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A review of research on ecosystem of arid area using RS-GIS in China
Author(s): Hongling Han
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Paper Abstract

Arid area is classical mountain-oasis-desert ecosystem in North-west China. As the ecosystem has its nature geography character obviously, it has superior to research with remote-sensing and geography information system. The study on arid ecosystem in RS-GIS' way is focused on that the landscape spatial pattern of complex MODS ecosystem, the dynamic development of Land use/land cover, the security of ecological environment of eco-tone and so on. At the same time, the research on the single system is more and more, which has provided more ways and deeper fields of arid area using RS-GIS. Through the use of RS-GIS, desertification, oasis' development, urbanization etc. can be known, which would provide precaution for human-being and suitable ways to adjust the problems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 July 2007
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 6753, Geoinformatics 2007: Geospatial Information Science, 67532N (25 July 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.761873
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Hongling Han, Linyi Normal Univ. (China)

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Geoinformatics 2007: Geospatial Information Science

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