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Record number 304238
Title RS-land cover based environmental monitoring in Europe progress report on the applicability of NOAA-AVHRR 1-km data for small scale land cover mapping; final report part 1
Author(s) Mücher, C.A.; Veldkamp, J.G.; Katwijk, V.F. van; Nieuwenhuis, G.J.A.; Velde, R.J. van de
Source Delft : BCRS (NRSP-2 96-11) - 103 p.
Department(s) Winand Staring Centre for Integrated Land, Soil and Water Research
Publication type Research report
Publication year 1996
Abstract The multispectral and multitemporal classification approach of AVHRR data on specific dates was studied for land cover mapping on a continental scale. Major conclusions are: decision keys must be developed that exploit both the use of multitemporal composites and multispectral data; the current classification distinguishes only main land cover types; due to mixed pixels the content of an AVHRR-derived land cover class can differ substantially over Europe. The main advantage of remote sensing over statistical surveys is its high spatial detail and consistent quality in land cover; the main disadvantage is the absence of specific classes.
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