Landsat and SPOT Spectral Band Applications

Landsat and SPOT Spectral Band Applications
(in microns)

Table 6 from Counterspace Operations for Information Dominance by James G. Lee, Oct 1994, AU Press
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Landsat		    SPOT	Application		  .

.45-.52				Coastal water mapping,	  .
 (Blue light)			soil/vegetation differen- .
				tiation, deciduous/	  .
				coniferous differentiation.

.52-.60		  .50-.59	Green reflectance from	  .
 (Green light)			healthy vegetation,	  .
				iron content in rocks	  .
				and soil		  .

.63-.69		  .61-.68	Chlorophyll absorption for.
 (Red light)			plant differentiation	  .

.76-.90		  .79-.89	Biomass survey, water	  .
 (Near-Infrared)		body delineation	  .

.80-1.1				Crop vigor		  .
 (Mid-Infrared)						  .

1.55-1.75	 1.58-1.75	Plant moisture content,   .
 (Mid-Infrared)			cloud/snow differentiation.

2.08-2.35			Soil analysis		  .
 (Mid-Infrared)						  .

10.4-12.5			Thermal mapping, soil	  .
 (Thermal Infrared)		moisture		  .