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Table 2 Multi-band water indexes

From: Near infrared band of Landsat 8 as water index: a case study around Cordova and Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu, Philippines

Author Formula Landsat-8 Bands
McFeeters [1] NDWI = (Green − NIR)/(Green + NIR) Band 2: Blue
Band 3: Green
Band 4: Red
Band 5: NIR
Band 6: SWIR1
Band 7: SWIR2
Rogers and Kearney [2] NDWI = (Red − SWIR1)/(Red + SWIR1)
Xu [3] MNDWI = (Green − SWIR1)/(Green + SWIR1)
Feyisa et al. [4] AWEInsh = 4(Green − SWIR1) − (0.25(NIR) + 2.75(SWIR2))
AWEIsh = Blue + 2.5(Green) − 1.5(NIR + SWIR1) − 0.25(SWIR2)