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Review of the use of remote sensing for biomass estimation to support renewable energy generation

Lalit Kumar, Priyakant Sinha, Subhashni Taylor, Abdullah F. Alqurashi
2015 Journal of Applied Remote Sensing  
It covers forests, savannah, and grasslands/rangelands, and for each of these environments, reviews key work that has been undertaken and compares the techniques that have been the most successful. © The  ...  To efficiently and effectively use biomass as a renewable energy source, it is important to have detailed knowledge of its distribution, abundance, and quality.  ...  JERS-1 SAR-L, AeS-1 SAR-P, InSAR, airborne laser, large and small footprint LiDAR Per-pixel level Refs. 54, 57, 72, and 90-100 Method based on image fusion techniques (intensity hue and saturation  ... 
doi:10.1117/1.jrs.9.097696 fatcat:vb6fitx52rbyxprbf2c6c7nu3i

Fusion Levels [chapter]

2016 Remote Sensing Image Fusion  
From this information, the slant range between sensor and object can be derived using knowledge on the speed of light.  ...  transform to be able to create a merged 10-m resolution Landsat-4 TM/SPOT-1 image of Atlanta, Georgia.  ... 
doi:10.1201/9781315370101-11 fatcat:jgjyqtml7zh7tjnk6jhp4mvqfu

Biomass Estimation Using Satellite-Based Data [chapter]

Patrícia Lourenço
2021 Forest Biomass - From Trees to Energy  
This chapter aims to present different types of predicted variables derived from multi-sources sensors, such as original spectral bands, transformed images, vegetation indices, textural features, and different  ...  The integration of multi-sources sensor data with field measurements, using appropriated algorithms to identify the relationship between remote sensing predictors and reference measurements, is important  ...  Acknowledgements This work is funded by the National Funds through FCT -Foundation for Science and Technology under the Project UIDB/05183/2020 and by Programa Operativo de Cooperação Transfronteiriço  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.93603 fatcat:xdij2dyqwjcyzdfzywikogb3fm

The Potential of Earth Observation for the Analysis of Cold Region Land Surface Dynamics in Europe—A Review

Zhongyang Hu, Claudia Kuenzer, Andreas J. Dietz, Stefan Dech
2017 Remote Sensing  
With this review article we aim at closing this gap by providing an overview of EO-based techniques for cold region observation in Europe, focusing on the dynamics of glaciers and snow.  ...  We present a novel spatial delineation of cold regions for Europe before analyzing the benefits and limitations of different EO sensor types and data processing methods for EO based cold region research  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank the China Scholarship Council for the financial support of  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs9101067 fatcat:irinzpju25hhjjmxcxhjui22xq

A Novel Coarse-to-Fine Scheme for Automatic Image Registration Based on SIFT and Mutual Information

Maoguo Gong, Shengmeng Zhao, Licheng Jiao, Dayong Tian, Shuang Wang
2014 IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  
The proposed algorithm is tested on various remote sensing optical and synthetic aperture radar images taken at different situations (multispectral, multisensor, and multitemporal) with the affine transformation  ...  The experimental results demonstrate the accuracy, robustness, and efficiency of the proposed algorithm.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank the editors and anonymous reviewers for their valuable comments and helpful suggestions which greatly improved this paper's quality.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tgrs.2013.2281391 fatcat:44yf3mlz7zhmbjelkm72hr57by

Remote Sensing of Irrigated Agriculture: Opportunities and Challenges

Mutlu Ozdogan, Yang Yang, George Allez, Chelsea Cervantes
2010 Remote Sensing  
Finally, this review identifies passive and active microwave observations, advanced image classification methods, and data fusion including optical and radar sensors or with information from sources with  ...  We also investigate the value of archived data that enable comparison of images through time.  ...  The early comments of Annemarie Schneider greatly improved this manuscript. Mutlu Ozdogan is also indebted to the guest editor Prasad Thenkabail for encouraging the Remote Sensing 2010, 2  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs2092274 fatcat:c77srqh7uzawlm7epgfyozzeq4

Assessment of Vegetation Trends in Drylands from Time Series of Earth Observation Data [chapter]

Rasmus Fensholt, Stephanie Horion, Torbern Tagesson, Andrea Ehammer, Kenneth Grogan, Feng Tian, Silvia Huber, Jan Verbesselt, Stephen D. Prince, Compton J. Tucker, Kjeld Rasmussen
2015 Remote Sensing Time Series  
Acknowledgement We highly appreciate that all MODIS, Landsat and DEM data were provided free of charge by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration(NASA), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration  ...  Torsten Weber, for providing evaporation data. Acknowledgements This study was funded by the EOS-Network of the Helmholtz Centres in Germany.  ...  The 1985 and 1990 epochs will be generated from Landsat 4 and 5 TM, the 1995 epoch will be generated from Landsat 5 TM, and the 2000 and 2010 epochs will be generated from Landsat 5 TM and 7 ETM+.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-15967-6_8 fatcat:2cl5kwf33zg7hl2k3syukjpa6q

Evaluation Of Multi-Year Alos/Palsar Mosaic Data For Mapping And Monitoring Of Forest Cover Types In The Philippines

Jose Don De Alban, Enrico Paringit
2017 Zenodo  
This study evaluated the suitability of ALOS/PALSAR mosaic data for mapping and monitoring of forest cover types in the Philippines by assessing temporal consistency, forest classification hierarchy, and  ...  Combining polarimetric, topographic, and texture attributes yielded better classification accuracies compared to using polarimetric SAR data alone, although the addition of ancillary feature attributes  ...  They found that forests were discriminated well from other land Previous studies have used dual-polarised PALSAR data combined with texture information derived from the radar images.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.845899 fatcat:ec2mp2qc5fbbdjybsuukiu6kqe

Remote sensing-based analysis of land cover detrimental for ecosystem services in fragile lands of Ethiopia

Thomas Koellner, Christopher Conrad, Jentsch Anke, Franz Schmid, Heike Feldhaar
2015 unpublished
In Chapter 3, the trends in Prosopis juliflora invasion of the Awash basin of Ethiopia were mapped using Landsat ETM + and ASTER images for the years 2000, 2005, 2010 and 2013, and potential impacts on  ...  The review showed that there is uncertainty involved in quantifying and mapping ecosystem services with remote sensing data which calls for more research to find the link between ecosystem services and  ...  Retrieval biomass of a large Venezuelan pine plantation using JERS-1 SAR data. Analysis of forest structure impact on radar signature.  ... 

Multi-Image Search, Filtering, Reasoning and Visualisation (Dagstuhl Seminar 00111)

Alfred Bruckstein, Thomas Huang, Reinhard Klette, SongDe Ma
The abstracts of the talks and the reports of the 5 WGs are included in this booklet.  ...  ; object and scene visualization; image and video databases; object shape recovery; pose estimation, object recognition and modeling; and image properties and reasoning.  ...  The system permits the fusion of several sensors like m ultispectral camera images, SAR-images, laser-scans etc. and it can be used for the fusion of images taken at dierent instances of time.  ... 
doi:10.4230/dagsemrep.268 fatcat:zmonfvhxkbgjvc23xdf62nzche