Domestic experience of satellite monitoring over forest stands in Ukraine

1Zholobak, GM
1State institution «Scientific Centre for Aerospace Research of the Earth of the Institute of Geological Sciences of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine», Kyiv, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2010, 16 ;(3):46-54
Publication Language: Ukrainian
The overview generalizes the domestic experience on the study of forest stands in Ukraine using satellite images stored from the mid-1990s. We represent the achievements of the various institutions and enterprises where remote sensing studies of woodlands are conducted using the satellite data processing and analyses. It is shown that domestic experts use multispectral images (acquired mostly by SPOT and Landsat) as a rule to estimate forest cover changes and to identify forest types, their natural composition and age mainly at the regional scale.
Keywords: multispectral images, satellite data, woodlands
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