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Integrated thematic information system for the Franz Josef Land archipelago: first results
Author(s): Aleksey Sharov; Robert Kostka
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Paper Abstract

Multitemporal spaceborne and aerial image data as well as cartographic and historical materials about Franz Josef Land archipelago published since 1874 were acquired and jointly analyzed. Complex of photogrammetric and cartographic investigations was carried out being based on remote sensing data and supported by field direct measurements in test areas. Three-dimensional terrain models and large-scale basic maps were created by means of digital photogrammetry, stereoplotting and image interpretation. Achieved and expected accuracies were discussed. Moreover, present state and dynamics of glaciation of Franz Josef Land were evaluated and argued recommendations were given to select to preferable areas and periods of further terrestrial explorations. Results were integrated in thematic (topographic, glaciological) information system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 December 1994
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 2313, Microwave Instrumentation and Satellite Photogrammetry for Remote Sensing of the Earth, (21 December 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.197351
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Aleksey Sharov, Moscow State Univ. of Geodesy and Cartography (Austria)
Robert Kostka, Graz Univ. of Technology (Austria)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2313:
Microwave Instrumentation and Satellite Photogrammetry for Remote Sensing of the Earth
Joan B. Lurie; Paolo Pampaloni; James C. Shiue, Editor(s)

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