Information for Sensor and Index

Formula

General Formula ( 1 + Y ) 800nm - 670nm 800nm + 670nm + Y
Specific Formula ( 1 + 0.16 ) 3 - 2 3 + 2 + 0.16
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 Optimized Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index
Abbreviation OSAVI
Formula ( 1 + Y ) 800nm - 670nm 800nm + 670nm + Y
Variables Y=0.16
Expl. of Variables mit Y = 0.16
Wavelengths 670,800
Source Original formula
Description

References

Nr. Author/Title Year Comment
1 Rondeaux, Geneviève; Steven, Michael; Baret, Frédéric - Optimization of soil-adjusted vegetation indices 1996

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