Project for development of application using satellite image to measure paddy rice planted area in Japan - Case of ALOS/PALSAR

Naoki Ishitsuka, Nobuhiro Tomiyama, Tsutomu Yamanokuchi, Genya Saito, Chinatsu Yonezawa, Shigeo Ogawa

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    Abstract

    The agricultural statistical section of Japanese government starts the project for development of application using satellite image to measure paddy rice planted area in Japan from 2009. While clouds block optical sensor observations, measurement method using SAR should be developed. The project carried out selected 8 cities in 2009. This paper reports results of ALOS/PALSAR data. The average accuracy of detection of paddy rice planted fields was about 70%. It is considered that spatial resolution of ALOS/PALSAR is not enough Japanese paddy fields. Therefore we expect ALOS-2 sensor.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publication2011 3rd International Asia-Pacific Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar, APSAR 2011
    Pages471-474
    Number of pages4
    Publication statusPublished - 2011 Dec 22
    Event2011 3rd International Asia-Pacific Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar, APSAR 2011 - Seoul, Korea, Republic of
    Duration: 2011 Sep 262011 Sep 30

    Publication series

    Name2011 3rd International Asia-Pacific Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar, APSAR 2011

    Other

    Other2011 3rd International Asia-Pacific Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar, APSAR 2011
    Country/TerritoryKorea, Republic of
    CitySeoul
    Period11/9/2611/9/30

    Keywords

    • ALOS/PALSAR
    • paddy fields
    • paddy rice
    • water

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Computer Networks and Communications
    • Communication

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