Search for dissertations about: "remote sensing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 248 swedish dissertations containing the words remote sensing.

  1. 1. Remote Sensing of Urbanization and Environmental Impacts

    Author : Jan Haas; Yifang Ban; Costas Cartalis; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Remote Sensing; Urbanization; Land Use Land Cover LULC ; Environmental Impact; Landscape Metrics; Ecosystem Services; Geodesy and Geoinformatics; Geodesi och geoinformatik; Geomatik; Geomatics;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to establish analytical frameworks to map urban growth patterns with spaceborne remote sensing data and to evaluate environmental impacts through Landscape Metrics and Ecosystem Services. Urbanization patterns at regional scale were evaluated in China's largest urban agglomerations and at metropolitan scale in Shanghai, Stockholm and Beijing using medium resolution optical satellite data. READ MORE

  2. 2. Remote Sensing of Urbanization and Environmental Impacts

    Author : Jan Haas; Yifang Ban; Lars Eklund; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Remote Sensing; Classification; Land Use Land Cover; Support Vector Machine; Random Forest; Urbaniztion; Environmental Impact; Landscape Metrics; Ecosystem Services; Geomatik; Geomatics; Land Use Land-Cover; Urbanization;

    Abstract : The unprecedented growth of urban areas all over the globe is nowadays maybe most apparent in China having undergone rapid urbanization since the late 1970s. The need for new residential, commercial and industrial areas leads to new urban regions challenging sustainable development and the maintenance and creation of a high living standard as well as the preservation of ecological functionality. READ MORE

  3. 3. Satellite Monitoring of Urbanization and Indicator-based Assessment of Environmental Impact

    Author : Dorothy Furberg; Yifang Ban; Xiaojun Yang; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Urbanization; remote sensing; land-cover classification; landscape metrics; environmental indicators; environmental impact; ecosystem services; green infrastructure; habitat network analysis; Greater Toronto Area; Stockholm; Shanghai; urbanisering; fjärranalys; marktäckeklassificering; landskapsnyckeltal; miljöindikatorer; miljöpåverkan; ekosystemtjänster; grön infrastruktur; habitat nätverksanalys; Greater Toronto Area; Stockholm; Shanghai; Geodesy and Geoinformatics; Geodesi och geoinformatik; Geoinformatik; Geoinformatics;

    Abstract : As of 2018, 55% of the world population resides in urban areas. This proportion is projected to increase to 68% by 2050 (United Nations 2018). The Stockholm region is no exception to this urbanizing trend: the population of Stockholm City has risen by 28% since the year 2000. READ MORE

  4. 4. Primary Production in African Drylands : Quantifying Supply and Demand Using Earth Observation and Socio-ecological Data

    Author : Abdulhakim Abdi; Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Net Primary Production NPP ; Africa; Drylands; Coupled Human and Natural Systems; Human-Environment Relations; Food; Fuel; Feed; Earth Observation; Remote Sensing; Biomass; Carbon; Supply and Demand;

    Abstract : The human-environment connection in the mostly rural drylands of sub-Saharan Africa forms a complex, interlinked system that provides ecosystem services. This system is susceptible to climatic variability that impacts the supply of its products, and high population growth, which impacts the demand for these products. READ MORE

  5. 5. Urban Change Detection Using Multitemporal SAR Images

    Author : Osama Yousif; Yifang Ban; Lorenzo Bruzzone; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Change detection; High resolution; Image denoising; Kittler-Illingworth; MAP-MRF; Multitemporal SAR images; Nonlocal means; Object-based; Otsu; Outlier detection; Remote sensing; SAR speckle; Urban; Geodesy and Geoinformatics; Geodesi och geoinformatik;

    Abstract : Multitemporal SAR images have been increasingly used for the detection of different types of environmental changes. The detection of urban changes using SAR images is complicated due to the complex mixture of the urban environment and the special characteristics of SAR images, for example, the existence of speckle. READ MORE