By means of characteristic spectral information land use can be classified on different scales. This way one can obtain an over-view on the land allocation of a big area, can extract field boundaries, can observe the canopies and see the spatial distribution of crops.
Fig. 1: Satellite image (false colors) with large-scale agricultural classification (spatial resolution 30x30 m)
Fig. 2: AVIS image ( AVIS Flyer) with small-scale agricultural classification (spatial resolution 4x4 m)