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Title Land use change modeling in the karstic mountaineous area of Thuan Chau, Son La province, Vietnam
Period 10 / 2002 - 10 / 2006
Status Completed
Research number OND1305108
Data Supplier Website ICG

Abstract

The research aims to develop the comprehensive models of land use dynamics in the Suoi Muoi catchment (in the North West mountainous region of Vietnam) by integrating remote sensing information with ethnographic studies. Specific attention is given to the influence of the human activities on the land use and land cover change in the region during the last 50 years.

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Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

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Supervisor Prof.dr. G. Govers
Supervisor Prof.dr. J. Poesen
Researcher K.Ch. Vu

Classification

D15300 Physical geology
D15400 Petrology, mineralogy, sedimentology
D18210 Agriculture and horticulture
E13000 Development studies

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