OBJECT-BASED CLASSIFICATION OF LANDSCAPE INTO LAND MANAGEMENT UNITS (LMUs)


Gercek D., Zeydanli U.

Conference on Geographic Object-Based Image Analysis (GEOBIA), Ghent, Belgium, 29 June - 02 July 2010 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Ghent
  • Country: Belgium

Abstract

A cost effective, reproducible and reliable system of classification of landscapes into homogeneous units characterizing land based on its physical, biological and cultural characteristics -denoted as Land Management Units (LMUs) is of significant importance for management and planning purposes. Especially for developing countries, LMU systems are very critical as they aid in decision making process for achieving sustainable development and conservation of resources.