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Quantitative derivation of key soil parameters on the basis of hyperspectral remote sensing data

Bayer, Anita and Müller, Andreas and Bachmann, Martin and Rößler, Sebastian and Weide, Sebastian (2010) Quantitative derivation of key soil parameters on the basis of hyperspectral remote sensing data. In: Proceedings of Hyperspectral Workshop 2010. ESTEC. Hyperspectral Workshop 2010, 17.-19. März 2010, Frascati, Italy. ISBN 978-92-9221-247-6. ISSN 1609-042X

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Abstract

The Subtropical Thicket Biome (Eastern Cape, South Africa) with its dense shrub vegetation in pristine conditions stores unusually large amounts of carbon for a semi-arid region. Therefore it is a region of extraordinary importance [7]. Currently the region undergoes fundamental changes caused by heavy grazing of goats which is accompanied by a serious depletion of carbon stocks above and below ground. The key soil parameters clay, iron and organic carbon can be used to assess land degradation. In this context these parameters are quantified using hyperspectral remote sensing data and multiple linear regression techniques. First, the correlation of spectral features with measured soil contents is modelled using unsupervised partial-least-squares regression analysis and second a feature-based approach is tested.

Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Title:Quantitative derivation of key soil parameters on the basis of hyperspectral remote sensing data
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of Authors
Bayer, Anitaanita.bayer@dlr.de
Müller, AndreasUNSPECIFIED
Bachmann, MartinUNSPECIFIED
Rößler, SebastianUNSPECIFIED
Weide, SebastianUNSPECIFIED
Date:2010
Journal or Publication Title:Proceedings of Hyperspectral Workshop 2010
Refereed publication:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Editors:
EditorsEmail
ESA Communications , ESAESA
Publisher:ESTEC
ISSN:1609-042X
ISBN:978-92-9221-247-6
Status:Published
Keywords:hyperspectral remote sensing, soil, South Africa, degradation
Event Title:Hyperspectral Workshop 2010
Event Location:Frascati, Italy
Event Type:Workshop
Event Dates:17.-19. März 2010
Organizer:ESA
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)
HGF - Program:Space (old)
HGF - Program Themes:W EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research area:Space
DLR - Program:W EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research theme (Project):W - Vorhaben Prozesse der Landoberfläche (old)
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:German Remote Sensing Data Center > Land Surface
Deposited By: Anita Daniela Bayer
Deposited On:24 Nov 2010 09:15
Last Modified:24 Nov 2010 09:15

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