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A Web Platform Development to Perform Thematic Accuracy Assessment of Sugarcane Mapping in South-Central Brazil

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Autor(es):
Adami, Marcos [1] ; Mello, Marcio Pupin [1] ; Aguiar, Daniel Alves [1] ; Theodor Rudorff, Bernardo Friedrich [1] ; de Souza, Arley Ferreira [1]
Número total de Autores: 5
Afiliação do(s) autor(es):
[1] Natl Inst Space Res INPE, Remote Sensing Div DSR, BR-12227010 Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP - Brazil
Número total de Afiliações: 1
Tipo de documento: Artigo Científico
Fonte: REMOTE SENSING; v. 4, n. 10, p. 3201-3214, OCT 2012.
Citações Web of Science: 20
Resumo

The ability to monitor sugarcane expansion in Brazil, the world's largest producer and exporter of sugar and second largest producer of ethanol, is important due to its agricultural, economic, strategic and environmental relevance. With the advent of flex fuel cars in 2003 the sugarcane area almost doubled over the last decade in the South-Central region of Brazil. Using remote sensing images, the sugarcane cultivation area was annually monitored and mapped between 2003 and 2012, a period of major sugarcane expansion. The objective of this work was to assess the thematic mapping accuracy of sugarcane, in the crop year 2010/2011, with the novel approach of developing a web platform that integrates different spatial and temporal image resolutions to assist interpreters in classifying a large number of points selected by stratified random sampling. A field campaign confirmed the suitability of the web platform to generate the reference data set. An overall accuracy of 98% with an area estimation error of -0.5% was achieved for the sugarcane map of 2010/11. The accuracy assessment indicated that the map is of excellent quality, offering very accurate sugarcane area estimation for the purpose of agricultural statistics. Moreover, the web platform showed to be very effective in the construction of the reference dataset. (AU)

Processo FAPESP: 08/56252-0 - Environmental and socioeconomic impacts associated with the production and consumption of sugarcane ethanol in south central Brazil
Beneficiário:Evlyn Márcia Leão de Moraes Novo
Linha de fomento: Auxílio à Pesquisa - Programa BIOEN - Temático