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Modelling of the quantitative and qualitative evolution of the mangrove ecosystem with spatial information techniques

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Dutch title: Modellering van de kwantitatieve en kwalitatieve evolutie van het mangrove ekosysteem met ruimtelijke informatietechnieken
Reference no: P102/178S3396
Period: 1996 till September 1997
Status: Completed

Thesaurus terms: Evolution; Mangroves; Remote sensing

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  • Ghent University; Faculty of Bioscience Engineering; Department of Forest and water management; Laboratory of Forest management and spatial information techniques (FORSIT), more
  • Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Economie, Wetenschap en Innovatie; Agentschap voor Innovatie door Wetenschap en Technologie (IWT), more, sponsor

The qualitative changes of the mangrove ecosystem of the Kenyan coast are being studied. A multitemporal database is build based on aerial photographs. The use of satellite images will be evaluated. A spatial dynamic model will be elaborated in a GIS, considering physical factors like groundwateroutflow, and socio-economic factors.

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