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One of the most important challenges of agriculture today is increasing its productivity gains, while controlling its environmental footprint. Because of that plastic covered greenhouses (PCG) mapping via remote sensing is receiving a great attention throughout this century. In this study, a fair comparison was carried out in four PCG study areas a...
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Conference: 41st EARSeL Symposium - Earth Observation for Environmental Monitoring.
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Italian territory is characterized by a conspicuous number of cultural heritage sites to be promoted and preserved. Therefore, regional, and local authorities feel the need to identify an economic and efficient solution to monitor their status and encourage their knowledge among heritage and environmental agencies and the business communities. Usua...
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Albedo quantifies the capacity of a certain surface to reflect incident solar radiation. Therefore, this parameter is relevant in environmental and climate studies as it drives both the land surface energy balance and the interaction between surfaces and atmosphere. It can be estimated and monitored at different scales using Remote Sensing techniqu...
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A deep energy transformation will be tried out across the globe in the next decades in order to detect potential green and renewable sources able to replace fossil fuels. Among the various alternatives, photovoltaic technology, recognized as sustainable, clean, and environmentally friendly essence, is considered one of the most relevant solutions....
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Oil spills in the marine environment increasingly represent a significant problem for the ecosystem. The intensification of the operations of extraction, transport and storage of hydrocarbons has in fact caused a greater frequency of the occurrence of accidents, with consequent dispersion of the material in an uncontrolled manner. Remote sensing pl...
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In Venezuela, according to a report by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) dated September 2021, up to 50,000 oil spills at sea have been monitored in the 2010–2016-time frame. In the current two-year period, the situation does not seem to have changed: the state refinery of the Venezuelan oil company Petróleos de Venezuela, S....
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Anthropogenic pressure on the coastal areas triggers a shoreline deep evolution, impacting the marine-coastal ecosystem. A specific fact-finding tool should be developed to detect the potential damages suffered by such an environment both qualitatively and quantitatively. Web Geographical Information Systems (WebGIS), developed to store, and handle...
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Classification algorithms involve automatically categorising the response functions recorded in any image, i.e., the light reflected and recorded in the pixels by the sensors, as “virtual” representations of real-world objects in classes. These algorithms are finding increasing use in Remote Sensing (RS) applications and the scientific community is...
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Albedo has long been recognized as a relevant bio-geophysical variable to model Earth surface and it was involved in all the climate simulation models. Therefore, the correct modelling of albedo is essential to reduce the error propagation in the prediction algorithms. To meet such a purpose, different methods have been developed over the past year...
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Continuously Operating Reference Station (CORS), based on GNSS observations, are widely used in many fields, both scientific and professional, related to the need of precise positioning. Several GNSS-based applications deal with the safeguard of the cities and, consequently, their inhabitants, from the effects of Slow-Onset Disasters (SODs), and Ra...
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Over the last decades, Earth’s surface has suffered an intense urbanisation process that has impacted Land Use/Land Cover (LULC) and Earth’s surface energy balance. Such a rapid and unexpected phenomenon was not carried out in a sustainable way compromising Earth’s existence in the long term. Therefore, the United States identified 17 Sustainable D...
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The Urban Heat Island (UHI) phenomenon can be harmful during the summer season jeopardizing the safety of some vulnerable population classes. Typically, the study of the UHI requires long data acquisitions using weather stations widely distributed within the cities. To this aim, recent research proposed multi-criteria approaches aimed at quantifyin...
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The consolidation of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) photogrammetric techniques for campaigns with high and medium observation scales has triggered the development of new application areas. Most of these vehicles are equipped with common visible-band sensors capable of mapping areas of interest at various spatial resolutions. It is often necessary to...
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The well-established spread of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) as high-performance devices in the acquisition of huge datasets has found a fertile field in the geomorphological change detection in coastal areas. The ability to retrieve image datasets with multi-epoch frequency makes them effectively incisive for planning ongoing monitoring...
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The article discusses several aspects of spatial planning systems in Poland and in Italy. The analysis included the legal basis for the functioning of both systems, planning levels and documents developed at each level. The planning status of both countries is presented based on the statistical data obtained. This is shown on the cartodiagrams prep...
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The Italian coastline stretches over about 8350 km, with 3600 km of beaches, representing a significant resource for the country. Natural processes and anthropic interventions keep threatening its morphology, moulding its shape and triggering soil erosion phenomena. Thus, many scholars have been focusing their work on investigating and monitoring s...
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In the version of this paper 27 was originally published the name of Marcela Velásquez Fernádez has been corrected to Marrcela Velásquez Fernández. In the version of this paper 44 was originally published the name of Łukasz Tomczyk – at appears with a “v” at the end of this family name. This has now been corrected.
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Climate change increases extreme whether events such as floods, hailstorms, or storms, which can affect agriculture, causing damages and economic loss within the agro-food sector. Optical remote sensing data have been successfully used in damage detections. Cloud conditions limit their potential, especially while monitoring floods or storms that ar...
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The ten-volume set LNCS 12949 – 12958 constitutes the proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2021, which was held in Cagliari, Italy, during September 13 – 16, 2021. The event was organized in a hybrid mode due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The 466 full and 18 short papers presented in thes...
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The ten-volume set LNCS 12949 – 12958 constitutes the proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2021, which was held in Cagliari, Italy, during September 13 – 16, 2021. The event was organized in a hybrid mode due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The 466 full and 18 short papers presented in thes...
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The ten-volume set LNCS 12949 – 12958 constitutes the proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2021, which was held in Cagliari, Italy, during September 13 – 16, 2021. The event was organized in a hybrid mode due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The 466 full and 18 short papers presented in thes...
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The ten-volume set LNCS 12949 – 12958 constitutes the proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2021, which was held in Cagliari, Italy, during September 13 – 16, 2021. The event was organized in a hybrid mode due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The 466 full and 18 short papers presented in the...
Book
The ten-volume set LNCS 12949 – 12958 constitutes the proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2021, which was held in Cagliari, Italy, during September 13 – 16, 2021. The event was organized in a hybrid mode due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The 466 full and 18 short papers presented in thes...
Book
The ten-volume set LNCS 12949 – 12958 constitutes the proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2021, which was held in Cagliari, Italy, during September 13 – 16, 2021. The event was organized in a hybrid mode due to the Covid-19 pandemic.The 466 full and 18 short papers presented in these...
Book
The ten-volume set LNCS 12949 – 12958 constitutes the proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2021, which was held in Cagliari, Italy, during September 13 – 16, 2021. The event was organized in a hybrid mode due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The 466 full and 18 short papers presented in thes...
Book
The ten-volume set LNCS 12949 – 12958 constitutes the proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2021, which was held in Cagliari, Italy, during September 13 – 16, 2021. The event was organized in a hybrid mode due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The 466 full and 18 short papers presented in thes...
Book
The ten-volume set LNCS 12949 – 12958 constitutes the proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2021, which was held in Cagliari, Italy, during September 13 – 16, 2021. The event was organized in a hybrid mode due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The 466 full and 18 short papers presented in thes...
Book
The ten-volume set LNCS 12949 – 12958 constitutes the proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2021, which was held in Cagliari, Italy, during September 13 – 16, 2021. The event was organized in a hybrid mode due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The 466 full and 18 short papers presented in thes...
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Chapter “Automated Housing Price Valuation and Spatial Data” was previously published non-open access. It has now been changed to open access under a CC BY 4.0 license and the copyright holder updated to ‘The Author(s)’. Chapter “Solving Differential Equations Using Feedforward Neural Networks” was previously published open access. It now has been...
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Binding and planned community regulations regarding INSPIRE and other documents resulting from work on INSPIRE have forced the member countries to implement new or updated regulations. The purpose of creating the spatial information infrastructure was to unify the exchange of geographical data at the national and international levels, create transp...
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Soil erosion is recognized as one of the most relevant environmental issues being the cause of shoreline retreat of about the 70% of coastal worldwide areas. A deep knowledge of the geomorphological changes caused by that phenomenon is a primary concern for identifying a proper strategy to face this problem. The current paper is intended to quantit...
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The seven volumes LNCS 12249-12255 constitute the refereed proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2020, held in Cagliari, Italy, in July 2020. Due to COVID-19 pandemic the conference was organized in an online event. Computational Science is the main pillar of most of the present resear...
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The seven volumes LNCS 12249-12255 constitute the refereed proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2020, held in Cagliari, Italy, in July 2020. Due to COVID-19 pandemic the conference was organized in an online event. Computational Science is the main pillar of most of the present resear...
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The seven volumes LNCS 12249-12255 constitute the refereed proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2020, held in Cagliari, Italy, in July 2020. Due to COVID-19 pandemic the conference was organized in an online event. Computational Science is the main pillar of most of the present resear...
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The seven volumes LNCS 12249-12255 constitute the refereed proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2020, held in Cagliari, Italy, in July 2020. Due to COVID-19 pandemic the conference was organized in an online event. Computational Science is the main pillar of most of the present resear...
Book
The seven volumes LNCS 12249-12255 constitute the refereed proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2020, held in Cagliari, Italy, in July 2020. Due to COVID-19 pandemic the conference was organized in an online event. Computational Science is the main pillar of most of the present resear...
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The state of the art is plenty of classification methods. Pixel-based methods include the most traditional ones. Although these achieved high accuracy when classifying remote sensing images, some limits emerged with the advent of very high-resolution images that enhanced the spectral heterogeneity within a class. Therefore, in the last decade, new...
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Land Use/Land Cover (LU/LC) data includes most of the information suitable for tackling many environmental issues. Remote sensing is largely recognized as the most significant method to extract them through the application of various techniques. They can be extracted through the application of many techniques. Among the several classification appro...
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The aim of this work is to provide a review of the main indoor positioning methodologies, in order to evidence their strengths and weaknesses, and explore the potential of the integration in an Unmanned Ground Vehicle built for tunnel monitoring purposes. A robotic platform, named Bulldog, has been designed and assembled by Sipal S.p.a., with the s...
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A wide range of industrial applications benefits from the accessibility of image-based techniques for three-dimensional modelling of different multi-scale objects. In the last decade, along with the technological progress mainly achieved with the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), there has been an exponential growth of software platforms enab...
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In the field of Cultural Heritage preservation and enhancement, detecting objects quickly and inexpensively, with the possibility of repeating measurements several times for monitoring any deterioration, has become an increasingly significant requirement. The existence of a conspicuous historical heritage across the Italian territory often forces l...
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Timely and accurate maps of land cover changes are crucial for understanding the evolution of Earth's features and, consequently, the relationships between individual and collective needs. Therefore, this information is extremely important to develop future planning strategies and tackle environmental issues. This paper aims to exploit the use of G...
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Frequently exposed to natural agents such as waves, wind, tides, storm activity, seasonal changes and anthropogenic agents, coastal areas are tangibly high energy environments and therefore subject to considerable dynamics. In order to mitigate and reduce the impacts on these areas, different types of coastal protection systems can be implemented....
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Remotely piloted aerial systems (RPAS) have been recognized as an effective low-cost tool to acquire photogrammetric data of low accessible areas reducing collection and processing time. Data processing techniques like structure from motion (SfM) and multiview stereo (MVS) techniques, can nowadays provide detailed 3D models with an accuracy compara...
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Several tools have been introduced to generate accurate 3D models. Among these, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are an effective low-cost tool to go beyond on-fields effort limits since they allow to fly over areas difficult to reach and to reduce the time needed to collect and process photogrammetric pictures as well. Combining their versatility w...
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Coastal soil erosion can be recognized as the most alarming environmental issue since, causing shoreline retreat, reduces the area available for plant habitat survival, highly influencing their health status, and, consequently, limiting their ability in beach front properties protection. A deep knowledge of vegetation changes is required to identif...
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Remote sensing techniques based on medium resolution satellite imagery are being widely applied for mapping plastic covered greenhouses (PCG). This article aims at testing the spectral consistency of surface reflectance values of Sentinel-2 MSI (S2 L2A) and Landsat 8 OLI (L8 L2 and the pansharpened and atmospherically corrected product from L1T pro...
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Remote sensing has been recognized as the main technique to extract land cover/land use (LC/LU) data, required to address many environmental issues. Therefore, over the years, many approaches have been introduced and explored to optimize the resultant classification maps. Particularly, index-based methods have highlighted its efficiency and effecti...
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The seven volumes LNCS 12249-12255 constitute the refereed proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2020, held in Cagliari, Italy, in July 2020. Due to COVID-19 pandemic the conference was organized in an online event. Computational Science is the main pillar of most of the present resear...
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Il nuovo trend tecnologico diffusosi negli ultimi anni ha positivamente orientato il settore industriale nella visione di una Industria 4.0, evidenziando la necessità di uno sviluppo tecnico e professionale in linea con gli obiettivi e le strategie di medio lungo periodo a livello mondiale. La Sipal S.p.A. ha ormai da tempo avviato un processo di t...
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Impacted by natural agents such as waves, wind, floods, storm activity, sea level rise and anthropogenic agents, coastal areas are actually high-energy environments and therefore subject to considerable dynamics. In order to mitigate and limit the health effects of these areas, different types of coastal protection systems can be introduced. Rock w...
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Climate changes (CC) are recognized as the most dangerous threat to the long-term Earth’s survival since signals of such phenomenon, such as melting glaciers, sea and soil temperatures, are already traceable, firmly proving the planet warming. For this reason, the scientific community is paying attention to this issue, examining in depth both the c...
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The potential of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) as a low-cost survey technology platform has been widely demonstrated in several research studies. The active development of more refined survey techniques and Computer Vision (CV) algorithms makes these platforms effective and efficient in terms of results and performances. On the other hand, howeve...
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Risk prevention is recognized as one of the most critical aspects of the policies of environmental monitoring. Because of the limited resources and the large amount of structures used for erosion control and slope protection, the Civil Protection and the Italian Forestry Carabinieri are not able to supervise them directly, with enough frequency. Th...
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Best-Invariant-Quadratic-Unbiased-Estimation (BIQUE) of the variance factors is used in this work to evaluate the adequacy, or goodness, of different stochastic models affecting GPS pseudorange measurements (assumed uncorrelated), using the linear Gauss-Markov functional model. Four different stochastic models of the observations are tested, verify...
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Producing geographic information has become increasingly widespread over the last few years thanks to the development of new sensors, tools and algorithms, easily to be implemented and user friendly. Nevertheless, the accuracy of photogrammetric outcomes, obtained by automated software instructions and the use of un-calibrated cheap sensors, is oft...
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(UAVs) very large datasets can be collected rapidly, covering significant surfaces with centimetre-scale resolution, with the consequence possibility to analyse geological structures of coastal areas within those datasets digitally. The monitoring of erosion mechanisms in fact requires high standards of precision to appreciate their effects. With t...
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The six volumes LNCS 11619-11624 constitute the refereed proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2019, held in Saint Petersburg, Russia, in July 2019. The 64 full papers, 10 short papers and 259 workshop papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected form numerous submissions. Th...
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The six volumes LNCS 11619-11624 constitute the refereed proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2019, held in Saint Petersburg, Russia, in July 2019. The 64 full papers, 10 short papers and 259 workshop papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected form numerous submissions. Th...
Book
The six volumes LNCS 11619-11624 constitute the refereed proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2019, held in Saint Petersburg, Russia, in July 2019. The 64 full papers, 10 short papers and 259 workshop papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected form numerous submissions. Th...
Book
The six volumes LNCS 11619-11624 constitute the refereed proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2019, held in Saint Petersburg, Russia, in July 2019. The 64 full papers, 10 short papers and 259 workshop papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected form numerous submissions. Th...
Book
The six volumes LNCS 11619-11624 constitute the refereed proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2019, held in Saint Petersburg, Russia, in July 2019. The 64 full papers, 10 short papers and 259 workshop papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected form numerous submissions. Th...