DLR-Logo -> http://www.dlr.de
DLR Portal Home | Imprint | Privacy Policy | Contact | Deutsch
Fontsize: [-] Text [+]

Matching of high-resolution optical data to a shaded DEM

Schneider, Mathias and Suri, Sahil and Lehner, Manfred and Reinartz, Peter (2012) Matching of high-resolution optical data to a shaded DEM. International Journal of Image and Data Fusion, 3 (2), pp. 111-127. Informa UK Limited. DOI: 10.1080/19479832.2011.618468 ISSN 1947-9832

Full text not available from this repository.

Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19479832.2011.618468


One of the first essential steps in the analysis of optical satellite imagery is orthorectification of the images. Orthorectification without ground control points (GCPs) using only the ephemeris and attitude data (or rational polynomial functions) provided by the satellite operator leads to an absolute accuracy of about 10m to 1km (depending on the satellite and available metadata). The orientation can be improved by measuring GCPs with well-known coordinates in the images. In this article, an alternative method to obtain GCPs from an existing digital elevation model (DEM) is described and assessed. Since at least the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission DEM is available nearly worldwide with absolute horizontal accuracy of some metres, these DEMs may serve as a valuable additional source for the generation of GCPs. Furthermore, several planned and ongoing missions will increase the availability and accuracy of DEMs or stereo imagery, respectively, e.g. ALOS-PRISM, TanDEM-X, etc. Results for several test areas and with data of different spatial resolutions are shown using two methods for the matching process.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/71148/
Document Type:Article
Title:Matching of high-resolution optical data to a shaded DEM
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Schneider, Mathiasmathias.schneider (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Reinartz, Peterpeter.reinartz (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Journal or Publication Title:International Journal of Image and Data Fusion
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
DOI :10.1080/19479832.2011.618468
Page Range:pp. 111-127
Publisher:Informa UK Limited
Keywords:orthoimages; DEM; ground control points; matching; improvement of orientation; coregistration
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Earth Observation
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Vorhaben hochauflösende Fernerkundungsverfahren
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Remote Sensing Technology Institute > Photogrammetry and Image Analysis
Deposited By: Schneider, Mathias
Deposited On:11 Oct 2011 07:35
Last Modified:06 Sep 2019 15:26

Repository Staff Only: item control page

Help & Contact
electronic library is running on EPrints 3.3.12
Copyright © 2008-2017 German Aerospace Center (DLR). All rights reserved.