Comparison of Single- and Multi-date Landsat Data for Mapping Wildfire Scars in Ocala National Forest, Florida

  title={Comparison of Single- and Multi-date Landsat Data for Mapping Wildfire Scars in Ocala National Forest, Florida},
  author={Mary C. Henry},
  journal={Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing},
  • M. C. Henry
  • Published 1 July 2008
  • Environmental Science, Mathematics
  • Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing
Remote sensing techniques have been widely used to map fire scars in the western United States, but have not been thoroughly tested in the eastern portion of the country. In this study, a 1998 Landsat Thematic Mapper (TM) image and a 1999 Enhanced Thematic Mapper (ETM1) image were used to test different image enhancements and classification algorithms for mapping wildfire scars in Ocala National Forest, Florida. Single-date analysis was conducted using the 1999 image, while both images were… 

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