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Image Interpretation and Analysis

  • Joseph Awange
  • John Kiema
Chapter
Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)

Abstract

The interpretation and analysis of remote sensing imagery involves the identification and/or measurement of various targets or objects in an image in order to extract useful information about them. More specifically, this seeks to extract qualitative (thematic) and quantitative (metric) information from remote sensing data. Qualitative information provides descriptive data about Earth surface features like structure, characteristics, quality, condition, relationship of and between objects.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Spatial SciencesCurtin UniversityPerthAustralia
  2. 2.Department of Geospatial and Space TechnologyUniversity of Nairobi NairobiKenya

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