Crop identification and area estimation over large geographic areas using LANDSAT MSS data
- Bauer, M. E.
- Jan 1, 1977.
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- The author has identified the following significant results. LANDSAT MSS data was adequate to accurately identify wheat in Kansas; corn and soybean estimates in Indiana were less accurate. Computer-aided analysis techniques were effectively used to extract crop identification information from LANDSAT data. Systematic sampling of entire counties made possible by computer classification methods resulted in very precise area estimates at county, district, and state levels. Training statistics were successfully extended from one county to other counties having similar crops and soils if the training areas sampled the total variation of the area to be classified.
- NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS) Collection.
- Document ID: 19770010600.
Accession ID: 77N17544.
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