Landscapes of the natural park “Vepssky Forest”
This paper focuses on capabilities of the aerial and Landsat TM data in identifying landscape types of the Natural Park “The Vepssky Forest” in Leningrad’s region. The studied landscape includes 3 landscape regions, 19 subregions and a variety of elements of morphological structures of the landscapes. Utilization of the aerial photos has revealed 26 types of vegetation in reserve “The Vepssky Forest”. Multiple aerial photos satellite images and topographical maps are used to locate temporal changes in XX c. in the territory of Park. The natural state of the Park made them ideal targets to test possibilities to classify landscape types in the east of Leningrad’s region from satellite images in a correct way.
Keywords: Landscape; aerial photos; satellite imagery; landscape change; elements of landscape; vegetation map; bog’s systems
KeywordsSatellite Image Aerial Photo Land Cover Type Satellite Imagery Peat Soil
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