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What Drives Land Use/Cover Change?

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ISBN-10: 384339248X

ISBN-13: 9783843392488

Edition: N/A

Authors: Lambert Academic Publishing

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Conservation in a dynamic setting requires understanding the processes, trends and factors leading to landscape change. This study integrated Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System, and analysis of household survey data to quantify the land cover dynamics between 1975 and 2004, to evaluate the factors influencing household's land use change, and to predict the locations of forest change in Nam Dong district, Central Vietnam. On the course of the study period, district's total forest cover did not decrease rapidly. However, there were dynamic transitions in land cover. Degradation of closed canopy forests accelerated after 2001, coinciding with implementation of forest…    
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List price: $80.00
Publisher: Lambert Academic Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.30" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English