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Miscellanea Geographica

Regional Studies on Development

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Multi-temporal analysis of vegetation reflectance using MERIS data in the Czech Republic

Přemysl Štych / Lucie Malíková / Jan Kříž / Lukáš Holman
Published Online: 2014-06-17 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/mgrsd-2014-0015

Abstract

Accurate high temporal resolution data is a very important source of information for understanding processes in the landscape. High temporal and spectral resolution data enable the monitoring of dynamic landscape processes. For this reason, since 2008 a receiving station for Metosat, NOAA and Envisat data has been installed at the Department of Applied Geoinformatics and Cartography, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague. The aim of this study is to analyse the spectral characteristics of vegetation using MERIS data in the Czech Republic. Spectral characteristics of vegetation were examined both by analysing changes in reflectivity as well as by utilising vegetation indices. Vegetation in forests and agricultural land was evaluated. The results present the spectral characteristics of selected associations of vegetation based on MERIS data and a discussion of the methods of multitemporal classification of land cover.

Keywords: High temporal data; MERIS; Czech Republic; land cover; classification

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About the article

Received: 2013-10-11

Accepted: 2014-03-14

Published Online: 2014-06-17

Published in Print: 2014-06-01


Citation Information: Miscellanea Geographica, ISSN (Online) 2084-6118, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/mgrsd-2014-0015.

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