Author/s:

Hazra, P.
Akhand, A.
Mukhopadhyay, A.
Samanta, K.

Publisher:

Jadavpur University, India

Year of Publication:

2010

This focuses on the Sunderban region and works to identify, map and classify vulnerable islands using satellite imageries/data (time series analysis). It looks at land use and land cover status for the period between 2001 and 2008 and estimates temperature rise over land and sea, provides an assessment of rainfall and cyclone trend over the island system and an estimation of sea level rise. It also explores change in forest cover for the period between 2001 and 2008. This report summarises key findings of the study.

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