Land cover mapping using spot-vegetation for South Central Asia
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Published by Indian Institute of Remote Sensing in Dehradun .
Written in English



  • South Asia,
  • Asia, Central


  • Vegetation monitoring -- South Asia -- Remote sensing.,
  • Vegetation monitoring -- Asia, Central -- Remote sensing.,
  • Forest mapping -- South Asia -- Remote sensing.,
  • Forest mapping -- Asia, Central -- Remote sensing.,
  • Land use -- South Asia -- Remote sensing.,
  • Land use -- Asia, Central -- Remote sensing.

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Edition Notes

StatementP.S. Roy ... [et al.].
ContributionsRoy, P. S., Dr., Indian Institute of Remote Sensing.
LC ClassificationsQK341 .L366 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination98 p. :
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3333184M
ISBN 108190141856
LC Control Number2004312237

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South and Southeast Asia in This paper presents a synopsis of this project. was used for preparing the mosaic and land cover map of /86 and / SPOT VEGETATION data was used for / analyses. information for land use/land cover mapping, forest cover mapping, and environmental. 2. Prepare time-series land cover maps of selected countries in South and Southeast Asia; 3. Identify ‘hot spot’ areas and investigate in detail using high resolution satellite data and ground survey; 4. Develop methodological guidelines and land cover classification system suitable for the project; 5. The land-use outcomes may bring about positive or negative environmental and socio-economic changes—or both—at the local, regional, and even global level. This Special Issue seeks to assemble papers that advance our knowledge about the drivers and effects of land-use changes in South and Southeast Asia. Land cover mapping using SPOT-VEGETATION for South central Asia: Global Land Cover (GLC) is an initiative to make Global Land Cover data sets available for the researchers involved in Global/Regional Studies for land surface parameterization. It is a major project of European Commission-Joint Research Centre (JRC), Italy with an objective.

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(). Land cover map of Southeast Asia at m spatial resolution. Remote Sensing Letters: Vol. 7, No. 7, pp. Land cover maps of /86 and /93 were prepared using NOAA AVHRR and a land cover map of was prepared using VEGETATION data. "Hot Spot" areas were identified using these data . Land-use land cover information was extracted for the study area based on the land cover map of Southeast Asia derived at 1-km spatial resolution by using time series SPOT-NDVI datasets (Agrawal.   Book Description. Filling the need for a comprehensive book that covers both theory and application, Remote Sensing of Land Use and Land Cover: Principles and Applications provides a synopsis of how remote sensing can be used for land-cover characterization, mapping, and monitoring from the local to the global contributions by leading scientists from around the world, this .