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What does DES stand for?

DES stands for Digital Elevation Model

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Students, researchers, and practitioners can read about such aspects as advanced algorithms for land use and cover classification, generating digital elevation models from satellite interferometric synthetic aperture radar, assessing urbanization patterns and trends in the Gulf of Mexico region of the southeast US with Landsat and night-time lights imagery, estimating and mapping forest leaf area index using satellite imagery, advanced geospatial techniques for mapping and monitoring invasive species, and mapping marine oil spills from space.
Arshad Hussain Siraj was of the view that as Pakistan is frequently affected by such disastrous situations, it is recommended that Digital Elevation Model (DEM) generated from Panchromatic Remote Sensing Instrument for Stereo Mapping (PRISM) onboard ALOS along with other optical data can be effectively used for flood mapping along River Indus for identification of most vulnerable areas.
The project marks the first all-digital statewide orthophoto mapping program in Arkansas, and involves simultaneous collection of natural color and color-infrared imagery for generation of 1-meter pixel resolution orthophotos and a 5-meter grid digital elevation model.