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.



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
CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
ID Code:6216
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:15 Nov 2010 16:59
Last Modified:15 Nov 2010 16:59

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