Search for dissertations about: "remote sensing and land encroachment"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words remote sensing and land encroachment.

  1. 1. Bush Encroachment and the Role of Browse in Cattle Production : An ecological perspective from a bush encroached grazing system, Olifants Drift, Kgatleng District, Southeast Botswana

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Nkobi Moleele; Stockholms universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; savannas; bush encroachment; carrying capacity; browse; biomass; range degradation; colour infrared photographs; Landsat Thematic Mapper; mid infrared bands; tannins; toxins; aromatic substances; Dicrostachys cinerea; Grewia flava; NDVI; Olifants Drift; Botswana; naturgeografi; Physical Geography;

    Abstract : The increase in density and cover of woody plant species is coincident with the introduction of cattle in southern Africa, and it is a wide spread phenomenon in the savannas of the world. The causes are little understood, but can only be speculated to be either anthropogenic or natural or a combination of both. READ MORE