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Forecasted reference sample plot data in estimations of stem volume using satellite spectral data and the kNN method

Forecasted reference sample plot data in estimations of stem volume using satellite spectral data and the kNN method

International Journal of Remote Sensing 23(9): 1757-1774

When applying remote sensing in forestry, there is often a need for reference sample plot data as a link between what is seen in the image and the actual ground conditions. In this study, the effects on the estimation accuracy of using forecasted reference sample plot data when estimating stem volume in forests are investigated. The k nearest neighbour (kNN) estimation method is applied, using spectral information in a satellite image and sample plot reference data forecasted up to 25 years.

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DOI: 10.1080/01431160110075794

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