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Using Landsat Thematic Mapper and SPOT Satellite Imagery to inventory wetland plants of the Coeur d'Alene FloodplainAuthor(s): F. M. Roberts; P. E. Gessler
Source: In: Hansen, Mark; Burk, Tom, eds. Integrated tools for natural resources inventories in the 21st century. Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-212. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 646-653.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionLandsat Thematic Mapper (TM) and SPOT Satellite Imagery were used to map wetland plant species in thc Coeur d'Alene floodplain in northern Idaho. This paper discusses the methodology used to create a wetland plant species map for the floodplain. Species mapped included common cattail (Typha latifolia); water horse-tail (Equisetum fluviatile); water potato/arrowhead (Sagittaria spp.); and wild rice (Zizania aquatica). Useful classifications were derived and lessons were learned about the timing of image acquisition and field data collection. This will guide improved classifications in the future.
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CitationRoberts, F. M.; Gessler, P. E. 2000. Using Landsat Thematic Mapper and SPOT Satellite Imagery to inventory wetland plants of the Coeur d''Alene Floodplain. In: Hansen, Mark; Burk, Tom, eds. Integrated tools for natural resources inventories in the 21st century. Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-212. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 646-653.
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