Defining approaches to settlement mapping for public health management in Kenya using medium spatial resolution satellite imagery.

@article{Tatem2004DefiningAT,
  title={Defining approaches to settlement mapping for public health management in Kenya using medium spatial resolution satellite imagery.},
  author={Andrew J. Tatem and Abdisalan M. Noor and Simon I. Hay},
  journal={Remote sensing of environment},
  year={2004},
  volume={93 1-2},
  pages={42-52}
}
This paper presents an appraisal of satellite imagery types and texture measures for identifying and delineating settlements in four Districts of Kenya chosen to represent the variation in human ecology across the country. Landsat Thematic Mapper (TM) and Japanese Earth Resources Satellite-1 (JERS-1) synthetic aperture radar (SAR) imagery of the four districts were obtained and supervised per-pixel classifications of image combinations tested for their efficacy at settlement delineation… CONTINUE READING
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