Fundamentals of image processing
and mapping approaches

This section will explain the main image processing steps to map biophysical properties using remote sensing imagery derived from passive sensors. The steps described will focus on:

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Image processing sequence:
The figure above represents the processing steps to get from image to final map. Roll your mouse cursor over the numbers to view the steps (source Assessment Handbook).


Jensen, J. R. (2005). Introductory digital image processing: a remote sensing perspective. Third edition, Prentice Hall: 316.

Phinn, S.R, Roelfsema, C.M. and Stumpf, R. (2009). Remote sensing: the promise and the reality. In: Dennison, W., (Ed.) Coastal Assessment Handbook, Chapter 15, University of Maryland.