Measuring of Deforestation Rate Using Pixel Based Approach

  • Anand Malik Associate Professor, Geography, SSN College (University of Delhi), Delhi.
  • Surya Kant Pandey
  • Harish Kumar
Keywords: Deforestation, Land use and land cover change, Verified Carbon Standard (VCS), Pixel

Abstract

Land use and land cover change is an essential part in understanding the interaction of the human exercises with the environmental Changes in the forest cover and the degradation of the forest has been seen as a result of the expanding populace weight and mechanical revolution. Deforestation has numerous natural, social and financial outcomes, for example, loss of organic assorted variety, decline in the carbon sequestration by the woods consequently expanded barometrical CO2 fixation and some more. The present study focuses on the calculating the deforestation rate in a selected landscape of Madhya Pradesh utilizing pixel based approach. Main objective of the study is analysis the deforestation rate in Hoshangabad and Harda area of Madhya Pradesh and test the significance of Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) Methodology utilizing pixel based approach. A pixel has been the essential unit of picture examination and change location procedures since the early utilization of remote detecting information. The paper present the overview of using landscape pixel based approach for investigation deforestation rate. The investigation has use remote detecting framework and GIS techniques to measure changes in forest cover and guide examples of deforestation in Madhya Pradesh for the period of 2003-2014.

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Published
2019-06-27
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