• Jaroslav Nýdrle CTU in Prague, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Department of Geomatics, Prague, Thákurova 7, Czech Republic,



Satellite, Landsat 8, Planet Scope, Sentinel 2, Remote sensing, LST, NDVI, NDWI, NDBI


This article focuses on the issue of using data obtained through remote sensing methods  in the administrative district of the municipality with extended powers of Liberec (the Czech Republic). The first part of the article discusses the question of using Earth remote sensing data for city agendas in general. Then, it presents a questionnaire, created for evaluating the needs of the Liberec municipality. This questionnaire, focusing on the use of remotely sensed data, was created on the basis of a review of relevant literature. Based on the results of the questionnaire, the following spatial information requirements were chosen to be addressed: land surface temperature map - LST (Landsat 8), vegetation index - NDVI (Sentinel 2, Planet Scope), normalized difference water index - NDWI, NDWI 2 (Sentinel 2), normalized difference built-up index - NDBI (Sentinel 2). All data obtained during the creation of this study have become part of the database of the Urban Planning and GIS Department and are available to employees of the City of Liberec.


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How to Cite

Nýdrle, J. (2021). REMOTE SENSING DATA IN MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT. Stavební Obzor - Civil Engineering Journal, 30(4).