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Integration of Ikonos data with existing data sources to monitor local impacts of rapid human disturbances and natural hazards

Research project T4/DD/69 (Research action T4)

Persons :

  • Prof. dr.  LAMBIN Eric - Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL)
    Financed belgian partner
    Duration: 1/7/2000-30/11/2001

Description :

The purpose was to compare IKONOS data with various other data sources, for the updating of topographical maps, to produce a vegetation map, which can serve as input in hydrological models, and to map expansion of rural settlements and urbanisation.

A further purpose was to present a methodology to integrate multi-source remote sensing data into a consistent time series of land cover maps in order to carry out change detection.

Documentation :

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