Information for Sensor and Index

Formula

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

Sensor

Name LandsatETM+ (Landsat7)
Full Name Landsat Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus
Bands 8
Spectrum [nm] 450-12500
Spat.Res. [m] 15-60
Inclination 98.2
Platform Landsat
Operator NASA / USGS
Date of Launch 1999-04-15
Comment
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 Heiskanen, J. - Estimating aboveground tree biomass and leaf area index in a mountain birch forest using ASTER satellite data 2006

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