Impact Assessment of Oil Exploitation in South Sudan Using Multi-Temporal Landsat Imagery
Source: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 2016
Author(s): Alexander Mager, Lars Wirkus, and Elisabeth Schoepfer
This scientific report examines the spatial impacts of oil exploitation in Melut County, South Sudan, at six points in the time span between 1999 and 2011, based on Landsat satellite data. Three features were analysed: cropland, oil well pads and roads. Feature extraction consisted of pixel- and object-based classification approaches...