A development of the Enhanced Built-up and Bareness Index (EBBI) based on combination of multi-resolution Landsat 8 and Sentinel 2 MSI images

  • Organ:
    1 Institute of Techniques for Special Engineering, Military Technical Academy, Hanoi, Vietnam
    2 Faculty of Geomatics and Land Administration, Hanoi University of Mining and Geology, Vietnam
    3 Military Technical Academy, Hanoi, Vietnam
    4 The Military Terrain Training Center, Department of Cartography of the General Staff, People's Army of Vietnam
  • Keywords: Ảnh vệ tinh đa độ phân giải,Đất trống,Đất xây dựng,Đô thị hóa,Viễn thám.
  • Received: 15th-Oct-2020
  • Accepted: 23rd-Dec-2020
  • Available online: 28th-Feb-2021
Pages: 1 - 9
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Classification of built-up land and bare land on remote sensing images is a very difficult problem due to the complexity of the urban land cover. Several urban indices have been proposed to improve the accuracy in classifying urban land use/land cover from optical satellite imagery. This paper presents an development of the EBBI (Enhanced Built-up and Bareness Index) index based on the combination of Landsat 8 and Sentinel 2 multi-resolution satellite imagery. Near infrared band (band 8a), short wave infrared band (band 11) of Sentinel 2 MSI image and thermal infrared band (band 10) Landsat 8 image were used to calculate EBBI index. The results obtained show that the combination of Landsat 8 and Sentinel 2 satellite images improves the spatial resolution of EBBI index image, thereby improving the accuracy of classification of bare land and built-up land by about 5% compared with the case using only Landsat 8 images.

How to Cite
Trinh, H.Le, Le, H.Thu Thi, Le, L.Duc and Nguyen, L.Thanh 2021. A development of the Enhanced Built-up and Bareness Index (EBBI) based on combination of multi-resolution Landsat 8 and Sentinel 2 MSI images (in Vietnames). Journal of Mining and Earth Sciences. 62, 1 (Feb, 2021), 1-9. DOI:https://doi.org/10.46326/JMES.2021.62(1).01.

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