Remote sensing and GIS in coral reef environment: An overview

Chandrasekar, N and Victor, A C C and Easterson, D C V and Muthiah, P (2002) Remote sensing and GIS in coral reef environment: An overview. Proceedings of the National Seminar on Marine and Coastal Ecosystems : Coral and Mangrove: Problems and management strategies, 2. pp. 132-138.


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    Indian Coast line particularly Tamil Nadu, Andaman and Nicobar islands, Lakshadweep island and Gulf of Kachchh are characterized by mangroves, coral reefs, sea grass ,and seaweeds. The need for better monitoring and mapping of these resources has ' increased dramatically in recent yearn. The main aim of this paper is to review the potential of high resolution satellites used for coral reef ecosystem. Recent studies have warranted the usefulness of GIs for better planning and management practices of Coral conservation.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Remote sensing; GIS; coral reef environment
    Subjects: Oceanography > Remote sensing
    Divisions: CMFRI-Tuticorin
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2010 11:29
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:36

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