Description - Assessing the Accuracy of Remotely Sensed Data by Russell G. Congalton
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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(234mm x 156mm x mm)
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Author Biography - Russell G. Congalton
University of New Hampshire, Durham, USA The Alta Vista Company, Berkeley, California, USA