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Abstract

Using SPOT-4 VEGETATION data for near-real time mapping is new. In this letter, a robust technique for cloud decontamination of the ten-day composites is presented. A forest-cover map of Madagascar is derived from monthly images from October 1998 to September 1999 with a user's accuracy of 87.8%.

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Authors: MAYAUX P, JRC-Space Applications Institute, Global Vegation Monitoring Unit, Ispra (IT);GOND VBARTHOLOME E, JRC-Space Applications Institute, Global Vegation Monitoring Unit, Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Article published in: International Journal of Remote Sensing, 2000, vol 21, No. 16, pp3133-3144
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