Геопространственная информация в поддержку устойчивых продовольственных систем

Land degradation assessment of Alto Hama, Angola

Year published: 27/02/2023

Assessments of land degradation have been conducted using Landsat and MODIS data for Alto Hama commune in Huambo province of Angola following the good practice guidance v2 of the UNCCD. The SEPAL SDG 15.3.1 module was used for land degradation assessment for baseline period of 2001 to 2015. The MODIS based vegetation indices are temporally consistent whereas Landsat provides high spatial resolution. The total degraded area and the percentage change of degradation between sensors were obtained using QGIS.