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Geospatial Assessment of Spatio-Temporal Changes in Mangrove Vegetation of Pichavaram Region, Tamil Nadu, India

  • M. Vani
  • P. Rama Chandra Prasad
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Part of the Coastal Research Library book series (COASTALRL, volume 25)

Abstract

The present work is a multi-temporal satellite based spatial dynamic study of an important coastal habitat, the Pichavaram mangrove ecosystem, over a period of 15 years. The study discusses the importance and the status of mangroves on both global and regional scales. Maximum likelihood estimate method of supervised classification technique has been used to classify the land use-land cover changes in the Pichavaram Reserve Forest, Killai Reserve Forest and Pichavaram Extension. The status of the classes has been monitored using Landsat ETM+ of 2000, 2006, 2011, and OLI of 2016 satellite imageries. The total area of the Pichavaram mangrove showed a net increase of approximately 11.41% of the total study area within a span of 15 years (2000–2016).

Keywords

Mangroves Remote sensing Supervised classification Spatial variability analysis Inter-class variability analysis Coast 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lab for Spatial InformaticsInternational Institute of Information TechnologyHyderabadIndia

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