Study on spatio temporalchanges of landuse pattrn in contai municipality of Purba Medinipur district West Bengal
Pijush Kanti Tripathi
The land use/land cover pattern of any region is an outcome of various physical and cultural factors and their utilisation by man in time and space. In general the term “land use” refers to the human activity of economical function associated with specific geography Land cover as a type of natural features present on the surface of the earth. It is widely recognised that study area of land use/land cover change phenomena at local regional and global level is crucial for understanding the negative impacts on environment, which include impact on climate, water resource, soil, vegetation etc. As a result of the growing impacts it has become important for land use planners to extract, detect, monitor and predict land use/cover changes (LUCCs). The monitoring of LUCCs within a certain time period and predicting future trends of temporal and spatial changes are absolutely necessary. The aim of this study is to analyze and monitor LUCCs at Contai town over a time span of 10 years and predict the future trend of changes during the period of 2009–2019. Land use/cover (LULC) maps were extracted via RS images obtained from Land sat TM, ETM+ and OLI, respectively.
Pijush Kanti Tripathi. Study on spatio temporalchanges of landuse pattrn in contai municipality of Purba Medinipur district West Bengal. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research, Volume 8, Issue 1, 2022, Pages 165-168