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Automatic extraction of water body based on EOS/MODIS remotely sensed imagery
Author(s): Qiuwen Zhang; Cheng Wang; Fumio Shinohara
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Paper Abstract

As a new type of remotely sensed resources, EOS/MODIS imagery has moderate spatial resolution, high temporal resolution and high spectral resolution. Based on the spectral character analyses of water body in EOS/MODIS images, this paper proposes models of water body extraction from EOS/MODIS remotely sensed imagery. It shows that the spectral differences between water body and other targets in a single channel of EOS/MODIS image are not very clear; however, their spectral relationship differences between different channels of EOS/MODIS images are obvious. Water body can be segmented and extracted by the criteria of NDWI<-0.1 or NDVI<0.04 & (CH4-CH5)>2.0. The precisions of water body extraction with the established models are up to 90%.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 November 2007
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 6786, MIPPR 2007: Automatic Target Recognition and Image Analysis; and Multispectral Image Acquisition, 678642 (15 November 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.750750
Show Author Affiliations
Qiuwen Zhang, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Cheng Wang, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Fumio Shinohara, Information and Science Techno-System Co., Ltd. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6786:
MIPPR 2007: Automatic Target Recognition and Image Analysis; and Multispectral Image Acquisition
Tianxu Zhang; Tianxu Zhang; Carl Anthony Nardell; Carl Anthony Nardell; Hanqing Lu; Duane D. Smith; Hangqing Lu, Editor(s)

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