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An experimental land-cover map of the Natal Midlands using Landsat imagery

P. J. Brough

An experimental land-cover map of the Natal Midlands using Landsat imagery

by P. J. Brough

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Published by Natal Town and Regional Planning Commission in Pietermaritzburg, Natal, South Africa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa,
  • Pietermaritzburg Region,
  • Natal
    • Subjects:
    • Land use -- South Africa -- Pietermaritzburg Region -- Remote sensing,
    • Land use -- South Africa -- Natal -- Remote sensing

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 33.

      Statementby P.J. Brough, K.A. Bromley.
      SeriesNatal town and regional planning supplementary report ;, v. 4
      ContributionsBromley, K. A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD991.Z9 P543 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination34 p. :
      Number of Pages34
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2600113M
      ISBN 100909232342
      LC Control Number85156960
      OCLC/WorldCa12663518

      Land cover change analysis was performed for three catchments in the rural Eastern Cape, South Africa, for two time steps ( and ), to characterize landscape conversion trajectories for sustained landscape health. Land cover maps were derived: (1) from existing data (); and (2) through object-based image analysis () of Landsat 8 imagery. Land cover change analysis was. Lambertian models. While use of the Lambertian model proved inappropriate for these mountainous areas, application of the non-Lambertian model enhanced classification accuracies. Colby, J.D., and Keating, P.L. (). Land Cover Classification Using Landsat TM Imagery in the Tropical Highlands: The Influence of Anisotropic Reflectance.

      The USGS developed one of the first land use/land cover classification systems designed specifically for use with remotely sensed imagery. The Anderson Land Use/Land Cover Classification system, named for the former Chief Geographer of the USGS who led the team that developed the system, consists of nine land cover categories (urban or built-up; agricultural; range; forest; water; wetland. between final land-use and land-cover classes using Landsat bands 5 and J .. 2k Part of a Landsat image showing land-use classification of Lineament and fault map superimposed on Landsat scene , Febru .. 31 Snow-cover classification of Yampa River basin part of the Febru , Landsat image.

      Methods. The satellite images used in this research were the same datasets as used in Lu et al., except the TM image, thus land-use/land-cover change was examined for every six to seven years between and and for every three years between and The datasets included Landsat MSS images (08 – 09 July ), TM images (21 June , 09 August , 06 June .   Map dividing land cover into 16 categories in meter resolution. Map: Zhang & Roy, Interestingly, new applications and users could now better benefit from remote sensing classification, demonstrating that the approach could have long-term significance by increasing research use of remote sensing data such as Landsat data.


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By Rajinder Nagi, Esri Cartographic Product Engineer. In a previous blog entry, we discussed how you can use Landsat image services in ArcMap to see the change over this blog entry, we dive further into Landsat image services and describe how you can create thematic land cover maps which can then be used for analyses, such as land cover change : Rajinder Nagi.

Landsat imagery can be used for creating land use/land cover maps, mapping urban change, detecting forestry change, and studying a variety of other environmental phenomena. In this blog entry, we discuss how you use the Landsat imagery in ArcMap to view the change the change in the landscape by adding composite image services to your ArcMap Author: Rajinder Nagi.

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32, No. 8, pp. Decreasing costs, the availability of free Landsat data in the Geocover dataset (Tucker et al., ), the “Mid-decadal Global Land Survey” (Khatib et al., ) and the USGS' decision to provide free access to all Landsat data holdings offer opportunities for large area land cover classifications using Landsat imagery.

the classification system is facilitating the generation of land cover maps that can be used consistently for studies of change. The table 1 b elow shows example harmonized land cover legend developed using a Land Cover Classificatio n System (LCCS).

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was ~lso the one hundred and twenty-fifth anniversary of the inauguration of the railway age in South Africa with the running of the first. Satellite image Landsat-5 Thematic Mapper data acquired in July and covering most of the eastern part of Nile Delta, Egypt, were interpreted.

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They are gathering data for people to make maps–all kinds of wonderful maps–of our cities growing, rivers flooding, lava flowing from volcanic eruptions, forests expanding or shrinking, crops greening through the. The results of the CRT models show which PGSs combinations correspond best to abandoned land and other land cover.

We first inspected the accuracy values for each of the 23 models, then selected the model with the highest accuracy and the corresponding Landsat imagery to derive a map of abandoned land for our study area. This article examines the land-use and land-cover change in PEDA by using satellite remote sensing and GIS technologies.

The specific objectives were: (i) to identify a method for coastal land-use and land-cover mapping; (ii) to apply this method to create a time series of land-use and land-cover maps; and (iii) to analyse the spatio-temporal.

All Landsat data are available from USGS for free. LandsatLook Viewer. On Jon the 40th Anniversary of the launch of Landsat 1, the USGS Landsat Project rolled out a new tool that enables fast and easy viewing of 3 million Landsat images all around the globe with just a simple web browser.

Abstract: Land-cover mapping over urban areas using Landsat imagery has attracted considerable attention in recent years as it can promptly and accurately reflect the biophysical composition status of the urban landscape and allow further applications such as urban planning and risk management.

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the land cover due to vegetation phenology [9] [11] [14] [15] [16]. Maximum likelihood is a supervised classification method and was used in this study to detect LULC change to present how the land use has been changed from the year to Each pixel in classified Landsat images varies ac-cording to land cover changes over the time [2].As well, using fire map data interpreted from Landsat imagery (both MSS and TM) and NOAA-AVHRR for two of these scene areas, the size class distribution of fires was determined principally to.

Derived from the early to mids Landsat Thematic Mapper satellite data, the National Land Cover Data (NLCD) is a class land cover classification scheme applied consistently over the United States. The spatial resolution of the data is 30 meters and mapped in the Albers Conic Equal Area projection, NAD