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Table 1 Different indices combining different spectral bands were tested for statistical association with presence of surface water in step 1 and for correlation with larvae abundance in step 2

From: Utilization of combined remote sensing techniques to detect environmental variables influencing malaria vector densities in rural West Africa

Index Calculation
NDVI [29]
Normalized Difference Vegetation Index
N I R - r e d N I R + r e d
SAVI [30]
Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index
N I R - r e d N I R + r e d * ( 1 + L )
NDPI [24]
Normalized Difference Pond Index
S W I R - g r e e n S W I R + g r e e n
NDWI Gao [31]
Normalized Difference Water Index Gao
N I R - S W I R N I R + S W I R
NDWI Mac Feeters [32]
Normalized Difference Water Index Mac Feeters
g r e e n - N I R g r e e n + N I R
MNDWI Mac Feeters [33]
Modified NDWI Mac Feeters
g r e e n - S W I R g r e e n + S W I R
NDTI [24]
Normalized Difference Turbidity Index
r e d - g r e e n r e d + g r e e n
  1. NIR near infrared; SWIR short wave infrared