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Rigorous Photogrammetric Processing of Chang'E-1 and Chang'E-2 Ste...

By: B. Liu; Y. Liu; M. Peng; K. Di

Description: Institute of Remote Sensing Applications, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P. O. Box 9718, Datun Rd, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, P.R.China. Chang'E-1(CE-1) and Chang'E-2(CE-2) are the two lunar orbiters of China's lunar exploration program. Topographic mapping using CE-1 and CE-2 images is of great importance for scientific research as well as for preparation of landing and surface operation of Chang'E-3 lunar rover. In this research, we developed rigorou...

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Kinect-based Real-time Rgb-d Image Fusion Method : Volume Xxxix-b3...

By: T. Du; T. Hu; X. Zhu; W. Guo

Description: State Key Laboratory of Information Engineering in Surveying, Mapping and Remote Sensing, Wuhan University 129 Luoyu Road, Wuhan, Hubei, 430079, China. 3D reconstruction of indoor environments based on vision has been developed vigorously. However, the algorithm's complexity and requirements of professional knowledge make it restricted in practical application. With the proposition of the concept of Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI), the traditional m...

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Evaluation of Terrestrial Laser Scanning for Rice Growth Monitorin...

By: Q. Cao; Y. Miao; H. Liang; N. Tilly; G. Bareth; D. Hoffmeister; V. Lenz-wiedemann; Y. Liu

Description: Institute of Geography (GIS & Remote Sensing Group), University of Cologne, 50923 Cologne, Germany. The rapidly growing world population and the resulting pressure on the efficiency of agriculture require a sustainable development of intensive field management with regard to natural resources. In this context, the use of non-destructive remote sensing technologies to monitor status and change detection of plant growth is in the focus of research and applicat...

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On Borders: from Ancient to Postmodern Times : Volume Xl-4/W3, Iss...

By: G. Bellezza

Description: Universities La Sapienza (Rome), and Tuscia (Viterbo) Via di Brava 121, 00163 Roma, Italy. The article deals with the evolution of the concept of borders between human groups and with its slow evolution from the initial no men’s land zones to the ideal single-dimension linear borders. In ancient times the first borders were natural, such as mountain ranges or large rivers until, with the development of Geodesy, astronomical borders based on meridians and p...

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Precise Head Tracking in Hearing Applications : Volume Xl-5/W6, Is...

By: J. Pilinski; T. Luhmann; A. M. Helle

Description: IAPG, Institute for Applied Photogrammetry and Geoinformatics, Jade University of Applied Sciences, Oldenburg, Germany. The paper gives an overview about two research projects, both dealing with optical head tracking in hearing applications. As part of the project “Development of a real-time low-cost tracking system for medical and audiological problems (ELCoT)” a cost-effective single camera 3D tracking system has been developed which enables the detection ...

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Acquisition and Reproduction of Surface Appearance in Architectura...

By: A. Martos; R. Cachero

Description: Dogram, Parque Tecnológico de Asturias, 33428 Llanera, Spain. Software tools for photogrametric and multi-view stereo reconstruction are nowadays of generalized use in the digitization of architectural cultural heritage. Together with laser scanners, these are well established methods to digitize the three-dimensional geometric properties of real objects. However, the acquired photographic colour mapping of the resulting point clouds or the textured mesh c...

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Rice Crop Monitoring and Yield Estimation Through Cosmo Skymed and...

By: E. Subramanian; P. Kannan; A. Nelson; M. Barbieri; T. Setiyono; P. Christy Nirmala Mary; F. Holecz; M. Yadav; S. Pazhanivelan; S. Jeyaraman

Description: Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India. Rice is the most important cereal crop governing food security in Asia. Reliable and regular information on the area under rice production is the basis of policy decisions related to imports, exports and prices which directly affect food security. Recent and planned launches of SAR sensors coupled with automated processing can provide sustainable solutions to the challenges on mapping and m...

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Near Real Time Applications for Maritime Situational Awareness : V...

By: M. Berg; H. Daedelow; D. Krause; H. Maass; E. Schwarz

Description: German Aerospace Center (DLR), Earth Observation Center, German Remote Sensing Data Center (DFD), National Ground Segment, Kalkhorstweg 53, 17235 Neustrelitz, Germany. Applications to derive maritime value added products like oil spill and ship detection based on remote sensing SAR image data are being developed and integrated at the Ground Station Neustrelitz, part of the German Remote Sensing Data Center. Products of meteo-marine parameters like wind and...

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Geo-spatial Service and Application Based on National E-government...

By: H. Li; L. Yao; X. Meng; J. Shi; Y. Deng

Description: The fifty-fourth Research Institute of China Electronic Technology Group Corporation, Shijiazhuang Zhongshan West Road No. 491, China. With the acceleration of China’s informatization process, our party and government take a substantive stride in advancing development and application of digital technology, which promotes the evolution of e-government and its informatization. Meanwhile, as a service mode based on innovative resources, cloud computing may co...

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Scan Registration Using Planar Features : Volume Xl-5, Issue 1 (06...

By: R. Brumana; L. Barazzetti; M. Scaioni; M. Previtali

Description: Politecnico di Milano, Department of Architecture, Built Environment and Construction Engineering via G. Ponzio 31, Milano, Italy. Point cloud acquisition by using laser scanners provides an efficient way for 3D as-built modelling of indoor/outdoor urban environments. In the case of large structures, multiple scans may be required to cover the entire scene and registration is needed to merge them together. In general, the identification of corresponding ge...

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3D Building Modeling Based on Low Altitude Mapping System : Volume...

By: Z. Lin; F. Xie; D. Gui; Y. Zhou

Description: Shandong University of Science and Technology,Qingdao,China. The development and application of the mapping system with low altitude develops a new 3D city modeling technology means. 3D modeling method with low altitude has high efficiency, low cost, short cycle, strong maneuverability, convenient operation etc. This paper introduces related remote sensing data processing software and stereo mapping software of the low altitude mapping system. The paper also...

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Susceptibility Mapping and Estimation of Rainfall Threshold Using ...

By: S. Sudhakar; S. S. Kundu; K. Goswami; K. Bhusan

Description: North Eastern Space Applications Centre (NESAC), Department of Space, Govt of India, Umiam, Shillong, Meghalaya, India. Slopes are the most common landforms in North Eastern Region (NER) of India and because of its relatively immature topography, active tectonics, and intense rainfall activities; the region is susceptible to landslide incidences. The scenario is further aggravated due to unscientific human activities leading to destabilization of slopes. G...

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Potential of Full Waveform Airborne Laser Scanning Data for Urban ...

By: M. Milenkovic; N. Pfeifer; D. Nguyen; G. Tran

Description: Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation, Vienna University of Technology, Austria. Full-waveform (FWF) LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) systems have their advantage in recording the entire backscattered signal of each emitted laser pulse compared to conventional airborne discrete-return laser scanner systems. The FWF systems can provide point clouds which contain extra attributes like amplitude and echo width, etc. In this study, a FWF data collected i...

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Estimation of Vegetation Height Through Satellite Image Texture An...

By: C. Tarantino; M. Adamo; P. Blonda; Z. I. Petrou; M. Petrou

Description: Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, United Kingdom. Vegetation height plays a crucial role in various ecological and environmental applications, such as biodiversity assessment and monitoring, landscape characterization, conservation planning and disaster management. Its estimation is traditionally based on in situ measurements or airborne Light Detection And Ranging (LiDAR)...

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Making Spatial Statistics Service Accessible on Cloud Platform : V...

By: J. Wu; Y. Zhong; T Li; X. Mu; X. Gao

Description: School of Resource and Environmental Science of Wuhan University, 129 LuoyuRoad, Wuhan 430079, China. Web service can bring together applications running on diverse platforms, users can access and share various data, information and models more effectively and conveniently from certain web service platform. Cloud computing emerges as a paradigm of Internet computing in which dynamical, scalable and often virtualized resources are provided as services. With...

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Development of Photogrammetry System for Grasping Forest Resources...

By: L. Zhu; K. Tachibana; H. Shimamura; Y. Uramoto; N. Ogaya

Description: PASCO CORPORATION, Research & Development Center 2-8-11 Higashiyama, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153-0043, Japan. We have developed a digital photogrammetry system specialized for grasping the forest resources information. In this system, 3D view of aerial photos can be displayed on a PC monitor or a projector. Unlike orthophotos, the 3D display has depth information in it. Hence, the tree canopy size, tree decay situation, etc. can be visualized with more perfection...

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Hyperspectral Remote Sensing with the Uas Stuttgarter Adler – Chal...

By: A. Buettner; H. P. Roeser

Description: Institute of Space Systems, University of Stuttgart, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany. The UAS Stuttgarter Adler was designed as a flexible and cost-effective remote-sensing platform for acquisition of high quality environmental data. Different missions for precision agriculture applications and BRDF-research have been successfully performed with a multispectral camera system and a spectrometer as main payloads. Currently, an imaging spectrometer is integrated in ...

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Regionalization of Agricultural Management by Using the Multi-data...

By: G. Waldhoff; G. Bareth

Description: Institute of Geography (GIS & Remote Sensing Group), University of Cologne, 50923 Cologne, Germany. Regional process-based (agro-)ecosystem modelling depends mainly on data availability of land use, weather, soil, and agricultural management. While land use, weather, and soil data are available from official sources or can be captured with monitoring systems, management data are usually derived from official statistics for administrative units. For numerous ...

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Application of Ecoc Svms in Remote Sensing Image Classification : ...

By: Y. Yang; Z. Yan

Description: School of Environmental Science and Spatial Informatics, China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou, Jiangsu, 221116 P.R.China. Image processing has been one of the efficient technologies for GIS data requisition. Support Vector Machines (SVMs) have peculiar advantages in handling problems with small sample sizes, nonlinearity, and high dimensionality. However, SVMs can only solve two-class problems while multi-class decision is impossible. Error co...

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Designing E- Geographic Atlas of Thai Nguyen Province for School G...

By: H. T. Van

Description: Ph.D Program in Civil and Hydraulic Engineering, Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan. The article deals with designing (Lam, 2003) and editing electronic geographical Atlas (EGA) (Lam, 2002a) as a new trend of cartographyapplied to teach school geography. We have been presenting theoretic (Xalisev, 2006) and practical approaches to design and edit (Lam, 2002b) a version of EGA for Thai Nguyen province with the purpose of teaching Geographyin 9th and 12th classes (La et

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