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: Imaging techniques | Geographic information systems | Information systems | Shores | Automation | Computer software | Geomorphology | Mapping

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