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Comparison of changes of land cover and landscape structure in Czech and Austrian borderland in the period 1991 - 2016 using remote sensing
Brůžek, Jindřich ; Kupková, Lucie (advisor) ; Štych, Přemysl (referee)
The aim of the thesis was to compare the development of the land cover and the land use structure in the border areas of the South Moravian Region and Lower Austria on the Czech and Austrian border with the use of data and methods of remote sensing (using the method of Maximum Likelihood). Data from Landsat 5, Landsat 8 (1991 and 2016) with a spatial resolution of 30 m were used for wider area and data from the Rapid Eye with a 6.5 m spatial resolution (2010 and 2016) were used for smaller area of interest Valticko region. The classification legend was derived from the work of Rašín and Chromy (2010). The land cover classification was conducted in the ENVI 5.4 software using training and validation datasetsacquired from the orthophotos and the LPIS database. The best result of the Rapid Eye data classification in 2016 reached overall accuracy 94.87% and the worst reset was reached for Landsat 5 data (88.71%). As for the intensity of land cover changes the most interesting result was obtained for the category arable land, which on the Czech side lost 5.67 percentage points in 2016, while on the Austrian side it was a loss of only 2.81 percentage points. Overall, there were larger changes for data from Landsat satellites, which compared a longer time period. Lower changes have been found out for...
Classification of selected agricultural crops from time series of Sentinel-2 and PlanetScope imagery in Kutnohorsko model area
Kuthan, Tomáš ; Kupková, Lucie (advisor) ; Potůčková, Markéta (referee)
Classification of selected agricultural crops from time series of Sentinel-2 and PlanetScope imagery in Kutnohorsko model area Abstract The thesis is focused on the analysis of spectral characteristics of selected agricultural crops druring agriculutural season from time series of Sentinel -2 (A and B) and PlanetScope sensors in the model area situated around the settlements of Kolín and Kutná Hora. It is based on the assumption that the use of multiple dates of image data acquired crops in different phenological phases of the crops allows better identification of crop species (Lu et al., 2004). The aim of the thesis was to analyse the characteristics of the seasonal course of spectral features of selected agricultural crops (sugar beet, spring barley, winter barley, maize, spring wheat, winter wheat, winter rape) and to determine the period of the year suitable for the differentiation of individual crops. Another aim of the thesis was to classify these crops in the model area from time series of two above-mentioned sensors and to compare the accuracy of the pixel and object-oriented classification approach for multitemporal composites and the accuracy for monotemporal image from the term when the individual crops are clearly distinguishable. The training and validation datasets and the classification mask...
Laboratory/Field Spectroscopy and Remote Sensing Image Data for Vegetation Studies
Červená, Lucie ; Kupková, Lucie (advisor) ; Pavelka, Karel (referee) ; Müllerová, Jana (referee)
Dominant vegetation species of two structurally and functionally different montane ecosystems were studied by means of laboratory and field spectroscopy and remote sensing image data: (1) a homogeneous human-influenced evergreen coniferous forest represented by a Norway spruce forest in the Krušné hory Mountains and (2) a heterogeneous natural ecosystem of a relict arctic-alpine tundra in the Krkonoše Mountains with predominance of grasses. The first part dealing with the Norway spruce forest is especially focused on the methods of laboratory spectroscopy. The assessment of Norway spruce stands on a regional and a global scales requires detailed knowledge of their spectral properties at the level of needles and shoots in the beginning, but ground research is very time-demanding. Open spectral libraries could help to get more ground-truth data for subsequent analysis of tree species in forests ecosystems. However, the problem may arise with the comparability of spectra taken by different devices. The present thesis focuses on a comparability of spectra measured by a field spectroradiometer coupled with plant contact probe and/or two integrating spheres (Paper 3) and proves the significant differences in spruce needle spectra measured by the contact probe and integrating sphere, spectra of...
Tree species classification using sentinel-2 and Landsat 8 data
Havelka, Ondřej ; Štych, Přemysl (advisor) ; Kupková, Lucie (referee)
The main objectives of this master thesis are to evaluate and compare chosen classification algorithm for the tree species classification. With usage of satellite imagery Sentinel-2 and Landsat 8 is examined whether the better spatial resolution affects the quality of the resulted classification. According to past case studies and literature was chosen supervised algorithms Support Vector Machine, Neural Network and Maximum Likelihood. To achieve the best possible results of classification is necessary to find a suitable choice of parameters and rules. Based on literate was applied different settings which were subsequently evaluated by cross validation. All results are accompanied by tables, charts and maps which comprehensively and clearly summarize the answers to the main objectives of the thesis.
Mapping of terrain relics of the extinct village of Palohlavy (Ralsko) using early maps and airborne laserscanning data
Turek, Matěj ; Lysák, Jakub (advisor) ; Kupková, Lucie (referee)
Bachelor thesis deals with mapping of extinct villages using old maps, orthophotos and ALS. Specifically, it focuses on the village of Palohlavy in the former MTA Ralsko. At this location, the methodology of mapping extinct villages in this military area was tested. In the course of the work, the collection and evaluation of available data sources, field measurements, proposal and fulfillment of digidal spatial database and map creation, took place. The spatial database contains elements to determine their time existence.
The influence of spectral resolution on land cover classification in Krkonoše Mts. tundra
Palúchová, Miroslava ; Červená, Lucie (advisor) ; Kupková, Lucie (referee)
The influence of spectral resolution on land cover classification in Krkonoše Mts. tundra Abstract The aim of this diploma thesis was to specify the spectral resolution requirements for classification and to identify the most important spectral bands to discriminate classes of the predefined legend. Aerial hyperspectral data acquired by AisaDUAL sensor were used. The method applied for the selection of the important bands was discriminant analysis performed in IBM SPSS Statistics. The most discriminative bands were found in intervals 1500-1750 nm (beginning of SWIR), 1100- 1300 nm (longer wavelengths of NIR), 670-760 (red-edge) and 500-600 nm (green light). The classification of the selected bands was realized in ENVI 5.4 using the Support Vector Machine classifier, achieving overall accuracy of 80,54 %, Kappa coefficient 0,7755. The suitability of available satellite data for the classification of tundra vegetation in Krkonoše mountains based on spectral resolution was evaluated as well. Keywords: tundra, Krkonoše, classification, spectral resolution, class separability, discriminant analysis, hyperspectral data
Application of imaging spectroscopy in monitoring of vegetation stress caused by soil pollutants in the Sokolov lignite basin
Mišurec, Jan ; Kupková, Lucie (advisor) ; Pavelka, Karel (referee) ; Homolová, Lucie (referee)
Forests can be considered as one of the most important Earth's ecosystems not only because of oxygen production and carbon sequestration via photosynthesis, but also as a source of many natural resources (such as wood) and as a habitat of many specific plants and animals. Monitoring of forest health status is thus crucial activity for keeping all production and ecosystem functions of forests. The main aim of the thesis is development of an alternative approach for forest health status based on airborne hyperspectral data (HyMap) analysis supported by field sampling. The proposed approach tries to use similar vegetation parameters which are used in case of the current methods of forest health status assessment based on field inspections. It is believed that importance of such new methods will significantly increase in the time when the planned satellite hyperspectral missions (e.g. EnMap) will move into operational phase. The developed forest health monitoring approach is practically demonstrated on mature Norway spruce (Picea abies L. Karst) forests of the Sokolov lignite basin which were affected by long-term coal mining and heavy industry and therefore high variability of forest health status was assumed in this case. Two leaf level radiative transfer models were used for simulating spectral...
Forest species determination from satellite data
Launer, Michal ; Kolář, Jan (advisor) ; Kupková, Lucie (referee) ; Brodský, Lukáš (referee)
Forest species determination from satellite data Abstract Examining the species composition of forests from satellite imagery is constantly evolving. The new ways of exploring forests from the satellites make it easier for foresters to maintain a more accurate and up-to-date overview of the state of forests. In this work, the research was made on the forests in the cadastral territories of Osvětimany and Buchlovice in the Chřiby Mountains in the Czech Republic. In this work, data from the Landsat-8 satellite from three seasons and the Maximum Likelihood Classification method were used. The reference maps were used as reference data. The method of work consists in the fact that 6 frames were classified with the help of training sets using Maximum Likehood Classification. Subsequently, the pixels which were at least 4 times out of 6 ranked in the same class after the classification were selected. Based on these pixels, artificial training sets were calculated for each of the 6 frames, and they were used for another classification with the expectation of better results. The accuracy of the individual classification frames was verified by an error matrix on the crop maps. Keywords: remote sensing, forest canopy, forest tree types, forestry map
Validation of global forest change detection databases
Šístek, Petr ; Štych, Přemysl (advisor) ; Kupková, Lucie (referee)
Validation of global forest change detection databases Abstract The main aim of the thesis is to validate selected databases of changes in forest areas based on the analysis of satellite imagery time series in the Czech Republic. For this purpose we are using databases of M. C. Hansen and P. V. Potapov which are mapping the evolution of forest areas internationally. For the purposes of validation, we have proposed a methodology primarily based on historical ortophotographs from 2000-2012, the same time period which is documented in the validated databases. The results obtained were statistically processed, allowing to assess the accuracy of validated databases. At the end of the thesis, we are discussing the causes of identified inaccuracies and presented with recommendations for future improvements of detection of changes in forest areas. Keywords: validation, forest, land cover, change detection, Hansen, Potapov

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