Canadian Forest Service Publications

Relationships between multitemporal AVHRR data and Canada's biophysical regions. 1993. Moorman, L.A.; Ahern, F.J.; Beaubien, J.; Cihlar, J. Pages 571-577 in P. Gagnon and N. O'Neill, éditeurs. La télédétection--un outil pour la modélisation et la gestion des changements environnementaux : 16e Symposium canadien sur la télédétection, 8e Congrès de l'Association québécoise de télédétection / Remote sensing--a tool for modelling and managing environmental changes: 16th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing, 8e Congrès de l'Association québécoise de télédétection, June 7-10, 1993, Sherbrooke (Québec). Centre d'applications et de recherches en télédétection, Sherbrooke (Québec).

Year: 1993

Issued by: Laurentian Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 16691

Language: English

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For the Land Cover Classification component of the Northern Biosphere Observation and Modelling Experiment (NBIOME), two image products were generated from multitemporal AVHRR (Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer) data. A systematic investigation of the relationships between the information content of the multitemporal data sets and existing biophysical classifications of Canada revealed that non-irrigated and irrigated cropland, deciduous forest, coniferous forest, grassland, tundra, barrenland, and ice units can be delineated with the 1.1 km resolution AVHRR data.