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A study of the potential of using worldview-2 of images for the detection of red attack pine tree
Author(s): Hongzhi Wu
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Paper Abstract

Forest disturbances in South China caused by pine wood nematode may result in widespread tree mortality. In order to decrease damage to forest ecosystem and huge loss to national economy, early detection, early diagnosis to individual infected tree is essential to forest management agencies. However field survey is hard to achieve the fine management requirements. Satellite remote sensing technology has the characteristics of landscape of coverage, convenient, and fast in formation acquisition, so it is one of the most important and most effective means of red attack monitoring. The support vector machine(SVM) classification algorithm have been proposed as an alternative for classification of remote sensing data. The study is based on a multispectral Worldview-2(WV-2) scene and uses support vector machine(SVM) methods. We compared the eight bands with three bands of the image based on SVM and came to the conclusion that WorldView-2 are suitable for individual tree identification. Three visible bands spectral data can also discriminate discolored individual tree successfully. In other words, three visible bands of remote sensing can meet the requirements of red attack pine estimation and extraction.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 August 2016
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 10033, Eighth International Conference on Digital Image Processing (ICDIP 2016), 100333W (29 August 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2244937
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Hongzhi Wu, Shandong Institute for Development Strategy of Science (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10033:
Eighth International Conference on Digital Image Processing (ICDIP 2016)
Charles M. Falco; Xudong Jiang, Editor(s)

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