Land degradation satellite

IGAC: Using Remote Sensing to map land degradation

Degree Erosion Map of Paipa, Boyacá, Colombia

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia IGAC (Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute) is currently working on elaborating approaches of using remote sensing and GIS for monitoring soil erosion. Reducing land degradation is a major issue for the environment and sustainable development in the XXI century. Erosion is the main cause for the degradation of soils and rock in Colombia.

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Tue, 23/04/2013 - 17:11

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5

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-74
Tue, 04/23/2013
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