Information for Sensor and Index

Formula

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

Sensor

Name SPOT 4
Full Name Système Probatoire d’Observation de la Terre, später: Satellite Pour l’Observation de la Terre
Bands 5
Spectrum [nm] 500-1750
Spat.Res. [m] 10-20
Inclination 0
Platform SPOT
Operator CNES (Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales)
Date of Launch 1998-04-24
Comment Stereo capability
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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