Remote sensing application for delineating coastal vegetation - A case study

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dc.contributor.author Kunte, P.D.
dc.contributor.author Wagle, B.G.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-01-12T08:40:11Z
dc.date.available 2009-01-12T08:40:11Z
dc.date.issued 1997
dc.identifier.citation Current Science, Vol.72; 239-241p.
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/1978
dc.description.abstract Remote sensing data has been used for mapping coastal vegetation along the Goa Coast, India. The study envisages the use of digital image processing techniques for delineating geomorphic features and associated vegetation, including mangrove, along the central part of the Goa Coast which includes the Mandovi-Zuari estuaries complex. It is concluded from the study that (1) repetitive coverage and spatial resolution of space borne data permits us to locate recently deposited alluvium and change in vegetation (2) though constant biotic pressure is severely degrading the coastal vegetation, there are a few locations, where recent alluvium has deposited forming favourable grounds for growth of vegetation.
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Current Science Association, Bangalore
dc.rights Copyright [1997]. All efforts have been made to respect the copyright to the best of our knowledge. Inadvertent omissions, if brought to our notice, stand for correction and withdrawal of document from this repository.
dc.subject remote sensing
dc.subject mapping
dc.subject vegetation cover
dc.subject mangrove swamps
dc.subject coastal zone
dc.subject alluvial deposits
dc.title Remote sensing application for delineating coastal vegetation - A case study
dc.type Journal Article


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