Accuracy 2000: Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural Resource and Environmental Sciences: Amsterdam, July 2000

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789040720857
  • Publisher: IOS Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/1/1900
  • Pages: 772

Table of Contents

Uncertainty in Image-based Change Detection 1
Assessing Positional and Shape Accuracy of Polygons in Vector GIS 9
Managing Spatial Uncertainty in Remotely Sensed Data 13
Error Propagation in Wildfire Behaviour Modelling 23
Accuracy Assessment of a Large-scale Forest map of Central Siberia Derived from Multi-sensor Satellite-borne Synthetic Aperture Radar interferometry (InSAR) 31
Accuracy Parameters Determination for G.I.S. Base Maps 35
Tracking the Positional Uncertainty in 'Ground Truth' 39
The Effect of Control on Reliability 43
Stochastic Spatio-temporal Modelling of Water Table Depth using a Regionalized ARX Model and the Kalman Filter 51
New Advances in Error Simulation in Vector Geographical Databases 59
Impact of the Sampling Density of the Primary Variable and Precision of the Auxiliary Variable on the Estimation of Soil Properties Using Kriging with an External Drift 67
Accuracy of Remotely Sensed Estimates of Landscape Change using Patch- and Boundary-based Pattern Statistics 75
Using Nonprobability Samples in Design-based Estimation of Spatial Means of Soil Properties 83
Effects of Input Uncertainty on the Outcome of a Raster-based Model for Structural Landscape Classification 91
Accuracy in Prediction of Soil Orders using Different Classification Algorithms 99
Reservoir Trophic State Evaluation using Landsat TM Images and Geostatistical Simulation 105
Representation of Cartographic Uncertainty using Virtual Environments 109
Sampling Methodology, Sample Placement, and Other Important Factors in Assessing the Accuracy of Remotely Sensed Forest Maps 117
Spatial Modeling of Discrete Data using Generalized Linear Mixed Models 125
From Soil Data Towards Soil Policy: Accuracy of the Used Spatial Databases 134
Spatial Uncertainty in Estimates of the Areal Extent of Land Cover Types 137
Handling Uncertainty Propagation through the Buffer Operation in a Raster Environment 145
Conventional and Fuzzy Accuracy Assessment of Land Cover Maps at Regional Scale 153
Assessing Aboveground Biomass of Mediterranean Forests Using Airborne Hyperspectral Images and Geostatistics 161
Identification of Appropriate Spatial and Temporal Resolution in Integrated Systems 171
Using Distances for Linear Accuracy Measurements 175
Comparison of DEMs for Analysis of Catchment Hydrology 179
Error-sensitive GIS Development: Technology and Research Themes 183
DM4DEM: a GRASS-compatible Tool for Blunder Detection of DEM 191
Accuracy of Airborne Laser-Scanning 195
Neurofuzzy Systems in Landslide Hazard Assessment 199
Managing Quality by using OLAP Techniques and Data Warehouses 203
Errors Caused by some Transformations of Digital Elevation Models 207
Procedures for Incorporating Uncertainty Information in a Geographical Information System 213
Accuracy of Thematic Maps Derived from Remote Sensing 217
The Effects of Sampling on the Accuracy of Predictions of Soil Properties in Precision Agriculture 225
Landscape Diversity Indices from CORINE Land Cover and Point Observations 233
SAR Imaging System Uncertainty Theory Analysis Based on Mechanism 237
Error Measurement in Multiresolution Digital Elevation Models 245
Geostatistical Mapping of Satellite Data Using P-field Simulation with Conditional Probability Fields 253
Error Propagation Effects in Aggregated Spatial Data with Location Error 261
SIGRISC Project: Geographical Information System for Vulnerability Assessment Application to the Risk of Transport of Dangerous Goods 267
The Effect of Spatial Variability on Hydrologic Distributed Modelling 271
Exploratory Analysis of Spatial Data: a New Computer Program Tested on Mapping of Polluted Sediments 279
Modeling and Prediction of Environmental Data in Space and Time Using Kalman Filtering 283
Multiple Simulations of a 3-D Fractured Medium Conditioned to Various Types of Data 293
User-oriented Concepts to Assess the Accuracy of Nationwide Land Quality Maps 301
An Accuracy Comparison of Six Spatial Interpolation Methods for Modelling Forest Stand Structure on the Fraser Experimental Forest, Colorado 305
Adapting Spatial Databases to Reduce Information Misuse Through Illogical Operations 313
Scale Effects on the Outcome of Environmental Impact Assessments 321
Spatial Data Accuracy and Quality Assessment for Environmental Management 325
Bayesian Probabilistic Methods for Change Detection with Area-Class Maps 329
Area Representation Errors Associated with Rasterization 337
Uncertainty of Field Scale Steady State Infiltration Derived from Rainfall Plot Experiments 343
Uncertainty Assessment in Modelling Cadmium and Zinc Accumulation in Agricultural Soils 347
Estimation of Fragmentation Metrics from Cluster Samples 355
Accuracy Assessment of Thematic Data using Fuzzy Sets and Inter-class Spectral Distances 359
Accuracy of Spatio-temporal RARX Model Prediction of Water Table Depths 365
GIS-based Geo-statistical Analysis of Long Term Experiments in Forest Research 373
Calibration and Validation of a Dynamic Soil Acidification Model at a Large Spatial Scale 381
Data-related Uncertainties in Meso- and Macroscale Hydrological Modelling 389
The Use of Ancillary Data in Field Investigations for Site-specific Agriculture 397
Improving Decisions in Water Management by Incorporating Spatio-temporal Variability of Agricultural Practices, Soil and Climate 405
Error Propagation Analysis for Complex Environmental Modelling: The Case of Spatial Data Quality in Coastal Oil Spill Modelling 409
The Scale Matcher: Determining Scale Compatibility of Environmental Data and Models 417
Environmental Modeling: the Past, the Present, and the Future 425
An Experiment on the Accuracy Improvement of Photogrammetrically Derived DEM 433
Behavior of Forest Volume Relative to Cartographic Boundaries 437
An Algorithm for the Mean Autocorrelation in Regular Arrays 445
Accuracy Assessment Considering Scale in Digital Terrain Modelling 449
Estimating Error in Geophysical Sub-bottom Profiling 457
Using Remotely Sensed Imagery to Extend Forest Inventory Field Plot Data to Large Areas 465
Spatially Distributed Uncertainty Analysis in Hydrological Modelling 473
A Case Study in GIS-Based Environmental Model Validation Using Earthquake-Induced Landslide Hazard 481
Stochastic and Partly-determined Statistical Perturbation of Points, Polygons and Surfaces to Assess Certainty of Environmental Modelling 493
Comparative Spatial Estimation of Snow Water Equivalent on Lexen Creek Watershed, Fraser Experimental Forest, Colorado, USA 501
Accuracy Assessment and Validation of a Land Use-Land Cover Database in Arezzo (Italy) 509
An Algebra for Spatial Data Quality Assurance Routines 513
Error Assessment in a Soil Acidification Modelling Study: Efficiency Issues and Change of Support 521
Towards Dynamic Updating of Data Quality Information 529
Cartographic Delineations using Variables Selected by Principal Component Analysis (PCA) and Semivariograms, and Map Validation by Continuous Classification 537
Using Arrays of Small Ground Sample Plots to Assess the Accuracy of Landsat TM-derived Forest-cover Maps 541
Ambiguity and Uncertainty in GIS Design 549
Multispectral Remote Sensing of Shallow Water Bathymetry: Ground Truth Accuracy and Interference 553
Uncertainty Propagation in Digital Terrain Modelling with Taylor Methods and Interval Arithmetic 561
Measure Error Propagation for Buffer Spatial Analysis in GIS using Gaussain Quadrature Numerical Method 569
Tile Intersection Probabilities for Lines and Areas in GIS 577
Fuzzy System Approach to Spatial Uncertainty Modelling for Environmental Processes: Mapping of Carbon Flakes Deposit from a Petrol-Chemical Plant in Nigeria 585
Hydraulic Head Interpolation using Easily Available External Trend Information 589
Mapping Positional Accuracy of Geographic Information System Data Layers through Error Propagation 597
Assessing the Accuracy of Large-Area Land Cover Maps: Experiences from the Multi-resolution Land-cover Characteristics (MRLC) Project 601
Spatially-restricted Random Sampling Designs for Design-based and Model-based Estimation 609
Uncertainty Introduced by Upscaling Type Transfer Functions 617
Increasing the Quality of Noise Effect Studies by the Integration of GIS and Noise Models 625
Multiple Simulation of Spatial Fields 629
Global Sensitivity Analysis for the Quality Assessment of GIS-based Models 637
Error Distribution, Error Tests and Processing of Digitized Data in GIS 642
The Potential of Data from National Forest Inventory in a Landscape Ecological Context 647
Developing a Model for Quality Assessment of Linear Features 655
Integrating Landsat-TM Data with Environmental Data for Classifying Forest Cover Types and Estimating their Biomass 659
Integration of GIS Derived Soil Information with Geostatistical Estimation of Pedotransfer Functions Input for Soil Processes Modelling Applications 663
Spatial Characterisation of Uncertainty in Forest Change Detection 671
Soil and Vegetation Mapping using Point Data and Multi-surface Modelling 675
Constrained Optimization of Spatial Sampling in a Model-based Setting using SANOS Software 679
Propagation of Spatial Interaction under Superposition 687
Dealing with Spatial Detail in a Virtual Reality Environment 695
Visualisation of Measures of Classifier Reliability and Error in Remote Sensing 701
Co-Kriging of Forest Stem Volume using Landsat TM Data and Detected Edges 709
Uncertainty Propagation and Partitioning in Spatial Prediction of Topographical Factor for RUSLE 717
Improvement of Spatial Accuracy in Natural Resources Mapping Using Multisensor Remote Sensing and Multisource Spatial Data 723
Probabilistic Models in Geographic Information Systems - Bayesian Networks for Management of Uncertainty 731
Ill-constructed Weight Value Sets: Their Effects on Map Overlays and Solutions 739
Detection and Estimation of Boundaries in Spatial Data for Regression Models 743
Thematic Validation of Land Cover Data of the Eastern United States using Aerial Photography: Feasibility and Challenges 747
Fractal Geometry: Addressing the Intrinsic Spatial Uncertainty 755
Assessing Ambiguity in Physically-based Hydrological Models: Stochastic Approach with Application to the Ardeche Catchment (Southern France) 759
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