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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Assessment And Mapping Of Land Use/Land Cover, Using Remote Sensing And Gis Techniques; Case Study: Ahable And Wad Grabou Area, Whaite Nile State, Sudan

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El Gunaid F. Hassan, ElHag A. M. H





Abstract: -THIS study focused on the assessment of and mapping of land use land cover change the White Nile state, Sudan. Through mapping and monitoring, the changes that occurred in land use land cover, due to drought, climate change and mismanagement. The study attempted also to update some information in the study area such vegetation cover and Vegetation density using different methods of data transformation and analysis such as statistical analysis, GIS and remote sensing techniques The Result showed that the White Nile State was rich of forest, agricultural lands and has extensive water resources of 26 million cubic meters from the White Nile water in addition to rain. The state plays a significant role in environmental, social and economic aspects of Sudan. The state has suffered from deforestation and degradation due to natural hazards and human activities. This research conducted by application of remote sensing and investigated the possibility of identification, monitoring and mapping of the land use land cover changes and dynamics in the White Nile state during the last 30 years. The result show that land use land cover structure in the White Nile has obvious Changes and there is strong relations between forest cover changes and land area clearance for agriculture.



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