Volume No. 5 Issue No.: 2 Page No.: 279-293 October-December 201

 

COMPARISON OF LAND COVERS CLASSIFICATION METHODS IN ETM+ SATELLITE IMAGES (CASE STUDY: GHAMISHLOO WILDLIFE REFUGE)

 

Shila Hajehforoush Nia * Ali Reza Soffianian

Science and Department of Natural Resources, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan (IRAN)

 

Received on : June 9, 2010

 

ABSTRACT

 

Land use planning is one of the major management issues of protected areas. A major prerequisite for this purpose is depicting the present condition of the land utilization. In this paper, we report on the application of a hybrid approach for providing the land use and land cover map of the

 

Keywords : Ghamishloo wildlife refuge, Hybrid Classification Method, Kappa index, Land cover classification, Image processing

 

 

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