CHANGE PATTERN EXPLORATION WITH HIERARCHICAL BI-CLUSTERING ON SENTINEL-1 SAR AND NIGHTTIME LIGHT DATA
Keywords: Sentinel-1, SAR, Nighttime night,Change pattern, Exploration, Hierarchical bi-clustering
Abstract. In the last few decades, urbanization activities have promoted the emergence of megacities, megalopolis, urban clusters or large urban aggregations, but only a few studies have analyzed them using remote sensing data in both the spatial and the temporal domains. In this paper, combining SAR and multispectral sensors with different resolutions, a novel approach, improved by means of a hierarchical clustering technique, is proposed. Urban changes are mapped in the form of multiple spatio-temporal patterns, visualized by change vectors exploiting the combination of SAR and nighttime light data.