Information for Sensor and Index

Formula

General Formula NIR RED + b a
Specific Formula 5 14 + b a
Calculated Automatic
Comment

Sensor

Name MODIS
Full Name Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
Bands 36
Spectrum [nm] 405-14385
Spat.Res. [m] 250-1000
Inclination 0
Platform Terra / Aqua
Operator NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Date of Launch 1999-12-18
Comment Terra: Date of launch: 18 December 1999 - operating nominally in 2012 Aqua: Date of launch: 4 May 2002 - operating nominally in 2012
Usable for Indices yes
Description

Index

Name Soil-adjusted vegetation index 2
Abbreviation SAVI2
Formula NIR RED + b a
Variables
Expl. of Variables The actual gain (a) and intercept (b) values of the soil line rather than assuming them to be 1 and 0, respectively
Wavelengths 640:760,780:1400
Source Original formula
Description

References

Nr. Author/Title Year Comment
1 Qi, J.; Chehbouni, A.; Huete, A. R.; Kerr, Y. H.; Sorooshian, S. - A modified soil adjusted vegetation index 1994

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