Skip to content
Journal article

Use of remote sensing and GIS for sustainable land management

Skidmore A, Bijker W, Schmidt K, Kumar L ...see all

ITC Journal (1997) pp. 302-315

  • 2

    Readers

    Mendeley users who have this article in their library.
  • N/A

    Citations

    Citations of this article.
  • N/A

    Views

    ScienceDirect users who have downloaded this article.
Sign in to save reference

Abstract

Remote sensing provides the basic data to undertake inventory of land, as well as the temporal information required to monitor sustainable land management practices. In this papaer, the current use of remote sensing for sustainable land managemnt is reviewed, and the potential of future (new) satellite systems to contribute to sustainable development is explored. Other elements for successful sustainable development (ie, good policy and participatory approaches) are then compared and contrasted with information requirements.

Author-supplied keywords

  • geographical abstracts: human geography methodolog
  • geographical abstracts: physical geography remote
  • international development abstracts: agriculture a

Get free article suggestions today

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research

Sign up here
Already have an account ?Sign in

Find this document

There are no full text links

Authors

  • A K Skidmore

  • W Bijker

  • K Schmidt

  • L Kumar

Cite this document

Choose a citation style from the tabs below