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GENERATION OF LAND USE MAPS REQUIRED FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION PHASE OF A SPATIAL DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR PUERTO RICO

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Román, G., A. Castro, and E. Carreras. 2010.

Generation of Land Use Maps Required for the Implementation Phase of a Spatial Decision Support System for Puerto Rico: Xplorah 2010 Land Use Map-Technical Documentation. Geographic Mapping Technologies, Corporation, San Juan, PR. 143 pp. for VITO, Boeretang 200, BE-2400 Mol, Belgium

This document addresses the methodology and operational details of the land use classification activities to be performed as part of the Xplorah Project in order to produce a high quality land use map for the 2010 situation at 15, 60 and 240 meter resolution. Topics discussed include the classification scheme, classification techniques, data integration techniques and accuracy assessment methods.