2 edition of Mapping rangeland vegetation in Northern Kenya from Landsat data. found in the catalog.
Mapping rangeland vegetation in Northern Kenya from Landsat data.
Geoffrey Hugh Griffiths
1985 by University of Aston. Department of Civil Engineering and Construction in Birmingham .
Written in English
Thesis (PhD) - University of Aston in Birmingham, 1985.
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Monitoring rangeland using fieldwork techniques presents a challenge in arid and semi-arid areas due to the large geographical area, rough terrain and rich diversity over short distances. Boston, MA. Bunn, A. It receives an annual rainfall of mm which exhibited both temporal and spatial variability and bimodal distribution.
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Dougher, R. While agricultural, grass, secondary growth and riparian vegetation which occupied Figure 2 Full size image Role of remote sensing in monitoring rangeland degradation The application of remote-sensing techniques can play a significant role in rangeland monitoring.
C and Karl, T. The study therefore, sought to establish the relationship between vegetation cover types and SOCS in northern rangelands of Kenya as an indirect method of estimating SOCS in the field. A number of studies have been done to estimate SOCS at global scales Post et al ; Eswaran et al Sombroek et al ; BatjeThese Mapping rangeland vegetation in Northern Kenya from Landsat data.
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Budge, eds. Green vegetation cover is an important factor in regard to rangeland status and is a key sensitivity indicator of land degradation and desertification.
This study further reveals marked encroachment and degradation of the gazetted and protected areas such as the forests and the Nairobi National Game Park by the urban built-up developments and other anthropogenic activities such as grazing.
Vegetation mapping Monitoring vegetation cover is an essential process in rangeland management, as vegetation is the most effective indicator for identifying land degradation and it provides information that helps the understanding of climate and human impacts on rangeland condition.Satellite-based remote sensing has the potential to provide long term coverage of large remote areas on Mount Kenya, especially using the free Landsat data archive and moderate resolution imaging spectroradiometer (MODIS) fire products.
Oct 22, · Thematic Mapping from Satellite Imagery: A Guidebook discusses methods in producing maps using satellite images. The book is comprised of five chapters; each chapter covers one stage of the process. Chapter 1 tackles the satellite remote sensing imaging and its cartographic 42comusa.com Edition: 1.
Vegetation cover assessment in Turkana District, Kenya I by Moses Oor0 Olang Kenya Rangeland Econoligical Monitoring Ubit, Nairobi, Kenya Study area Turkana District in north-western Kenya (Fig. 1) marks the end of a depression extending from Somalia across northern Kenya.
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Remote sensing the northern slopes, while the southern slopes are covered by open steppe vege- vised trend was revealed by analysis of the spaceborne data. Landsat-ETM+-derived EVI showed significantly higher values.Apr 24, · Also, the ebook cover of sagebrush-steppe rangeland within northern Utah in was measured based upon an implementation of IKONOS data, able to identify 5% more variation in shrub cover compared to using Landsat data alone (Sant et al.
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