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Using OpenStreetMap (OSM) data and Landsat imagery for land cover mapping

In The 18th Symposium on Environmental Remote Sensing (in Chiba City, Japan)
Author: 
Kotaro
IIZUKA
MAGCALE-MACANDOG Damasa B.
Milben
BRAGAIS
2015-11

We developed a fast method for land cover mapping using satellite imagery and crowdsourced geographic data (land use polygon data). The method is less time- and labor-intensive than traditional land cover mapping methods because the crowdsourced data substitutes for training data collected the traditional way (through field survey or visual image interpretation).

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