Techniques and Challenges of the Machine Learning Method for Land Use/Land Cover (LU/LC) Classification in Remote Sensing Using the Google Earth Engine

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Amita Jangid
Mukesh Kumar Gupta
Vishal Shrivastava


In order to accurately observe the globe, land use and land cover are crucial. Due to the proliferation of several global modifications associated with the existence of the planet, land use/land cover (LU/LC) classification is now regarded as a topic of highest significance in the natural environment and an important field to be researched by researchers. Google Earth provides satellite image dataset which contains high-resolution images; these images are used to analyze the land area. In order to address the dearth of review articles throughout the land use/land cover classification phase, we proposed a full evaluation, which might help researchers continue their work. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to investigate the methodical steps involved in classifying land use and land cover utilizing the Google Earth platform. The most widely used techniques researchers employ to achieve LU/LC classification using Google Earth Engine are examined in this work. The classification of land use and land cover for a specific region using time series was covered in this study, along with the many types of land use and land cover classes and the approach employed by Google Earth. The limits of the GEE tool and difficulties encountered during the process of classifying land use and cover have also been covered in this survey document. The importance of this review rests in inspiring future scholars to tackle the LU/LC analysis problem successfully, and this study offers researchers a road map for assessing land use/land cover classification.

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Jangid, A. ., Gupta, M. K. ., & Shrivastava, V. . (2023). Techniques and Challenges of the Machine Learning Method for Land Use/Land Cover (LU/LC) Classification in Remote Sensing Using the Google Earth Engine. International Journal on Recent and Innovation Trends in Computing and Communication, 11(7), 85–92.


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