Mapping biodiversity from the sky

Kamaljit Bawa, S and Rose, J and Ganeshaiah, KN and Kiran, MC and Barve, Narayani and Uma Shaanker, R (2001) Mapping biodiversity from the sky. In: Tropical Ecosystems: Structure, Diversffy and Human Welfare. Proceedings of the intemationai Conference on Tropical Ecosystems. Oxford & IBH, New Delhi, pp. 523-525. ISBN 812041496965

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Abstract

An efficient conservation planning is contingent upon assessment and mapping of biological diversity to identify the local, regional and global hot spots (Wilson, 2000). The existing methods to map biodiversity on a large spatial scale are time consuming as they require intensive ground surveys. In this paper we demonstrate the use of remote sensing imagery to assess and map the biodiversity in a tropical ecosystem and discuss the use of this technique in monitoring as well as conservation planning.

Item Type: Book Section
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Mapping, biodiversity, NDVI, conservation, monitoring, species richness, species diversity.
Subjects: C Publications by ATREEians > H Book Chapters
Divisions: Publications by ATREEians > Book Chapters
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Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2016 09:20
Last Modified: 15 Dec 2016 09:20
URI: http://eprints.atree.org/id/eprint/428

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