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NOAA-AVHRR image mosaics applied to vegetation identification
Author(s): Maria das Gracias de Almeida; Bernardo F.T. Ruddorff; Yosio E. Shimabukuro
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, the maximum-value composite of images procedure from Normalized Difference Vegetation Index is used to get a cloud free image mosaic. The image mosaic is used to identify vegetation targets such as tropical forest, savanna and caatinga as well to make the vegetation cover mapping of Minas Gerais state, Brazil.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 2001
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4383, Geo-Spatial Image and Data Exploitation II, (1 June 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.428248
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Maria das Gracias de Almeida, Federal Ctr. for Technological Education of Minas Gerais (Brazil)
Bernardo F.T. Ruddorff, National Institute for Spatial Research (Brazil)
Yosio E. Shimabukuro, National Institute for Spatial Research (Brazil)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4383:
Geo-Spatial Image and Data Exploitation II
William E. Roper, Editor(s)

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