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Supervised classification of RESURS MSY-E data for recognizing predominant cone-bearing trees
Author(s): Victor I. Khamarin; Konstantin T. Protasov; Aleksandr P. Serykh
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Paper Abstract

Digital classifications of RESURS MSY-E data of forest Tomsk region were used. One scene acquired on 22 October 1992 was selected for classification. A supervised approach was used to generate training signatures for input to ERDAS classification. The classes (forest predominate composition) for classification were: (1) 80% cedar (pinus sibirica) + 20% spruce (picea); (2) 80 - 100% cedar without spruce; (3) moorland; (4) recent wood-cutting area; (5) old wood-cutting area; (6) 90 - 100% pine. Parametric and non-parametric decision rule were used. The GIS-compatible classifications provided a comprehensive view and evaluation of the results. Comparison of the results of classification with the forest management inventory data shows a satisfactory agreement.

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Date Published: 19 November 1999
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3983, Sixth International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics, (19 November 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.370491
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Victor I. Khamarin, Sukachev Institute of Forestry (Russia)
Konstantin T. Protasov, Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russia)
Aleksandr P. Serykh, Tomsk State Univ. (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3983:
Sixth International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics
Gennadii G. Matvienko; Vladimir P. Lukin, Editor(s)

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