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Prediction of Land Cover Changes in Vellore District of Tamil Nadu by Using Satellite Image Processing

  • M. Prabu
  • S. Margret Anouncia
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Abstract

Prediction of land cover changes is important to evaluate the land use or land cover changes to monitor the land use changing aspects for the Vellore district. Due to land use and land cover change, most of the rural areas around the Vellore district become unable to cope with environmental risk and agriculture. Population is one of the main issues in increasing the land cover changes in Vellore district. From the satellite, data can easily find out the changes in Vellore district. Result is compared with real time to show the extreme changes in the study area. Vegetation cover decreased, and settlement and built up areas increased due to increasing population. The Objective is to find out the land cover changes and predict how the Vellore district in future. And also, this study suggests some remedial measures to protect agriculture of Vellore district.

Keywords

Land cover changes Satellite image processing Vegetation index GIS Remote sensing 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Computer Science and EngineeringVIT UniversityVelloreIndia

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