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Soil Clay Content Mapping Using a Time Series of Landsat TM Data in Semi-Arid Lands

Marouen Shabou, Bernard Mougenot, Zohra Chabaane, Christian Walter, Gilles Boulet, Nadhira Aissa, Mehrez Zribi
2015 Remote Sensing  
soil samples, existing soil map and clay content produced by TerraSAR-X radar data.  ...  Our study was based on 100 soil samples and on a dataset of four Landsat TM data acquired during the summer season.  ...  The authors extend their thanks to USGS for Landsat TM data, CESBIO/CNES for applying kindly the processing of Landsat TM images used in this study (framework of VenµS and Sentinel-2 preparation).  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs70506059 fatcat:xxwizvhl7bd2lkhl4dqll3fmme

Evaluation of Multi-Frequency SAR Images for Tropical Land Cover Mapping

2018 Remote Sensing  
Although X-band data is successfully used for mapping of forests [26], short-wavelength SAR is mainly used for the mapping of low vegetation areas, such as grassland [27] , crop types [28] , and urban  ...  However, very few studies to date have focused on an encompassing integration of L-, C-, X-band images in the context of land cover mapping.  ...  TerraSAR-X data was acquired as part of the SCIENCE PHASE AO (MTH2422), RADARSAT-2 through SOAR-EI 5175, and ALOS-2 through the 6th Research Announcement for ALOS-2 (PI-3176).  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs10020257 fatcat:ssztkiseondhzcnv24phsimxqu

In-Season Mapping of Crop Type with Optical and X-Band SAR Data: A Classification Tree Approach Using Synoptic Seasonal Features

Paolo Villa, Daniela Stroppiana, Giacomo Fontanelli, Ramin Azar, Pietro Brivio
2015 Remote Sensing  
The work focuses on developing a classification tree approach for in-season crop mapping during early summer, by integrating optical (Landsat 8 OLI) and X-band SAR (COSMO-SkyMed) data acquired over a test  ...  soil condition proxies for optical (three spectral indices) and X-band SAR (backscatter) data.  ...  We are grateful to Francesco Holecz and team of Sarmap SA for having provided the software suite MAPscape-RICE used for processing CSK data and for their support in calculating interferometric coherence  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs71012859 fatcat:p65v7sbyobfb7gbvox3apqjc64

Remote Sensing Approaches and Related Techniques to Map and Study Landslides [chapter]

Ram L. Ray, Maurizio Lazzari, Tolulope Olutimehin
2020 Landslides - Investigation and Monitoring [Working Title]  
Remote sensing data can be used in landslide monitoring, mapping, hazard prediction and assessment, and other investigations.  ...  Further, the reviews discuss the application of remotely sensed products for landslide detection, mapping, prediction, and evaluation around the world.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported by the Evans-Allen project of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Institute of Food and Agriculture.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.93681 fatcat:vg4gipr6tfcqdlztze7ccbihnu

Large Scale Mapping of Forests and Land Cover with Synthetic Aperture Radar Data [chapter]

Josef Kellndorfer, Oliver Cartus, Jesse Bishop, Wayne Walker, Francesco Holecz
2014 Land Applications of Radar Remote Sensing  
Parts of the work included in this article have been carried out within the JAXA Kyoto and Carbon initiative and the ESA Global Monitoring for Forest Security project.  ...  Cosmo-SkyMed data.  ...  With respect to the use of X-band data for forest applications, it should be shortly remarked that, in general, the 1day Cosmo-SkyMed coherence or the bistatic TerraSAR-X-Tandem one are essential, because  ... 
doi:10.5772/58220 fatcat:lrsunhvljvfuvdo7ljo6v5mvla

Applications of Open-Access Remotely Sensed Data for Flood Modelling and Mapping in Developing Regions

Iguniwari Thomas Ekeu-wei, George Alan Blackburn
2018 Hydrology  
This review discusses fluvial (river) flood modelling and mapping processes and outlines the data requirements of these techniques.  ...  Nigeria, located within the Niger river basin of West Africa is a typical data-sparse country, and it is used as a case study in this review to evaluate the significance of open-access datasets for local  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The Authors declare no conflict of interest  ... 
doi:10.3390/hydrology5030039 fatcat:gaoganplcjfn7mdn7kdllt4xmy

Mapping Mediterranean Wetlands With Remote Sensing: A Good-Looking Map Is Not Always a Good Map

C. Perennou, A. Guelmami, M. Paganini, P. Philipson, B. Poulin, A. Strauch, C. Tottrup, J. Truckenbrodt, I.R. Geijzendorffer
2019 Zenodo  
Review on the progress, shortcomings and challenges of mapping wetlands based on remotely-sensed methodologies.  ...  A better collaboration between ecologists and remote sensing specialists is strongly encouraged to improve map quality and relevance.  ...  The authors are grateful to the Editor and two anonymous reviewers for suggesting substantial improvements.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3406420 fatcat:42htbfpnmrf6jm2plo5amns2qe

Varying Scale and Capability of Envisat ASAR-WSM, TerraSAR-X Scansar and TerraSAR-X Stripmap Data to Assess Urban Flood Situations: A Case Study of the Mekong Delta in Can Tho Province

Claudia Kuenzer, Huadong Guo, Inga Schlegel, Vo Tuan, Xinwu Li, Stefan Dech
2013 Remote Sensing  
Sens. 2013, 5 5123 such as TerraSAR-X is needed to truly assess urban flooding.  ...  data at 8.25 m and 2.5 m resolution to especially assess urban flooding.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors thank the German Ministry of Education and Research, BMBF, for funding the WISDOM project. We also thank J. Huth for the supply of Figure 1 and M.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs5105122 fatcat:ybjsi463ifcgtc3wbxumuhdl44

Mapping Mediterranean Wetlands With Remote Sensing: A Good-Looking Map Is Not Always a Good Map [chapter]

Christian Perennou, Anis Guelmami, Marc Paganini, Petra Philipson, Brigitte Poulin, Adrian Strauch, Christian Tottrup, John Truckenbrodt, Ilse R. Geijzendorffer
2018 Advances in Ecological Research  
We present here an overvi the art on RS techniques for mapping and monitoring Mediterranean wetlands, and the remaining challenges: delineating and habitat types; mapping water dynamics inside wetlands  ...  ; and detecting actual wetland trends over time in a context of high, n most important lessons learned are that ecologists' knowledge need to be integrated with RS expertise to achieve a valua approach  ...  The authors are grateful to the Editor and two anonymous reviewers for suggesting substantial improvements.  ... 
doi:10.1016/bs.aecr.2017.12.002 fatcat:4yzwrj6b5rcgbimtxz5rfotk4a

Mapping Europe into local climate zones

Matthias Demuzere, Benjamin Bechtel, Ariane Middel, Gerald Mills, Monjur Mourshed
2019 PLoS ONE  
It has been derived using tools and techniques developed as part of the World Urban Database and Access Portal Tools (WUDAPT) project, which has the goal of acquiring and disseminating climate-relevant  ...  However, to ensure knowledge sharing and to integrate local-scale processes with regional and global scale modelling initiatives, there is a pressing need for a world-wide database on cities that is suited  ...  We thank USGS and NASA for the free Landsat data, the Copernicus programme of ESA for the Sentinel data and the National Centers for Environmental Information at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0214474 pmid:31017939 pmcid:PMC6481911 fatcat:fzvufzeo4ffofguk65rz4vsa7e

Remote Sensing for the Quantification of Land Surface Dynamics in Large River Delta Regions—A Review

Kuenzer, Heimhuber, Huth, Dech
2019 Remote Sensing  
Sustainable management of river deltas therefore requires a holistic assessment of historic and recent ongoing changes and the dynamics in settlement sprawl, land cover and land use change, ecosystem development  ...  that can be derived from medium resolution, high resolution and highest resolution optical, multispectral, thermal and SAR data.  ...  ASAR WSM, TerraSAR-X ScanSAR and TerraSAR-X StripMap data were processed to reveal water coverage in the urban area of Can Tho.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs11171985 fatcat:i5rq46wtkna2tcswh2vfdacfxi

TerraSAR-X and Wetlands: A Review

Christian Wohlfart, Karina Winkler, Anna Wendleder, Achim Roth
2018 Remote Sensing  
function of the data, time-series analyses, or the assessment of specific wetland ecosystem types.  ...  Due to the short revisiting time of the TerraSAR-X sensor, it is possible to compute dense SAR time-series, allowing for a more precise observation of the seasonality in dynamic wetland areas as demonstrated  ...  It was shown that TerraSAR-X is an effective instrument for mapping and monitoring seasonal variations of halophyte species in tidal flats.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs10060916 fatcat:octiijdeyfentpnb5dcx3qjeom

Flood Mapping and Flood Dynamics of the Mekong Delta: ENVISAT-ASAR-WSM Based Time Series Analyses

Claudia Kuenzer, Huadong Guo, Juliane Huth, Patrick Leinenkugel, Xinwu Li, Stefan Dech
2013 Remote Sensing  
In addition, the advantages and shortcomings of ENVISAT ASAR-WSM based flood mapping are discussed.  ...  In this context, we also examine the impact of dykes on floodwater emergence and assess the relationship between retrieved flood occurrence patterns and land use.  ...  Further thanks go to the European Space Agency, ESA, for the free provision of Envisat ASAR WS data. We acknowledge the provision of dyke data for the province of An Giang by Nguyen Viet Dung.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs5020687 fatcat:ozdvl53garephnd5xq7comsd5i

Mapping CORINE Land Cover from Sentinel-1A SAR and SRTM Digital Elevation Model Data using Random Forests

Heiko Balzter, Beth Cole, Christian Thiel, Christiane Schmullius
2015 Remote Sensing  
This study is the first investigation of Sentinel-1A for CORINE land cover mapping.  ...  When augmented by elevation data from radar interferometry, Sentinel-1A is able to discriminate several CORINE land cover classes, making it useful for monitoring of cloud-covered regions.  ...  Sentinel-1 data were provided by ESA. CORINE 2006 data were obtained from EEA. Author Contributions Heiko Balzter wrote the R code to analyse the data and wrote the first draft.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs71114876 fatcat:pjhg7qr6gbbpbh6e4wskw7rala

Remote Sensing of Landslides—A Review

Chaoying Zhao, Zhong Lu
2018 Remote Sensing  
In addition, landslide susceptibility modelling, hazard assessment, and risk evaluation can be further analyzed using a synergic fusion of multiple remote sensing data and other factors affecting landslides  ...  been widely applied for the analysis of landslide processes.  ...  B18046) and the Shuler-Foscue Endowment at Southern Methodist University. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflicts of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs10020279 fatcat:cnhb74jpdrhqljfsfj65mbosgy
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