Public Lab Research note

"543" Landsat band colors - using mid-infrared to detect "permeable" surfaces

by warren | November 17, 2011 18:58 17 Nov 18:58 | #563 | #563

Thanks to Diane Styers for this note. The 5, 4, and 3 bands of the Landsat satellite are a common combination for assessing the permeability of surfaces, for example in a city. This can help assess drainage, heat-island, and agricultural issues.


Thanks Diane! This image shows a great interactive tool created by Ned Horning and team at

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