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Mapping Urban Land Cover of a Large Area Using Multiple Sensors Multiple Features

Jike Chen, Peijun Du, Changshan Wu, Junshi Xia, Jocelyn Chanussot
2018 Remote Sensing  
This work have investigated the integration of multispectral and airborne LiDAR data for the land cover mapping of large urban area.  ...  The variable importance varied a very large extent in the light of feature importance per land cover class.  ...  We thank Wenquan Han from Nanjing Institute of Surverying, Mapping and Geotechnical Investigation for providing airborne LiDAR data.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs10060872 fatcat:d4ealsiexbcjhdvuwf4wg2asue

Spatial resolution enhancement of satellite image data using fusion approach

H Lestiana, Sukristiyanti
2018 IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environment  
The variety of object information in land area has increased the variation of environmental component estimation.  ...  smart city application, urban environments, terrestrial mapping, and water vegetation.  ...  We acknowledge constructive comments and suggestions from reviewer and editor of GCGE2017.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1755-1315/118/1/012047 fatcat:7cthmct7yfbzpdzhfgixq7vwqu

Support Vector Machines for Land Cover Mapping from Remote Sensor Imagery [chapter]

Dee Shi, Xiaojun Yang
2015 Monitoring and Modeling of Global Changes: A Geomatics Perspective  
Then, we implement the support vector machine technique to map various land cover types from a remote sensor image covering an urban area, and demonstrate the robustness of this geospatial technique for  ...  is an important activity leading to the generation of various geospatial products in support of sustainable land use planning and environmental management.  ...  In addition, this work has been partially supported by Chinese Academy of Sciences and China's State Foreign Expert Administration through a research partner project "Ecosystem Processes and Ecosystem  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-017-9813-6_13 fatcat:ul4z2zitrfcz5c3aincg2x4c7u

JAXA High-Resolution Land Use/Land Cover Map for Central Vietnam in 2007 and 2017

Phan Duong, Ta Trung, Kenlo Nasahara, Takeo Tadono
2018 Remote Sensing  
However, since each satellite data has its own effective features, it is difficult to obtain high accuracy land cover products derived from a single satellite's data, perhaps because of cloud cover, suboptimal  ...  Robust remote monitoring of land cover changes is essential for a range of studies such as climate modeling, ecosystems, and environmental protection.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflicts of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs10091406 fatcat:wkinkzb635acbnjj4wjogistcy

Remote Sensing in Urban Forestry: Recent Applications and Future Directions

Xun Li, Wendy Y. Chen, Giovanni Sanesi, Raffaele Lafortezza
2019 Remote Sensing  
In this regard, remote sensing, especially with its recent advances in sensors and data processing methods, has emerged as a premier and useful observational and analytical tool.  ...  It reviews how different sources of remotely sensed data offer a fast, replicable and scalable way to quantify urban forest dynamics at varying spatiotemporal scales on a case-by-case basis.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs11101144 fatcat:7kf7tknxmfbp7ouwya4mzu7q7u

Assessment of Annual Composite Images Obtained by Google Earth Engine for Urban Areas Mapping Using Random Forest

Zhaoming Zhang, Mingyue Wei, Dongchuan Pu, Guojin He, Guizhou Wang, Tengfei Long
2021 Remote Sensing  
Mapping urban areas is essential for understanding land cover change, carbon cycles, and climate change (urban areas also refer to impervious surfaces, i.e., artificial cover and structures).  ...  Further, the overall accuracy of urban areas mapping with the combination of multiple reducer functions exceeded 90% in all three cities in China.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest. Remote Sens. 2021, 13, 748  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13040748 fatcat:5iubdfglp5cbhbgzceumwfi5qq

Object-Based and Rule-Based Classification of Synthetic Aperture Radar Images

the more accurate information about land area of Alwar district, Rajasthan, India.  ...  The object-based analysis has been used to extract spectral reflectance of five texture measures namely urban, rocky, vegetation, water and barren to generate training set.  ...  Fig. 3 . shows the google earth image of Alwar city which clearly shows the multiple land cover features of that area.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijitee.j9534.0881019 fatcat:unpltzcr4vaoxj7s6r665kdvme

Imaging Spectroscopy of Urban Environments

S. van der Linden, A. Okujeni, F. Canters, J. Degerickx, U. Heiden, P. Hostert, F. Priem, B. Somers, F. Thiel
2018 Surveys in geophysics  
The diverse vertical structures, highly frequent spatial change and a great variety of materials cause challenges for urban environmental mapping with Earth observation data, especially at the 30 m spatial  ...  The high spectral information content of such data is expected to improve accuracies and thematic detail of maps on urban composition and urban environmental condition.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors are grateful to the editors of the special issue and the organizers of the ISSI workshop on Exploring the Earth's Ecosystems at a Global Scale with Imaging Spectroscopy Data  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10712-018-9486-y fatcat:wxouaehh2radloag4smld64csm

Assessing the performance of multiple spectral–spatial features of a hyperspectral image for classification of urban land cover classes using support vector machines and artificial neural network

Reddy Pullanagari, Gábor Kereszturi, Ian J. Yule, Pedram Ghamisi
2017 Journal of Applied Remote Sensing  
Accurate and spatially detailed mapping of complex urban environments is essential for land managers.  ...  All of these features were stacked and the most informative features selected using a genetic algorithm-based support vector machine (GA-SVM).  ...  Introduction Mapping of urban land cover information is essential to many groups and agencies such as urban planners and policy makers, as classified maps can form a basis for short and long term resource  ... 
doi:10.1117/1.jrs.11.026009 fatcat:apc5l5hrnfeqdhea4g7cdgjb7y

Foreword to the Special Issue on Human Settlement Monitoring Using Multiple Earth Observation Data

Paolo Gamba, Uwe Stilla, Carsten Juergens, Derya Maktav
2012 IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing  
Submitted and selected papers include works on land cover/land use mapping using SAR and/or optical data in urban areas, monitoring land cover/land use and environmental changes in urban areas, change  ...  The possibility to jointly use optical and radar VHR data, as well as different sensors from the same or related airborne and spaceborne platforms, at a level which may be regional or global according  ...  "hot spots" detection in large urban areas.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jstars.2012.2208021 fatcat:o66wknao2na6va7qkfocxbefim

Global land cover mapping using Earth observation satellite data: Recent progresses and challenges

Yifang Ban, Peng Gong, Chandra Giri
2015 ISPRS journal of photogrammetry and remote sensing (Print)  
We are pleased to offer this theme issue to the scientific community, and hope that it has accomplished our goal of highlighting recent progresses and challenges in global land cover mapping.  ...  study areas: one area covered predominantly by urban and sub-urban land uses in the eastern US and another area by tropical forest in central Brazil.  ...  However, in global land cover mapping, use of spatial features is rare (Durieux et al., 2007) .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2015.01.001 fatcat:xi4zwowmlvgehnm7drdb74b45i

Monitoring Urban Land-Cover Features using Resourcesat LISS-III Data

C.R. Prakash, Mahbooba Asra, J. Venkatesh, B. Sreedevi
2015 International Journal of Advanced Remote Sensing and GIS  
In a case study presented here, we have analyzed the land-cover changes in the trans-urban area of Hyderabad metropolitan city using bi-temporal Resourcesat -1 and-2 Linear Imaging self-scanning Sensor  ...  With availability of medium resolution satellite-data reliable and timely information on changes in land-cover features in the peripheral areas of the urban settlement could be generated.  ...  A. Jayasree, Director, Institute of Science and Technology for evincing keen interest, providing necessary guidance and facilities, and active involvement in this study. Thanks are also due to Dr.  ... 
doi:10.23953/cloud.ijarsg.98 fatcat:otljim246fajjllcm5jjqtzbda

Remote sensing of impervious surfaces in the urban areas: Requirements, methods, and trends

Qihao Weng
2012 Remote Sensing of Environment  
Therefore, remote sensing of impervious surfaces in the urban areas has recently attracted unprecedented attention.  ...  Discussions will focus on the mapping requirements of urban impervious surfaces.  ...  type of land use/cover.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2011.02.030 fatcat:x3pcns7lcfebvcyltt2ungfd7y

Comparative Study of Factors Contributing to Land Surface Temperature in High-Density Built Environments in Megacities Using Satellite Imagery

Frankie Fanjie Zeng, Jiajun Feng, Yuanzhi Zhang, Jin Yeu Tsou, Tengfei Xue, Yu Li, Rita Yi Man Li
2021 Sustainability  
The experimental results show a large area of relatively high temperature dispersed within Shenzhen, and comparatively small areas highly centralized in Hong Kong, with the retrieved LST in Hong Kong lower  ...  Multiple linear regression analysis was applied to determine the relationship between land-use types and UHIs.  ...  Geological Survey (USGS) and the regional map of Hong Kong data from the database of Global Administrative Areas, GADM. The vector map of Shenzhen was downloaded from DIVA-GIS.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su132413706 fatcat:gxtoxyj57jhmbn5oevfxnrmaya

Remote Sensing Sensors and Applications in Environmental Resources Mapping and Modelling

Assefa Melesse, Qihao Weng, Prasad Thenkabail, Gabriel Senay
2007 Sensors  
Application examples in urban studies, hydrological modeling such as land-cover and floodplain mapping, fractional vegetation cover and impervious surface area mapping, surface energy flux and micro-topography  ...  Applications of remote sensing in hydrological modeling, watershed mapping, energy and water flux estimation, fractional vegetation cover, impervious surface area mapping, urban modeling and drought predictions  ...  The low accuracy of land use/cover (LU/LC) classification in urban areas is largely attributed to the mixed pixel problem, where several types of LU/LC are contained in one pixel.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s7123209 pmid:28903290 pmcid:PMC3841891 fatcat:wds5krpelfbuvki4csgi3ybu7a
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