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Design of an environmental information system for Yonezawa City in Japan
Author(s): Jaideep Kumar Mishra; Dikdik Setia Permana; Takanori Nakajima; Tetsuya Yuasa; Takao Akatsuka
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Paper Abstract

This paper present the basic design of an information system developed for resources assessment and environmental monitoring in the Yonezawa region of Japan. The system combines the module of satellite data and image processing with the database modulating an integrated manner. The system delivers several products, of primary and secondary nature, as well as provides for various user-defined reports for in depth analysis based on the existing database system. Landcover, soil-cover and vegetation index maps, elevation model and other topographical parameters like slope and aspect are generated by the system. Temporal monitoring of the landcover and vegetation changes is also provided by the system, as are several reports highlighting the various geographical the various geographical features int eh study region. The paper presents an interesting work since it demonstrates the use of satellite data for operational environmental monitoring while using a relatively simpler design with minimal system resources.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 September 1999
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 3750, Earth Observing Systems IV, (24 September 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.363555
Show Author Affiliations
Jaideep Kumar Mishra, Yamagata Univ. (Japan)
Dikdik Setia Permana, Yamagata Univ. (Japan)
Takanori Nakajima, Yamagata Univ. (Japan)
Tetsuya Yuasa, Yamagata Univ. (Japan)
Takao Akatsuka, Yamagata Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3750:
Earth Observing Systems IV
William L. Barnes, Editor(s)

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