1 Multi-temporal Landsat Image Classification and Change Analysis of Land Cover in the Twin Cities ( Minnesota ) Metropolitan Area

@inproceedings{Bauer20051ML,
  title={1 Multi-temporal Landsat Image Classification and Change Analysis of Land Cover in the Twin Cities ( Minnesota ) Metropolitan Area},
  author={Marvin E. Bauer and K. E. SAWAYA},
  year={2005}
}
This paper describes the methods and results of classifications of multi-temporal Landsat TM/ETM+ data of the seven-county Twin Cities Metropolitan Area of Minnesota for 1986, 1991 and 1998. The overall classification accuracies were 95% for the three years, and the change detection accuracy was 88-90%. The classifications showed that the amount of urban or developed land increased from 25.8% to 30.6% of the total area between 1986 and 1998. The results are being used to project future growth… CONTINUE READING