American Journal of Remote Sensing

Volume 8, Issue 1, June 2020

  • Land Use and Land Cover Change Within and Around the Greater Serengeti Ecosystem, Tanzania

    Hamza Khalid Kija, Joseph Ochieng Ogutu, Lazaro Johana Mangewa, John Bukombe, Francesca Verones, Bente Jessen Graae, Jafari Ramadhani Kideghesho, Mohammed Yahya Said, Emmanuel Fred Nzunda

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, June 2020
    Pages: 1-19
    Received: 3 March 2020
    Accepted: 20 March 2020
    Published: 29 April 2020
    Abstract: Land use and land cover (LULC) changes can pose profound impacts on wildlife habitats, abundance and distribution and on human-dominated landscapes. We investigated LULC changes in the Greater Serengeti ecosystem, Tanzania, for a period of 41 years from 1975 to 2015. Specifically, we mapped LULC types for 1975, 1995 and 2015 and assessed the corres... Show More
  • Trends in Urban Morphological Data Capture: A Review of Theoretical Perspectives on Utility of Geospatial Technology

    Maurice Onyango Oyugi

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, June 2020
    Pages: 20-34
    Received: 1 August 2019
    Accepted: 27 September 2019
    Published: 19 May 2020
    Abstract: Increasing urbanisation and sub-optimal locations of urban amenities and utilities has resulted in many cities facing environmental, land use and socio-economic challenges. This can be mitigated by the implementation of cost-effective urban development plans and policies together with an in-depth understanding of the interactions existing between u... Show More