thermalband: Thermal band to temperature conversion.

Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s) References Examples

View source: R/thermalband.R

Description

Converts Landsat thermal band DN (TM or ETM+ band 6-1 and 6-2) to temperature using default coefficients from Chander et al. 2009.

Usage

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thermalband(x, band)

Arguments

x

Landsat band 6 Digital Number (DN) in matrix, data frame or SpatialGridDataFrame format.

band

6 for TM; 61 or 62 for the appropriate ETM+ bands. Any other value will fail.

Value

Returns a temperature image in the same format as x.

Author(s)

Sarah Goslee

References

Coefficients from Chander, G., Markham, B.L., Helder, D.L. 2009. Summary of current radiometric calibration coefficients for Landsat MSS, TM, ETM+, and EO-1 ALI sensors. Remote Sensing of Environment 113:893-903.

Examples

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	data(nov61)
	nov.temp1 <- thermalband(nov61, 61)
	image(nov.temp1)

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