Terrain characterization using SRTM data

@article{Patel2010TerrainCU,
  title={Terrain characterization using SRTM data},
  author={Priyank Pravin Patel and Ashis Sarkar},
  journal={Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing},
  year={2010},
  volume={38},
  pages={11-24}
}
  • P. Patel, A. Sarkar
  • Published 28 August 2010
  • Geology, Environmental Science
  • Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing
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