WIT Press


Ready-to-use GIS Information From Remotely Sensed SAR Data

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/GIS980251

Volume

21

Pages

8

Published

1998

Size

1,260 kb

Author(s)

G. Sylos Labini, S. Samarelli, G. Pasquariello G. Nico, A. Refice & J. Bequignon

Abstract

SAR data are not suitable for direct use by the GIS community. A wide variety of users, ranging from urban planners to Earth resource managers or insurance brokers, have been managing territorial information in Geographical Information Systems. They want to get relevant and updated information, ready to be inserted into their systems. In order to fulfil these requirements, the relevant information must be first extracted from the radiometric data gathered by the satellite sensors. Information must then be made available in a suitable format. A study has been performed to address the aspect of the realisation of

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