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Formula

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

Sensor

Name LandsatTM (Landsat4,5)
Full Name Landsat Thematic Mapper
Bands 7
Spectrum [nm] 450-12500
Spat.Res. [m] 30-120
Inclination 0
Platform Landsat
Operator NASA / USGS
Date of Launch 1984-03-01
Comment
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., K├Ânig, 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 Schmidt, H.; Karnieli, A. - Sensitivity of vegetation indices to substrate brightness in hyper-arid environment: The Makhtesh Ramon Crater (Israel) case study 2001
2 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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