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Journal of Applied Remote Sensing

Comparison between WorldView-2 and SPOT-5 images in mapping the bracken fern using the random forest algorithm
Author(s): John O. Odindi; Elhadi E. Adam; Zinhle Ngubane; Onisimo Mutanga; Rob Slotow
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Paper Abstract

Plant species invasion is known to be a major threat to socioeconomic and ecological systems. Due to high cost and limited extents of urban green spaces, high mapping accuracy is necessary to optimize the management of such spaces. We compare the performance of the new-generation WorldView-2 (WV-2) and SPOT-5 images in mapping the bracken fern [

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 November 2014
PDF: 16 pages
J. Appl. Rem. Sens. 8(1) 083527 doi: 10.1117/1.JRS.8.083527
Published in: Journal of Applied Remote Sensing Volume 8, Issue 1
Show Author Affiliations
John O. Odindi, Univ. of KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa)
Elhadi E. Adam, Univ. of KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa)
Univ. of Witwatersrand (South Africa)
Zinhle Ngubane, Univ. of KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa)
Onisimo Mutanga, Univ. of KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa)
Rob Slotow, Univ. of KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa)


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