To allow comparison between different band combinations, three other types of band combination of Landsat TM is shown in Figure 2 on the next page.
(Figure 1: Band combination of 5,4,3 of Landsat TM image of Pinjarra Hills. The green represents vegetation, purple is mainly representing urban areas or soil, blue represents the river.)
(Figure 2: Comparison between different band combinations with Landsat TM image. Top left: band 4,3,2. Top right: Band 7,5,4. Bottom left: Band 5,4,3. Bottom right: Band 4,5,3.)
The comparison above emphasise on the reason why the band combination rely on the choice of feature of interest. The different type of band of Landsat TM is sensitive to different biophysical properties of the features on the ground.
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