Guidelines for the use of digital imagery for vegetation mapping

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Statementprepared for the Forest Service Remote Sensing Steering Committee ; Integration of Remote Sensing, Remote Sensing Applications Center ; Paul Maus, guidelines editor ; Mike Golden ... [et al.]
SeriesEngineering management -- EM-7140-25
ContributionsMaus, Paul E, Golden, Michael L, United States. Forest Service. Remote Sensing Steering Committee, Remote Sensing Applications Center (U.S.). Integration of Remote Sensing, United States. Forest Service. Engineering Staff
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Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
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Open LibraryOL15433964M

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