Record nummer 2037139
Titel Mapping river flooplain vegetation structure : with a consistent mapping scale by color-infrared aerial images and LiDAR data in object-based random forest classification
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Ernst T. Kuilder
Auteur(s) Kuilder, E.T.
Uitgever [S.l. : s.n.]
Jaar van uitgave 2012
Pagina's XVI, 91 p
Annotatie(s) Thesis report GIRS-2012-23
Msc Thesis MSc Thesis Geo-information Science and Remote Sensing - Geo-Information Science - Laboratory of Geo-information Science and Remote Sensing - Wageningen University
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Trefwoorden (cab) vegetatiemonitoring / rivieren / afvoer / uiterwaarden / remote sensing / gelderland
Rubrieken Plantenecologie
Publicatie type Studentenverslag
Taal Engels
Toelichting (Engels) Vegetation exerts friction on water and obstructs flow, limiting the capacity of river floodplains to discharge water. Predictions of the discharge capacity of river systems require data on the state and distribution of river floodplain vegetation. Very high resolution aerial images and lidar (ahn2) datasets with a national coverage provide opportunities to produce vegetation maps automatically. As such the entire area of the river floodplains in the Netherlands may be mapped with high accuracy and regular updates, capturing the dynamic state of the vegetation. In this study, the novel datasets are used to map the vegetation of 936 ha of the floodplain on the north-side of the river Nederrijn near Wageningen into ten vegetation structure classes. The method follows object-based image analysis principles.
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