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Study of the wide area of a lake with remote sensing
Author(s): Maria A. Lazaridou; Aikaterini Ch. Karagianni
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Paper Abstract

Water bodies are particularly important for environment and development issues. Their study requires multiple information. Remote sensing has been proven useful in the above study. This paper concerns the wide area of Lake Orestiada in the region of Western Macedonia in Greece. The area is of particular interest because Lake Orestiada is included in the Natura 2000 network and is surrounded by diverse landcovers as built up areas and agricultural land. Multispectral and thermal Landsat 5 satellite images of two time periods are being used. Their processing is being done by Erdas Imagine software. The general physiognomy of the area and the lake shore are examined after image enhancement techniques and image interpretation. Directions of the study concern geomorphological aspects, land covers, estimation of surface temperature as well as changes through time.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 August 2016
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 9688, Fourth International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of the Environment (RSCy2016), 96881D (12 August 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2240647
Show Author Affiliations
Maria A. Lazaridou, Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki (Greece)
Aikaterini Ch. Karagianni, Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki (Greece)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9688:
Fourth International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of the Environment (RSCy2016)
Kyriacos Themistocleous; Diofantos G. Hadjimitsis; Silas Michaelides; Giorgos Papadavid, Editor(s)

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