Geography and Natural Resources

, Volume 34, Issue 3, pp 278–284 | Cite as

Using the landscape map to assess the productivity of geosystems in the southern taiga of Western Siberia

  • E. I. Kuz’menko
  • Sh. Maksyutov
  • I. N. Vladimirov
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The principle of structural-dynamical landscape science was used in mapping the taiga of the Ob’-Irtysh, Lower Irtysh and Tobol regions. The spatiotemporal dynamics of the regions’ geosystems is outlined, and their productivity is assessed from forest inventory data and NDVI indices as calculated on the basis of Landsat-5 TM images.


geosystem landscape mapping spatial-dynamical modeling 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. I. Kuz’menko
    • 1
  • Sh. Maksyutov
    • 2
  • I. N. Vladimirov
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Geography, Siberian BranchRussian Academy of SciencesIrkutskRussia
  2. 2.National Institute for Environmental StudiesTokyoJapan

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