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McCarthy, T.S., Franey, N.J., Ellery, W.N. and Ellery, K. 1993. The use of SPOT imaginary in the study of environmental processes of the Okavango Delta, Botswana. South African Journal of Science, 89: 432-436


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The use of SPOT imaginary in the study of environmental processes of the Okavango Delta.

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Computer-processed multispectral SPOT satellite images covering part of the Okavango Delta provide an extremely useful tool for studying this large, remote wetland. In particular, a transformed vegetation index (TVI) was found to be semi-quanitatively related to standing crop. Vegetation standing crop is, in turn, related to resource availability and, hence, indirectly to local hydrological regime. Remote sensing.

Year: 1993

Type: Journal Article

Origin: Bibliography compiled for Okavango River: The flow of a lifeline.

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