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Table 3 Parameters of PROSPECT and SAIL

From: Method for accurate multi-growth-stage estimation of fractional vegetation cover using unmanned aerial vehicle remote sensing

Models Parameter Symbol Value or ranges Units
PROSPECT Leaf structure index N 1.5
Chlorophyll a + b content Cab 5:5:50 μg/cm2
Carotenoid content Car 0 μg/cm2
Brown pigments Cbrown 0
Equivalent water thickness Cw 0.02 cm
Dry matter content Cm 0.01 g/cm2
SAIL Leaf area index LAI 0.01, 0.5, 1, 1.5,
2, 3, 4, 6, 10
m2/m2
Hot spot effect hspot 0.5
Average leaf inclination angle ALIA 45  
Solar zenith angle tts 20  
Observer zenith angle tto 0  
Soil moisture factor psoil 0.5
Azimuth psi 90  
  1. – represents dimension-less variable