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BotaNICAL MAPPING OF Afro-Montane VEGETION IN SOUTHERN SUDAN

 

 

 

 

A satellite image analysis carried out in connection with the most comprehensive Botanical study of the vegetation in Southern Sudan and Northern Uganda - East of the Nile.

 

The satellite analysis was initiated in 1994 and used multivariable statistical enhancement analysis and segmentation of historical Landsat MSS data. The image analysis established 12 plant communities - primary afro-montane forest types.

 

Client: Botanical Museum - Uni. of Copenhagen / Danish Centre for Tropical Biodiversity.

 

Publication:

 

PRINS, E and FRIIS. I. (2005). Satellite analysis of the vegetation on the Imatong moutains in  Southern Sudan and Northern Uganda. In: FRIIS. I and VOLLESEN, K. (2005): With interpretation of satellite imagery by Erik Prins and Ib Friss and a chapter on zoogeography by Jon Fjeldså. Biologiske Skrifter 51:2. p 672-681. The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters.

 

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