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Detection of sea-surface thermal fronts by image analysis
Author(s): Kacem Chehdi; C. Cariou
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we propose an automatic method adapted to the detection of thermal fronts by the analysis of images whatever the geographical zones. This method is composed of two stages. Firstly, the image is locally thresholded in order to localize the candidate points of the fronts; secondly, a contour following is carried out in accordance with the priority criterion associated with each candidate extension point. The method developed has been tested on images obtained from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer aboard the NOAA-11 satellite. The results obtained are similar to those issued from manual detection.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 November 1995
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2579, Image and Signal Processing for Remote Sensing II, (17 November 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.226856
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Kacem Chehdi, ENSSAT-LASTI (France)
C. Cariou, ENSSAT-LASTI (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2579:
Image and Signal Processing for Remote Sensing II
Jacky Desachy, Editor(s)

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