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Remote sensing as a source of land cover information utilized in the universal soil loss equationIn this study, methods for gathering the land use/land cover information required by the USLE were investigated with medium altitude, multi-date color and color infrared 70-mm positive transparencies using human and computer-based interpretation techniques. Successful results, which compare favorably with traditional field study methods, were obtained within the test site watershed with airphoto data sources and human airphoto interpretation techniques. Computer-based interpretation techniques were not capable of identifying soil conservation practices but were successful to varying degrees in gathering other types of desired land use/land cover information.
Document ID
19800038280
Document Type
Conference Proceedings
Authors
Morris-Jones, D. R. (Wisconsin Univ. Madison, WI, United States)
Morgan, K. M. (Wisconsin Univ. Madison, WI, United States)
Kiefer, R. W. (Wisconsin Univ. Madison, WI, United States)
Scarpace, F. L. (Wisconsin, University Madison, Wis., United States)
Date Acquired
August 10, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1979
Subject Category
EARTH RESOURCES AND REMOTE SENSING
Meeting Information
International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment(Ann Arbor, MI)
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: EPA-G-005139-01
CONTRACT_GRANT: NGL-50-002-127
Distribution Limits
Public
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