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Remote Sensing In Support Of Assessing Land-cover Changes In Paphos District (Cyprus): A Sustainable Development Project

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SPD030481

Volume

67

Pages

12

Published

2003

Size

805.88 kb

Author(s)

D.G. Hadjimitsis, A. Retalis, C.R.I. Clayton, L. Toulios, P. Perdikou & C.G. Hadjimitsi

Abstract

Remote sensing in support of assessing landcover changes in Paphos District (Cyprus): A sustainable development project D. G. ~adjirnitsis'>"~, A. ~ e t a l i s ~ , C. R. I. clayton3, L. ~ o u l i o s ~ , P. perdikou3 & C. G. ~adjimitsi' I Cyprus Research Centre for Remote Sensing & GIS (CRCRG)- Hadjimitsis Consultants, Civil & Environmental Engineers, Paphos, Cyprus. 2 Department of Civil Engineering, Frederick Institute of Technology, Nicosia, Cyprus 3~epartment of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK 4 National Observatory of Athens, Institute for Space Applications & Remote Sensing, Athens, Greece. 5~ational Agricultural Research Foundation (NAGREF), Larissa, Greece Abstract Land cover maps constitute necessary tools for development planning and management of the terrain. Furthermore, land cover maps depicting the current reality are essential in countries where, due to political problems or rapid dynamic phenomena that have taken place, resulti

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