COMPARISON OF CELL AND SYNOPTIC TECHNIQUES FOR LAND USE ANALYSIS WITH RADAR IMAGERY
Westinghouse K-band imagery is employed to create two small scale land use maps of the same extensive area. The first utilizes a traditional approach involving subjective regionalization and border definition along with descriptive nomenclature. The second approach entails the use of the Anderson et al classification scheme and grid cells to identify land use. From these cell data a map of land use regions is produced and compared with the more traditional map with regard to commonalities, characteristics, and limitations. As might be expected, the cells afford a more detailed picture of land use location and consistent categories but disguise unique features apparent on the synoptic map. Given the differences in techniques the amount of agreement between regions is surprising. Neither method is consistently more detailed or general in areal delimitation of land use.
- Proceedings of 43rd Annual Meeting of American Society of Photogrammetry held jointly with 37th Meeting of American Congress of Surveying and Mapping, Washington, D.C., February 27-March 5, 1977.
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- Henderson, F M
- Publication Date: 1977
- Features: References;
- Pagination: 11 p.
- TRT Terms: Alternatives analysis; Imagery; Land use; Maps; Radar; Regional planning; Remote sensing
- Old TRIS Terms: Cells
- Subject Areas: Design; Economics; Highways; Society;
- Accession Number: 00172481
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Engineering Index
- Report/Paper Numbers: Paper 77-104 Proceeding
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: May 3 1978 12:00AM