Using DMSP-OLS light frequency data to categorize urban environments associated with US climate observing stations

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Abstract:

An approach is presented for characterizing the urban environment surrounding 1221 US Historical Climatology Network (US HCN) stations using light frequency data from the Defense Meteorological Satellite ProgramOperational Linescan System (DMSP-OLS) sensor. Each grid cell of the DMSPOLS data was thresholded into urban, suburban and rural categories. Categorized cell groups within 15 km of each US HCN station were input into a decision logic to categorize the station. The station categorization was compared with existing and derived categorizations using station metadata and 1990 Census Bureau population density data.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/014311698214127

Publication date: November 20, 1998

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