Identifying Spatial Units of Human Occupation in the Brazilian Amazon Using Landsat and CBERS Multi-Resolution Imagery

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Dal’Asta, Ana Paula ; Brigatti, Newton ; Amaral, Silvana ; Escada, Maria Isabel Sobral ; Monteiro, Antonio Miguel Vieira (2012)
  • Publisher: Molecular Diversity Preservation International
  • Journal: Remote Sensing (issn: 2072-4292)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/rs4010068
  • Subject: digital image processing | Q | Brazilian Amazon | Science | remote sensing | extensive urbanization | multi-resolution data | human occupation

Every spatial unit of human occupation is part of a network structuring an extensive process of urbanization in the Amazon territory. Multi-resolution remote sensing data were used to identify and map human presence and activities in the Sustainable Forest District of C... View more
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