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Alpine and Subalpine Landuse and Ecosystems Mapping

  • Klaus I. Itten
  • Peter Meyer
  • Tobias Kellenberger
  • Michael Schaepman
  • Stefan Sandmeier
  • Ivo Leiss
  • Susann ErdÖs
Part of the Eurocourses: Remote Sensing book series (EURS, volume 4)

Abstract

A multisensor multispectral satellite image data set was used to test geometric and radiometric corrections, necessary for landuse and ecosystems mapping in rugged, alpine and subalpine regions. A traditional maximum likelihood classification of ecosystems is discussed versus a clustering after illumination corrections. A forest mapping experiment demonstrates improvements in classification accuracies through slope aspect and atmosphere corrections.

Keywords

Digital Elevation Model Atmospheric Correction Bidirectional Reflection Distribution Function Radiometric Correction Subalpine Region 
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© ECSC, EEC, EAEC, Brussels and Luxembourg 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Klaus I. Itten
    • 1
  • Peter Meyer
    • 1
  • Tobias Kellenberger
    • 1
  • Michael Schaepman
    • 1
  • Stefan Sandmeier
    • 1
  • Ivo Leiss
    • 1
  • Susann ErdÖs
    • 1
  1. 1.Remote Sensing LaboratoriesUniversity of Zurich-IrchelZurichSwitzerland

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