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MRLC Accuracy Assessment Publications

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Accuracy Assessment:

Stehman SV, Wickham JD, Wade TG, Smith JH. in press. Designing a multi-objective, multi-support accuracy assessment of the 2001 National Land Cover Data (NLCD) of the Conterminous United States. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing.

Wickham JD, Stehman SV, Smith JH, and Yang L. 2004. Thematic accuracy of MRLC-NLCD land cover for the western United States. Remote Sensing of Environment 91:452-468. Article Abstract Exit EPA Disclaimer

Wickham JD, Stehman SV, Smith JH, Wade TG, and Yang L. 2004. A priori evaluation of two-stage cluster sampling for accuracy of large-scale land-cover maps. International Journal of Remote Sensing 25:1235-1252. Article Abstract Exit EPA Disclaimer

Smith JH, Stehman SV, Wickham JD, and Yang, L. 2003. Effects of landscape characteristics on land-cover class accuracy. Remote Sensing of Environment 84:342-349. Article Abstract Exit EPA Disclaimer

Stehman SV, Wickham JD, Smith JH, and Yang L. 2003. Thematic accuracy of the 1992 National Land-Cover Data (NLCD) for the eastern United States: statistical methodology and regional results. Remote Sensing of Environment 86:500-516. Article Abstract Exit EPA Disclaimer

Smith JH, Wickham JD, Stehman SV and Yang L. 2002. Impacts of Patch Size and Land-Cover Heterogeneity on Thematic Image Classification Accuracy. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 68:65-70. Article Abstract Exit EPA Disclaimer

Stehman, S.V., J.D. Wickham, L. Yang and J.H. Smith, 2000, Assessing the accuracy of large-area land cover maps: experiences from the Multi-Resolution Land-Cover Characteristics (MRLC) project, Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, pp. 601-608.

Yang L, Stehman SV, Smith JH, and Wickham JD. 2001. Thematic Accuracy of MRLC Land Cover for the Eastern United States. Remote Sensing of Environment 76:418-422. Article Abstract Exit EPA Disclaimer

Yang L, Stehman SV, Wickham JD, Smith JH and Van Driel NJ. 2000. Thematic Validation of Land Cover Data of the Eastern United States Using Aerial Photography: Feasibility and Challenges. Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, pp. 747-754.

Zhu Z, Yang L, Stehman SV, and Czaplewski RL. 2000. Accuracy assessment for the U.S. Geological Survey regional land cover mapping program: New York and New Jersey Region. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 66:1425-1435. Article Abstract Exit EPA Disclaimer

Stehman, S.V. and R.L. Czaplewski. 1998. Design and analysis of thematic map accuracy assessment: fundamental principles. Remote Sensing of Environment, 64:331-344. Article Abstract Exit EPA Disclaimer

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