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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1998)

Document title

An automated approach to the classification of the slope units using digital data

published at : Special issue. Application of remote sensing and GIS in geomorphology

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

GILES P.T. ; FRANKLIN S.E. ;

Abstract

Computer analysis of integrated digital data sets can be exploited for geomorphological classification using automated methods developed in the remote sensing community. In this study, geomorphological classification in a moderate- to high-relief area dominated by slope processes in southwest Yukon Territory, is performed with a combined set of geomorphometric and spectral variables in a linear discriminant analysis. An automated method was developed to find the boundaries of geomorphological objects and to extract the objects as groups of aggregated pixels. The geomorphological objects selected are slope units

Source

Thematical fascicle

published at : Geomorphology / ISSN 0169-555X

Editor : Elsevier, Amsterdam - PAYS-BAS (1987)

Millesime : 1998, vol. 21, no 3-4 [pp. 251-264]

Bibliographic references : 2 p.

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 21151

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