A Workstation for the Extraction of Coastline from Digital Imagery

by Leslie H. Perry, Coast and Geodetic Survey, Rockville, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Zone '93

Abstract: The delineation of coastline has primarily been a manual tracing exercise from various forms of imagery. In this paper, a process to extract shoreline automatically from digital imagery was discussed. Through a Department of Commerce (DOC) solicitation program, a workstation was proposed to perform this automated extraction process.

Subject Headings: Coastal processes | Automation | Shoreline | Computer software | Imaging techniques

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