ASSESSMENT OF LAND COVER AND LAND USE IN THE BASIN OF THE OSAM RIVER USING GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Problems of Geography, 2016, Vol.3-4, DOI: https://doi.org/10.35101/PRG-2016.3-4.5
In accordance with the main aim of the article, applied methodology is based on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) analysis and assessment of land cover and land use in the basin of the Osam river has been made according to Corine Land Cover (third level). As a result in the area are defined 22 classes and they are represented by: anthropogenic sites, agricultural lands, forests and semi-natural areas, wetlands and water bodies. The land cover and land use in the watershed of the Osam river is closely related to economic and demographic situation in the municipalities in the area.
land cover, land use, remote sensing, GIS, Osam river
Author: Kristina Gartsiyanova
Affiliation: National Institute of Geophysics, Geodesy and Geography – BAS, str. Acad. G. Bonchev, bl. 3, Sofia 1113, Bulgaria
How to cite:
Gartsiyanova, K. (2016). ОЦЕНКА НА ЗЕМНОТО ПОКРИТИЕ И ЗЕМЕПОЛЗВАНЕТО В БАСЕЙНА НА Р. ОСЪМ С ИЗПОЛЗВАНЕ НА ГЕОГРАФСКИ ИНФОРМАЦИОННИ СИСТЕМИ. Problems of Geography, 2016, Vol.3-4, p. 85-102. https://doi.org/10.35101/PRG-2016.3-4.5