Keywords : Imagery

landuse landcover Change Detection Near Mosul Dam Lake using Digital Image Processing

Bashar M. Yahya; Khansaa A. Ahmed

Iraqi National Journal of Earth Sciences, 2013, Volume 13, Issue 2, Pages 11-22

Time-sequential satellite imagery taken of the same area given a clear analysis on the change range of landuse and landcover in the study area. The united state geological survey system (USGS) was used to classified the land use and land cover. According to the environmental and agricultural activities due to constructing the mosul dam and the north AL-Jezira irrigation project later, the changes in landuse and landcover was analyzed from year 1984 till 2009 using supervised classification and vegetation index (NDVI) to analysis land use land cover using ERDAS IMAGINE v.11 software.