Table 2. Characteristics of the Landsat satellite data used.


Image date
(dd-mm-yyyy)
Sun elevation angle Landsat number Scanner† Season Root mean square error
31-10-1972 32 1 MSS Wet 0.49489
08-07-1984 35 5 TM Dry 0.46038
15-08-1986 39 5 MSS Dry 0.45213
02-08-1987 37 5 MSS Dry 0.46662

†TM, Thematic Mapper; MSS, Multispectral Scanner.