Land Concession Monitoring – From Space

With the advent of newer earth imaging satellites with daily overpass and capture possibilities, it is now even easier to monitor land use change. For example, we can examine the history of development of two Economic Land Concessions (ELCs) inside the Beng Per Wildlife Sanctuary. The concessions were granted in early 2010 and by March 2011, land clearing was well advanced.

Clearing of Land Concessions as of March 2011

If we examine the historical imagery, we can see the incremental clearing that has occurred over 1 year.

Historical Imagery: Mar-2010 -> Oct-2010 -> Mar -> 2011

 

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  1. Benito Alcidi

    November 3rd, 2012 at 5:43 am

    Please I am interested to have more news in monthly cloud cover data in Cambodia and also your instruments.

    Regards
    Benito Acidi



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