Comparative Study of Theories of Change Detection Methods in Landuse and Landcover Using Remote Sensing Techniques

Authors(2) :-Olaniyi Saheed S, Qaadri Jeleel A

Landcover is the natural surface of the earth undisturbed by human activities. It represents vegetation, natural or man-made features and every other visible evidence of land use. Landuse on the other hand refers to the use of land by humans. Change detection is a process of identifying differences in the state of an object or phenomenon by observing it in different times. Techniques of change detection identified in this paper are pre-classification and post-classification change detection which includes image differencing, image ratioing, change vector analysis, principal component analysis, post classification comparison, etc. Various results were achieved by different researchers based on the change detection techniques and data used; Post-classification comparison was adjudged to be the most accurate procedure and presented the advantage of indicating the nature of the changes. Most studies adopted one change detection technique and visual interpretation without comparison for errors detections or inaccuracies in the change detection processes.

Authors and Affiliations

Olaniyi Saheed S
Federal School of Surveying, Oyo, P.M.B. 1024, Oyo, Oyo State Nigeria
Qaadri Jeleel A
Federal School of Surveying, Oyo, P.M.B. 1024, Oyo, Oyo State Nigeria

Change Detection, Remote sensing, Landuse, Landcover, Change Detection Techniques

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Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 10 | September-October 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-10-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 257-267
Manuscript Number : IJSRST1841066
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Olaniyi Saheed S, Qaadri Jeleel A, " Comparative Study of Theories of Change Detection Methods in Landuse and Landcover Using Remote Sensing Techniques, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 4, Issue 10, pp.257-267, September-October-2018. Available at doi : 10.32628/IJSRST1841066
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