Combining Accuracy Assessment of Land-Cover Maps with Environmental Monitoring Programs

dc.contributor.author Stehman, Stephen
dc.contributor.author Nusser, Sarah
dc.contributor.author Czaplewski, Raymond
dc.contributor.author Nusser, Sarah
dc.contributor.author Yang, Limin
dc.contributor.author Zhu, Zhiliang
dc.contributor.department Statistics
dc.date 2018-02-13T19:33:49.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-07-02T06:57:08Z
dc.date.available 2020-07-02T06:57:08Z
dc.date.embargo 2014-01-15
dc.date.issued 2000-09-01
dc.description.abstract <p>A scientifically valid accuracy assessment of a large-area, land-cover map is expensive. Environmental monitoring programs offer a potential source of data to partially defray the cost of accuracy assessment while still maintaining the statistical validity. In this article, three general strategies for combining accuracy assessment and environmental monitoring protocols are described. These strategies range from a fully integrated accuracy assessment and environmental monitoring protocol, to one in which the protocols operate nearly independently. For all three strategies, features critical to using monitoring data for accuracy assessment include compatibility of the land-cover classification schemes, precisely co-registered sample data, and spatial and temporal compatibility of the map and reference data. Two monitoring programs, the National Resources Inventory (NRI) and the Forest Inventory and Monitoring (FIM), are used to illustrate important features for implementing a combined protocol.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This article is from <em>Environmental Monitoring and Assessment</em> 64 (2000): 115–126, doi:<a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1006487829238" target="_blank">10.1023/A:1006487829238</a>.</p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Biostatistics
dc.subject.disciplines Environmental Monitoring
dc.subject.disciplines Natural Resources Management and Policy
dc.subject.disciplines Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology
dc.subject.keywords data confidentiality
dc.subject.keywords multiple frame estimation
dc.subject.keywords photo interpretation
dc.subject.keywords probability sampling
dc.title Combining Accuracy Assessment of Land-Cover Maps with Environmental Monitoring Programs
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