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Mapping seagrass from satellite remote sensing data

Rasib, Abd. Wahid and Hashim, Mazlan (1997) Mapping seagrass from satellite remote sensing data. Proceedings of Asian Conference on Remote Sensing 1997 .

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This paper reviews some early results on a method adopted in mapping seagrass using Landsat-5 Thematic Mapper data. Seagrass information was extracted from satellite remotely sensed data using depth invariant index (DII) where the sea bottom features were expressed as index (i.e. each bottom type was represented by one index). DII was determined from radiance values recorded in band 1, 2 and 3 which taking into account the effect of water attenuation. Sea truth samples collected during the satellites overpass were used in calibrating DII and an independent accuracy assessment of information extracted.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:Q Science > Q Science (General)
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GA Mathematical geography. Cartography
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
ID Code:2161
Deposited By: Wan Hazli Wan Kadir
Deposited On:30 Mar 2007 09:59
Last Modified:05 Dec 2011 08:52

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