Satellite Images for Monitoring Mangrove Cover Changes in a Fast Growing Economic Region in Southern Peninsular Malaysia

@article{Kanniah2015SatelliteIF,
  title={Satellite Images for Monitoring Mangrove Cover Changes in a Fast Growing Economic Region in Southern Peninsular Malaysia},
  author={Kasturi Devi Kanniah and Afsaneh Sheikhi and Arthur P. Cracknell and Hong Ching Goh and Kian Pang Tan and Chin Siong Ho and Fateen Nabilla Rasli},
  journal={Remote Sensing},
  year={2015},
  volume={7},
  pages={14360-14385}
}
Effective monitoring is necessary to conserve mangroves from further loss in Malaysia. In this context, remote sensing is capable of providing information on mangrove status and changes over a large spatial extent and in a continuous manner. In this study we used Landsat satellite images to analyze the changes over a period of 25 years of mangrove areas in Iskandar Malaysia (IM), the fastest growing national special economic region located in southern Johor, Malaysia. We tested the use of two… CONTINUE READING
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