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Use of IKONOS satellite data to identify informal settlements in Dehradun, India

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Abstract:

This research highlights the potential of IKONOS satellite data to identify the temporary structures in a part of Dehradun, India. Houses with plastic roof covers reveal dark grey tone in merged IKONOS product, which helps to extract information about the people living below poverty line. Extent of these areas can be quantified using classification technique successfully. Mixing of shadow pixels with temporary structures poses limitation and need further research.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/01431160600705122

Affiliations: Human Settlement Analysis Division, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun 248001, India

Publication date: 2007-01-01

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