Study on natural and human impacts on red-crowned crane habitat in the Yellow River Delta Natural Reserve

@article{Wang2012StudyON,
  title={Study on natural and human impacts on red-crowned crane habitat in the Yellow River Delta Natural Reserve},
  author={Hong Wang and Jay Gao and Liliang Ren},
  journal={2012 20th International Conference on Geoinformatics},
  year={2012},
  pages={1-5}
}
This study aims to assess the relative importance of natural and human influences on the change of the red-crowned crane habitat in the Yellow River Natural Reserve, East China using remote sensing and geographic information system (GIS). Two Landsat images were used to detect the change in potential crane habitat, from which suitable crane habitat was determined by excluding behaviorally and physically fragmented areas. It is found that suitable habitat decreased by 5,105 ha in spite of the… CONTINUE READING