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Formula

General Formula 800nm - 670nm 800nm + 670nm + L ( 1 + L )
Specific Formula VNIR_Band3N - VNIR_Band2 VNIR_Band3N + VNIR_Band2 + L ( 1 + L )
Calculated Automatic
Comment

Sensor

Name ASTER
Full Name Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer
Bands 15
Spectrum [nm] 520-11650
Spat.Res. [m] 15-90
Inclination 98.3
Platform
Operator NASA
Date of Launch 1999-12-18
Comment
Usable for Indices yes
Description

Index

Name Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index
Abbreviation SAVI
Formula 800nm - 670nm 800nm + 670nm + L ( 1 + L )
Variables L = 0,5
Expl. of Variables L = 0,5 (between -0,9 and 1,6)
Wavelengths 670,800
Source Original formula
Description

References

Nr. Author/Title Year Comment
1 Bastiaanssen, Wim G. M.; Molden, David J.; Makin, Ian W. - Remote sensing for irrigated agriculture: examples from research and possible applications 2000
2 Gitelson, A. A.; Kaufman, Y. J.; Stark, R.; Rundquist, D. - Novel algorithms for remote estimation of vegetation fraction 2002
3 Glenn, E. P.; Nagler, P. L.; Huete, A. R. - Vegetation Index Methods for Estimating Evapotranspiration by Remote Sensing 2010
4 Heiskanen, J. - Estimating aboveground tree biomass and leaf area index in a mountain birch forest using ASTER satellite data 2006
5 Huete, A. R.; Hua, G.; Qi, J.; Chehbouni, A.; van Leeuwen, W. J. D. - Normalization of multidirectional red and NIR reflectances with the SAVI 1992
6 Karnieli, A.; Kaufman, Y. J.; Remer, L.; Wald, A. - AFRI - aerosol free vegetation index 2001
7 Zarco-Tejada P.J.; Sepulcre-Cantó, G. - REMOTE SENSING OF VEGETATION BIOPHYSICAL PARAMETERS FOR DETECTING STRESS CONDITION AND LAND COVER CHANGES 2007

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