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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2011 Vol.12 No.9 P.780-786


A tasseled cap transformation for CBERS-02B CCD data

Author(s):  Li Sheng, Jing-feng Huang, Xiao-lu Tang

Affiliation(s):  Institute of Agricultural Remote Sensing and Information Application, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310029, China, Key Laboratory of Agricultural Remote Sensing and Information System of Zhejiang Province, Hangzhou 310029, China, Yuhang Branch Bureau of Planning, Hangzhou Urban Planning Bureau, Hangzhou 311100, China

Corresponding email(s):   hjf@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Tasseled cap transformation, CBERS-02B CCD, Reflectance factor

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Li Sheng, Jing-feng Huang, Xiao-lu Tang. A tasseled cap transformation for CBERS-02B CCD data[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2011, 12(9): 780-786.

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The tasseled cap transformation of remote sensing data has been widely used in agriculture, forest, ecology, and landscape. In this paper, tasseled cap transformation coefficients appropriate for data from a new sensor (China & Brazil Earth Resource Satellite (CBERS-02B)) are presented. The first three components after transformation captured 98% of the four-band variance, and represent the physical characteristics of brightness (coefficients: 0.509, 0.431, 0.330, and 0.668), greenness (coefficients: −0.494, −0.318, −0.324, and 0.741), and blueness (coefficients: 0.581, −0.070, −0.811, and 0.003), respectively. We hope these results will enhance the application of CBERS-02B charge-coupled device (CCD) data in the areas of agriculture, forest, ecology, and landscape.

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