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High-spatial resolution, visible to thermal infrared multi-channel digital imagery has been used in a semi-arid area to identify landslides occurring in sedimentary terrain. Semi-automatic texture classification techniques and statistically selected, decorrelation-stretched band triplets enabled most instability features to be discriminated, while still providing an acceptable differentiation from some erosion patterns.

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Authors: HERVAS J, JRC Ispra (IT);ROSIN P L, JRC Ispra (IT);FERNANDEZ-RENAU A, Brunel University, Department of Computer Science, Uxbridge (GB);GOMEZ J A, Brunel University, Department of Computer Science, Uxbridge (GB);LEON C, Instituto Nacional de Técnical Aerospacial, Torrejón de Ardoz (ES)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: ICFL 9, Granada (ES), September 15-28, 1996
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 40047 ORA
Record Number: 199611058 / Last updated on: 1996-09-30
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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