Feasibility Study of C- and L-band SAR Time Series Data in Tracking Indonesian Plantation and Natural Forest Cover Changes

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Tropical coverage by Envisat ASAR is sparse in space and time and has limited value for monitoring deforestation. The only available dual-polarized multitemporal dataset over Riau province, Indonesia (nine images in a single year), is used to distinguish and monitor tropical plantations and their dynamics and is compared with annual L-band PALSAR data and… (More)

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