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Analysis of Rocky Desertification Monitoring Using MODIS Data in Western Guangxi, China

​A case study that applies MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) data in the western Guangxi of southwest China for the first time to monitor the rocky desertification with the change of land cover types.

Topic:

Forests; Climate Change

Details:

​This case study applies MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) data in the western Guangxi of southwest China for the first time to monitor the rocky desertification with the change of land cover types from 2000 to 2010. The study area covers 30 counties in the western Guangxi. The study tends to give somegives suggestions to the local governments on the reconstruction of the rocky desertification and defense on new desertification in order to sustain the balance of the whole eco-geo-environment in western Guangxi of southwest China in the near future.

Author:

Yuanzhi Zhang; Jinrong Hu; Hongyan Xi; Yuli Zhu and Dong Mei Chen

Publisher:

Intech

Year:

2011

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