
140 Simple Ratio 800/675 VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band2 Automatic
141 Simple Ratio 800/680 VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band2 Automatic
142 Simple Ratio 801/550 VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band1 Automatic
143 Simple Ratio 801/670 VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band2 Automatic
144 Simple Ratio 810/560 VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band1 Automatic
145 Simple Ratio 833/1649 VNIR_Band3N SWIR_Band4 Automatic
146 Simple Ratio 833/658 VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band2 Automatic
147 Simple Ratio 860/550 VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band1 Automatic
148 Simple Ratio MIR/NIR SWIR_Band6 VNIR_Band3N Automatic
149 Simple Ratio MIR/Red SWIR_Band6 VNIR_Band2 Automatic
150 Simple Ratio MIR/SWIR SWIR_Band6 SWIR_Band6 Automatic
151 Simple Ratio NIR/G VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band1 Automatic
152 Simple Ratio NIR/MIR VNIR_Band3N SWIR_Band6 Automatic
153 Simple Ratio NIR/RED VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band2 Automatic
154 Simple Ratio NIR/Rededge VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band2 Automatic
155 Simple Ratio Red/Green VNIR_Band2 VNIR_Band1 Automatic
156 Simple Ratio Red/NIR VNIR_Band2 VNIR_Band3N Automatic
157 Simple Ratio SWIRI/NIR SWIRI VNIR_Band3N Automatic
158 Single Band 1690 SWIR_Band4 Automatic
159 Single Band 2180 SWIR_Band5 Automatic
160 Single Band 2218 SWIR_Band6 Automatic
161 Single Band 2240 SWIR_Band7 Automatic
162 Single Band 2250 SWIR_Band7 Automatic
163 Single Band 2270 SWIR_Band7 Automatic
164 Single Band 2280 SWIR_Band7 Automatic
165 Single Band 2300 SWIR_Band7 Automatic
166 Single Band 2310 SWIR_Band7 Automatic
167 Single Band 2320 SWIR_Band8 Automatic
168 Single Band 2340 SWIR_Band8 Automatic
169 Single Band 2350 SWIR_Band8 Automatic
170 Single Band 550 VNIR_Band1 Automatic
171 Single Band 555 VNIR_Band1 Automatic
172 Single Band 635 VNIR_Band2 Automatic
173 Single Band 640 VNIR_Band2 Automatic
174 Single Band 655 VNIR_Band2 Automatic
175 Single Band 660 VNIR_Band2 Automatic
176 Single Band 670 VNIR_Band2 Automatic
177 Single Band 675 VNIR_Band2 Automatic
178 Single Band 680 VNIR_Band2 Automatic
179 Single Band 801 VNIR_Band3N Automatic
180 Single Band 850 VNIR_Band3N Automatic
181 SiO2 TIR_Band13 TIR_Band12 Automatic
182 Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
183 Soil and Atmospherically Resistant Vegetation Index ( 1 + L ) 1 + L Automatic
184 Soil and Atmospherically Resistant Vegetation Index 3 ( 1 + 0 ,5 ) 1 + 0 ,5 Automatic
185 Soil Background Line VNIR_Band3N - 2.4 VNIR_Band2 Automatic
186 Soil Composition Index ( SWIR_Band4 - VNIR_Band3N ) SWIR_Band4 - VNIR_Band3N Automatic
187 Soil-adjusted vegetation index 2 VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band2 + b a + b a Automatic
188 Specific Leaf Area Vegetation Index VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band2 + SWIR_Band6 + SWIR_Band6 Automatic
189 Spectral Polygon Vegetation Index 0.4 ( 3.7 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) 3.7 ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
190 SQRT(IR/R) VNIR_Band3N VNIR_Band2 VNIR_Band2 Automatic
191 Transformed NDVI ( VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 - VNIR_Band2 Automatic
192 Transformed Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index ( B ( VNIR_Band3N - B · VNIR_Band2 - A ) VNIR_Band3N - B · VNIR_Band2 - A ) B ( VNIR_Band3N - B · VNIR_Band2 - A ) VNIR_Band3N - B · VNIR_Band2 - A Automatic
193 Transformed Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index 2 ( a · VNIR_Band3N - a · VNIR_Band2 - b ) a · VNIR_Band3N - a · VNIR_Band2 - b Automatic
194 Transformed Vegetation Index ( ( ( VNIR_Band2 - VNIR_Band1 ) VNIR_Band2 - VNIR_Band1 ) ( VNIR_Band2 - VNIR_Band1 ) VNIR_Band2 - VNIR_Band1 ) ( ( VNIR_Band2 - VNIR_Band1 ) VNIR_Band2 - VNIR_Band1 ) ( VNIR_Band2 - VNIR_Band1 ) VNIR_Band2 - VNIR_Band1 - VNIR_Band1 Automatic
195 Weighted Difference Vegetation Index VNIR_Band3N - a · VNIR_Band2 Automatic
196 Wide Dynamic Range Vegetation Index ( 0.1 VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 ) 0.1 · VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 Automatic

Applications

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

References

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9 Hewson, Rob D.; Cudahy, T. J.; Huntington, J. F. - Geologic and alteration mapping at Mt Fitton, South Australia, using ASTER satellite-borne data 2001
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16 Rowan, L.C.; Mars, J.C. - Lithologic mapping in the Mountain Pass, California area using Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) data 2003
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Visualisation of Indices

Sensor:

Indices:

Adjusted transformed soil-adjusted VI

Aerosol free vegetation index 1600

Alteration

Alunite/Kaolinite/Pyrophylite

Amphibole

Amphibole / MgOH

Ashburn Vegetation Index

Atmospherically Resistant Vegetation Index 2

Basic Degree Index - SIO2

Canopy Chlorophyll Content Index

Carbonate

Carbonate/Chlorite/Epidote

Chlorophyll Green

Chlorophyll Index Green

Chlorophyll IndexRedEdge

Chlorophyll Red-Edge

Chlorophyll vegetation index

Clay

Corrected Transformed Vegetation Index

Difference 800/550

Difference 800/680

Difference 833/658

Difference NIR/Green

Differenced Vegetation Index MSS

Disease water stress index

Disease-Water Stress Index 5

Dolomite

Enhanced Vegetation Index 2

Enhanced Vegetation Index 2

Epidote/Chlorite/Amphibole

Ferric iron, Fe2+

Ferric iron, Fe3+

Ferric Oxides

Ferrous iron

Ferrous Silicates

Global Environment Monitoring Index

Global Vegetation Moisture Index

Gossan

Green Normalized Difference Vegetation Index

Green Optimized Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index

Green Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index

Green-Red NDVI

Host Rock

Ideal vegetation index

Infrared percentage vegetation index

Inverse reflectance 550

Kaolinitic

Laterite

Leaf Water Content Index

Log Ratio

mCRIRE

Mid-infrared vegetation index

Modified anthocyanin reflectance index

Modified Chlorophyll Absorption in Reflectance Index 1

Modified Chlorophyll Absorption in Reflectance Index 2

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

Muscovite

Nonlinear vegetation index

Norm G

Norm NIR

Norm R

Normalized Difference 550/650

Normalized Difference 682/553

Normalized Difference 774/677

Normalized Difference 780/550

Normalized Difference 782/666

Normalized Difference 790/670

Normalized Difference 800/1675

Normalized Difference 800/2170

Normalized Difference 800/550

Normalized Difference 800/635

Normalized Difference 800/650

Normalized Difference 800/675

Normalized Difference 800/680

Normalized Difference 819/1600

Normalized Difference 819/1649

Normalized Difference 820/1600

Normalized Difference 827/668

Normalized Difference 833/1649

Normalized Difference 833/658

Normalized Difference 860/1640

Normalized Difference Green/Red

Normalized Difference MIR/NIR

Normalized Difference NIR/Green

Normalized Difference NIR/MIR

Normalized Difference NIR/Red

Normalized Difference NIR/Rededge

Normalized Difference NIR/SWIR

Normalized Difference Red/Green

Normalized Difference Salinity Index

Normalized Difference Vegetation Index 690-710

Normalized Difference Vegetation Index C

Optimized Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index

Perpendicular Vegetation Index

Phengitic

Quartz Rich Rocks

Ratio Analysis of Reflectance Spectra A3

Ratio Analysis of Reflectance Spectra A4

RDVI

RDVI2

Reduced Simple Ratio

Reflectance at the inflexion point

Renormalized Difference Vegetation Index

SAVImir

Sericite/Muscovite/Illite/Smecite

Silica 1

Silica 2

Silica 3

Silica 4

Siliceous Rocks

Simple Ratio 1600/820

Simple Ratio 1650/2218

Simple Ratio 1660/550

Simple Ratio 1660/680

Simple Ratio 520/670

Simple Ratio 520/760

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 774/677

Simple Ratio 800/1660

Simple Ratio 800/1675

Simple Ratio 800/2170

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 833/1649

Simple Ratio 833/658

Simple Ratio 860/550

Simple Ratio MIR/NIR

Simple Ratio MIR/Red

Simple Ratio MIR/SWIR

Simple Ratio NIR/G

Simple Ratio NIR/MIR

Simple Ratio NIR/RED

Simple Ratio NIR/Rededge

Simple Ratio Red/Green

Simple Ratio Red/NIR

Simple Ratio SWIRI/NIR

Single Band 1690

Single Band 2180

Single Band 2218

Single Band 2240

Single Band 2250

Single Band 2270

Single Band 2280

Single Band 2300

Single Band 2310

Single Band 2320

Single Band 2340

Single Band 2350

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

SiO2

Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index

Soil and Atmospherically Resistant Vegetation Index

Soil and Atmospherically Resistant Vegetation Index 3

Soil Background Line

Soil Composition Index

Soil-adjusted vegetation index 2

Specific Leaf Area Vegetation Index

Spectral Polygon Vegetation Index

SQRT(IR/R)

Transformed NDVI

Transformed Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index

Transformed Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index 2

Transformed Vegetation Index

Weighted Difference Vegetation Index

Wide Dynamic Range Vegetation Index

List of Sensors