Detection of Caspian Sea Coastline Changes by Fuzzy-based Object-Oriented Image Analysis


Aliakbar Rasouli
Macquarie University, Department of Environmental Sciences, Sydney, Australia
Ramiz Mammadov
Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, The Institute of Geography, Baku
Vugar Aliyev
AMIR Technical Services LLC, Apsheron district, Djeyranbatan settlement, AZ-0112, Baku, Azerbaijan


Coastal zone detection is an important task in national development and environmental protection, in which, extraction of shorelines should be regarded a fundamental research of necessity. Very dynamic coastlines such as the Caspian Sea coasts could pose considerable risk to the surrounding countries future economic-social developments. Due to the rapid advances in remote sensing technology, modern and reliable techniques are required to detect and update coastline geodatabase of these areas to explore rates of physical and ecological retreats.

April 12, 2020