Temporal changes in forest landscape patterns in Artvin Forest Planning Unit, Turkey.

@article{Keles2007TemporalCI,
  title={Temporal changes in forest landscape patterns in Artvin Forest Planning Unit, Turkey.},
  author={Sedat Keles and Fatih Sivrikaya and G{\"u}nay Çakir},
  journal={Environmental monitoring and assessment},
  year={2007},
  volume={129 1-3},
  pages={483-90}
}
Understanding the historical dynamics, composition, and environmental disturbances of forest landscapes provides a context for monitoring changes, describing trends, and establishing reference conditions. This study analyses the temporal changes in forest ecosystem structure in Artvin Forest Planning Unit (AFPU), Turkey, during 1972-2002 period based on digitized forest stand type maps using geographic information system (GIS) and interpretation of satellite data. The results showed that there… CONTINUE READING

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