Assessment of sand encroachment in El-Qutaynah area, Sudan using remote sensing and geographic information system

@inproceedings{Fadol2012AssessmentOS,
  title={Assessment of sand encroachment in El-Qutaynah area, Sudan using remote sensing and geographic information system},
  author={Wedad Fadol and Mohammed Hassen Salih and Ayman H. El-Hag and Amna Ahmed Hamid},
  year={2012}
}
This study focused on the assessment and evaluation of land degradation and desertification in ElQutaynah area, White Nile State, Sudan. Through monitoring and mapping of the changes that occurred in the Land Use/land cover (LU/LC) due to drought and sand encroachment in the study area was the main goal of this research. The study covered the period between 1986 to 2006. The research was based on the data and information deduced and extracted from remote sensed landsat thematic mapper (TM) and… CONTINUE READING

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