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Dilemas contemporáneos: educación, política y valores

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MENDOZA LOZA, Helen Julieth; CHAVARRIA PARRAGA, Jesús  and  GILER-ORMAZA, Andy Miguel. Evaluation of changes in land use and cover at the level of the Chone river basin. Dilemas contemp. educ. política valores [online]. 2021, vol.8, n.spe2, 00019.  Epub Apr 21, 2021. ISSN 2007-7890.

The research allows to identify the changes from the years 1992 to 2015, following the evolution of the natural environment and the consequence of human action on it. The purpose of evaluating changes in land use and cover at the river basin scale of the Chone River, through time using ESA-CCI-LC images that have a combination of remote sensing data such as the 300 m MERIS, the SPOT -VEGETATION of 1 km, PROBA -V of 1 km and AVHRR of 1 km. It was observed that the largest increase occurred in the tree cover of 9.69% with 967 hectares compared to the previous period (1992).

Keywords : Change of use; coverage; ESA-CCI-LC images; multitemporal analysis.

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