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Mangrove species mapping in Kuala Sepetang Mangrove Forest, Perak using high resolution airborne data
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Paper Abstract

Mangrove vegetation is widely employed and studied as it is a unique ecosystem which is able to provide plenty of goods and applications to our country. In this paper, high resolution airborne image data obtained the flight mission on Kuala Sepetang Mangrove Forest Reserve, Perak, Malaysia will be used for mangrove species mapping. Supervised classification using the retrieved surface reflectance will be performed to classify the airborne data using Geomatica 2013 software package. The ground truth data will be used to validate the classification accuracy. High correlation of R2=0.873 was achieved in this study indicate that high resolution airborne data is reliable and suitable used for mangrove species mapping.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 October 2015
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 9637, Remote Sensing for Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Hydrology XVII, 96370E (14 October 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2195435
Show Author Affiliations
B. C. Beh, Univ. Sains Malaysia (Malaysia)
M. Z. MatJafri, Univ. Sains Malaysia (Malaysia)
H. S. Lim, Univ. Sains Malaysia (Malaysia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9637:
Remote Sensing for Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Hydrology XVII
Christopher M. U. Neale; Antonino Maltese, Editor(s)

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