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Accuracy assessment of maps derived from remotely sensed data has continued to grow since the first edition of this groundbreaking book. As a result, the much-anticipated new edition is significantly expanded and enhanced to reflect growth in the field. The new edition features three new chapters, including: * Fuzzy accuracy assessment * Positional accuracy * Case study: Mapping land cover and land use in the Florida panhandle The authors provide a complete presentation of how to assess the positional accuracy of a map along with a discussion of the impact of positional accuracy on thematic accuracy. They also include a more thorough discussion of the special sampling issues that must be considered to effectively assess change. Complete with a 16-page color insert, this second edition continues to provide a complete guide to designing and conducting a state-of-the-art accuracy assessment.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781420055122
ISBN-10: 1420055127
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 15mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: CRC Press Inc
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 8-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Russell G. Congalton

University of New Hampshire, Durham, USA The Alta Vista Company, Berkeley, California, USA