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Formula

General Formula 2 NIR + 1 - ( 2 NIR + 1 ) 2 - 8 ( NIR - RED ) 2
Specific Formula 2 4 + 1 - ( 2 4 + 1 ) 2 - 8 ( 4 - 2 ) 2
Calculated Automatic
Comment

Sensor

Name LandsatMSS (Landsat1-3)
Full Name Landsat Multispectral Scanner
Bands 4
Spectrum [nm] 500-1100
Spat.Res. [m] 80-80
Inclination 0
Platform Landsat
Operator NASA
Date of Launch 1972-07-23
Comment
Usable for Indices yes
Description

Index

Name Modified Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index
Abbreviation MSAVI
Formula 2 NIR + 1 - ( 2 NIR + 1 ) 2 - 8 ( NIR - RED ) 2
Variables
Expl. of Variables
Wavelengths 640:760,780:1400
Source Original formula
Description

References

Nr. Author/Title Year Comment
1 Bannari, A.; Morin, D.; Bonn, F.; Huete, A. R. - A review of vegetation indices 1995
2 Rondeaux, Geneviève; Steven, Michael; Baret, Frédéric - Optimization of soil-adjusted vegetation indices 1996
3 Schmidt, H.; Karnieli, A. - Sensitivity of vegetation indices to substrate brightness in hyper-arid environment: The Makhtesh Ramon Crater (Israel) case study 2001

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