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Title: Walney Channel inter-tidal vegetation classification vegetation study
Author: Environment Agency - National Centre for Environmental Monitoring and Surveillance
Document Type: Monograph
The objective of this study is to evaluate the applicability of the CASI (Compact Airborne Spectrographic Imager) system for mapping and assessing changes in the distribution and quality of eelgrass beds and saltmarsh vegetation. This study continues the work started in 1997 when the Cumbrian coast was covered by aerial photography for detailed vegetation mapping. CASI was also.flown over the Walney Channel to assess the potential for saltmarsh and Zostera discrimination but a lack of ground data to validate the CASI imagery limited the work which could be carried out.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1999
Publication Place: Bath
Subject Keywords: EstuariesAerial surveyingMethodologyVegetationMapsSalt marshes
Geographic Keywords: EA North WestCumbria
Taxonomic Keywords: Zostera
Extent: n.p. [30]
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