Thomas Blaschke

Thomas Blaschke is a Professor at the Department of Geoinformatics – Z_GIS, University of Salzburg, Austria, and directs the Doctoral College GIScience. His research interests include methodological issues of the integration of GIS and remote sensing. He is author, co-author or editor of 360 scientific publications including 17 books and received several academic awards, including the Christian Doppler Prize.


OBIA and Point Clouds

Object-based Image Analysis (OBIA) has been developed to improve the accuracy of conventional, pixel-based classification of multispectral images. Introduced around the year 2000 and implemented in various software packages such as eCognition, OBIA has been successfully applied for mapping land cove... (read more)