Object-oriented classification for urban land cover mapping with ASTER imagery

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This document demonstrates the potential of using an object-oriented approach to map urban land cover. One objective of this work was to test the ability of the object-oriented classification in the generation of urban land cover maps. Anotehr was to produce an updated land cover map for the city of Beijing from Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflecton Radiometer (ASTER) data, with an evaluation of its accuracy.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01431160500444731

Affiliations: 1: College of Resources Science and Technology, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China 2: Department of Geography and Resource Management, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong 3: Department of Geography, Social Science Centre, London, Ontario, Canada

Publication date: January 1, 2007

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