Volume : IV, Issue : I, January - 2015

Landuse/Landcover Mapping of Jangam Hatti Surrounding area ,Maharashtra, India Using Unsupervised Classification Technique

E. Srinivas, G. Sakram

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Land use and land cover has become a central component in current strategies for managing natural resources and monitoring environmental changes. To maintain the present natural resources and to understand the causes and consequences of over exploitation of soil and water resources the land use, a land cover mapping was done in the study area i.e. Jangam Hatti ,Kolhapur District. In this study, satellite image for January 2013 were used for LULC (Land Use/ Land Cover) Un Supervised classification. For the classification purposes, seven LULC classes were decided. The most extensive land cover category of the Study area is Forest land i.e. 38.20%. The second most extensive land cover category is Plantation, 20.90%.

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E.Srinivas, G.Sakram Landuse/Landcover Mapping of Jangam Hatti Surrounding area ,Maharashtra, India Using Unsupervised Classification Technique Global Journal For Research Analysis, Vol: 4, Issue: 1 January 2015


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