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Powerful usage of satellite tv for pc positioning, distant sensing, and GIS in catastrophe tracking and administration calls for learn and improvement in different components, together with info assortment, info extraction and research, facts standardization, organizational and felony features of sharing of distant sensing info. This e-book offers a great evaluation of what's being constructed within the probability prevention and catastrophe administration zone.

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Fig. 5 Road centreline images: (a) QuickBird, (b) IKONOS. In order to illustrate the accuracy, the extracted road centrelines are overlaid on the original image, see Figure 6. In the overlying images the 46 Yu Li, Jonathan Li and Michael A. Chapman thin red lines indicate the road centrelines. It can be obverted in Figure 6 that the road centrelines match the roads well. Fig. 6 Overlay testing images and road centrelines: (a) QuickBird, (b) IKONOS. 5. Conclusions This paper proposed a new method for extracting roads from high resolution remote sensing images such as QuichBird and IKONOS.

On the Application of Nighttime Sensors for Rapid Detection … 33 agencies the conflict caused the displacement of about 975,000 Lebanese and 300,000 Israelis. As December 1 an estimated number of 200,000 Lebanese remained internally displaced or refugees. Differently from the earthquake case now we know quite well the area affected by the event, then we can restrict our analysis to that. Furthermore, in the earthquake case, where probably only the people living the area stroke by the event left their destroyed or damaged houses, we can expect a higher correspondence between the estimated and the actual number of potentially affected people whereas, in the present case, we have a reduced probability of capturing the number of displaced people owing to the fact that they abandoned their houses even if these were in good shape fearing bombing or a military attack.

Proc. of Image UnderstandingWorkshop. Morgan Kaufmann, San Francisco, CA, pp. 403– 426. , Y. Li and H. Dong, 2002. Automated extraction of urban road networks from IKONOS imagery using a fuzzy mathematical morphology approach, International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, 34(2II): 259-263. , 2004. Fuzzy similarity measure and its application to high resolution colour remote sensing image processing, Master Thesis, Ryerson University. , 2000. Road network extraction by hierarchical grouping.

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