Fishermen, farmers, forest change and fire

Fishermen, farmers, forest change and fire

The recent forest fires in Indonesia have left severe scars on the environment and the economy. Remote sensing and GIS are being integrated and utilized to quantify the effects of the burning on the several local communities in West Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Authors: Dennis, R.A.; Puntodewo, A.; Colfer, C.J.P.

Topic: fire,forest fires,fishermen,farmers,forests,change,effects,geographical information systems,remote sensing

Geographic: Indonesia,West Kalimantan

Publication Year: 1998

Source: GIS AsiaPacific February/March: 26-30

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