Izvestiya of Saratov University.

Earth Sciences

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ISSN 2542-1921 (Online)

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Application of GIS, Remote Sensing and Tasseled Cap Transformation for the Study of Modern Landscape Plants Region

Khvorostukhin Dmitriy Pavlovich, Saratov State University
Klikunov Andrey Aleksandrovich, Mordovskiy State University, department of geocology and landscape planning

The paper presents the study materials vegetation using GIS and remote sensing data – satellite images. The description of this method of processing satellite images as «Tasseled cap», describes its advantages as compared to untreated so satellite images of vegetation in the study region


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