Semi-Automatic techniquesfor Estimating Climatic Conditions Recorded in the Tree rings

International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
© 2015 by IJCTT Journal
Volume-29 Number-1
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : P.MeenakshiSundari, S. Britto Ramesh Kumar
DOI :  10.14445/22312803/IJCTT-V29P104


P.MeenakshiSundari, S. Britto Ramesh Kumar "Semi-Automatic techniquesfor Estimating Climatic Conditions Recorded in the Tree rings". International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT) V29(1):19-22, October 2015. ISSN:2231-2803. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract -
This paper describes a semi-automatic technique for dendroclimatology. Dating of tree rings and surveying the environmental changes by analysing the tree rings pattern in the cross section of tree image. Many algorithms are proposed, but still need sufficient improvement in this area. This paper describes a modified canny algorithm for detecting the edges and also proposed Hough transform technique for finding the annual period of trees and analysis the growth of tree which helps to get the environment changes in the particular area.

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Hough Technique, dendrochronology, dendroclimatology, edge detection, Gaussian filtering, tree ring.