Information for Sensor and Index

Formula

General Formula a · NIR - a · RED - b RED + a · NIR - a · b
Specific Formula a · near_infrared - a · red - b red + a · near_infrared - a · b
Calculated Automatic
Comment

Sensor

Name SPOT 5
Full Name Système Probatoire d’Observation de la Terre, später: Satellite Pour l’Observation de la Terre
Bands 5
Spectrum [nm] 480-1750
Spat.Res. [m] 2.5-20
Inclination 98.7
Platform SPOT
Operator CNES (Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales)
Date of Launch 2002-05-04
Comment Stereo capability
Usable for Indices yes
Description

Index

Name Transformed Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index 2
Abbreviation TSAVI
Formula a · NIR - a · RED - b RED + a · NIR - a · b
Variables
Expl. of Variables
Wavelengths 640:760,780:1400
Source Original formula
Description Eiden, G., Dreiser, C., Gesell, G., König, T.: Large Scale Monitoring of Rangeland Vegetation Using NOAA/11 AVHRR LAC Data. Range Management Handbook of Kenya, 1991, Vol. 3/4, Nairobi, Oberpfaffenhofen

References

Nr. Author/Title Year Comment
1 Thenkabail, P. S.; Smith, R. B.; De Pauw, E. - Evaluation of narrowband and broadband vegetation indices for determining optimal hyperspectral wavebands for agricultural crop characterization 2002

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