Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLI-B8, 373-377, 2016
http://www.int-arch-photogramm-remote-sens-spatial-inf-sci.net/XLI-B8/373/2016/
doi:10.5194/isprs-archives-XLI-B8-373-2016
 
23 Jun 2016
UTILIZATION OF LANDSAT DATA FOR WATER QUALITY OBSERVATION IN SMALL INLAND WATER BODIES
M. Pásler and J. Komárková Dept. of System Engineering and Informatics, Faculty of Economics and Public Administration, University of Pardubice, Studentská 95, Pardubice, Czech Republic
Keywords: Landsat, cloud cover, temporal resolution, data gap, water quality Abstract. Many studies deal with water quality evaluation using remotely sensed data. In the field of remote sensing, there have been proposed several procedures how to observe selected parameters of water quality and conditions. The majority of works use methods and procedures based on satellite data but they usually do not deal with suitability and practicability of the satellite data. This paper provides summary of determinants and limitations of satellite data utilization for water quality evaluation. Cloud cover and its influence on size of visible water surfaces is the most deeply evaluated determinants. Temporal resolution, spatial resolution and some other technical factors are discussed as next determinants. The case study demonstrates evaluation of the determinants for Landsat 7 and Landsat 8 data (level 1) and for area of small ponds in part of Pardubice region in the Czech Republic. It clearly demonstrates several limitations of Landsat data for evaluation of selected parameters of water quality and changes of small water bodies.
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Citation: Pásler, M. and Komárková, J.: UTILIZATION OF LANDSAT DATA FOR WATER QUALITY OBSERVATION IN SMALL INLAND WATER BODIES, Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLI-B8, 373-377, doi:10.5194/isprs-archives-XLI-B8-373-2016, 2016.

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