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Spatial analysis of early mangrove regeneration in the Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve, Peninsular Malaysia, using geomatics

Viviana Otero, Richard Lucas, Ruben Van De Kerchove, Behara Satyanarayana, Husain Mohd-Lokman, Farid Dahdouh-Guebas
2020 Forest Ecology and Management  
Focusing on the Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve (MMFR) in Peninsular Malaysia, we investigated how the location of a mangrove forest patch might influence the early regeneration of mangroves after clear-felling  ...  We used Landsat-derived Normalized Difference Moisture Index (NDMI) annual time series from 1988 to 2015 to indicate the recovery of canopy cover during early regeneration, which was determined as the  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank the Perak State Forestry Department and the local rangers of the MMFR for their support during the fieldwork and for providing the management plans of the reserve  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2020.118213 fatcat:tftyw3tsjbcctaav7s4rjhf4oi

Investigating the decline of ecosystem services in a production mangrove forest using Landsat and object-based image analysis

Ammar Abdul Aziz, Stuart Phinn, Paul Dargusch
2015 Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science  
Acknowledgement The authors would like to thank the Forest Research Institute of Malaysia and the State Forestry Department of Perak for all the assistance and information provided throughout the completion  ...  of the research.  ...  Introduction The Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve (MMFR) is the largest tract of contiguous mangrove forest in Peninsular Malaysia.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2015.07.047 fatcat:fyxrb6o4kfhslekxurtflcazfu

Mangrove forest distributions and dynamics (1975–2005) of the tsunami-affected region of Asia

C. Giri, Z. Zhu, L. L. Tieszen, A. Singh, S. Gillette, J. A. Kelmelis
2008 Journal of Biogeography  
We would also like to acknowledge a number of people who helped us during the field data collection, including Anisara Pensuk (Thailand), Rajendra Shrestha (Thailand), Professor Ong Jin Eong (Malaysia)  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We would like to acknowledge four student interns for their help in classifying satellite images: Smita Srivastav, Supriti Shrestha, Arvind Pasula and Rene Siwe.  ...  Matang forest in Malaysia is intensely managed and is considered to be one of the best managed mangrove forests in the world.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2007.01806.x fatcat:dydmpwb53nbarp7ugplv4kkude

Structural characterisation of mangrove forests achieved through combining multiple sources of remote sensing data

Richard Lucas, Ruben Van De Kerchove, Viviana Otero, David Lagomasino, Lola Fatoyinbo, Hamdan Omar, Behara Satyanarayana, Farid Dahdouh-Guebas
2020 Remote Sensing of Environment  
Focusing on the Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve (MMFR) in Perak Province, Peninsular Malaysia, this study aimed to retrieve comprehensive information on the biophysical properties of mangroves from spaceborne  ...  For the period 1988 to 2016 (29 years), forest age was estimated on at least an annual basis by combining time-series of Landsat-derived Normalised Difference Moisture Index (NDMI) and Japanese L-band  ...  Acknowledgements This research was funded by BELSPO (Belgian Science Policy Office) in the frame of the STEREO III Programme -Project Managing Mangrove Forests with Optical and Radar Environmental Satellites  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2019.111543 fatcat:boe25wlya5bulit3zcsbrpy4je

Monitoring Matang's Mangroves in Peninsular Malaysia through Earth Observations: A Globally Relevant Approach

Richard Lucas, Viviana Otero, Ruben Van De Kerchove, David Lagomasino, Behara Satyanarayana, Temilola Fatoyinbo, Farid Dahdouh‐Guebas
2020 Land Degradation and Development  
Focusing on the Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve (MMFR), Perak State, Peninsular Malaysia, thematic and continuous environmental descriptors with defined codes or units, including lifeform, forest age (years  ...  for future planning of mangrove resources.  ...  E 1 The location of the Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve (MMFR) in Peninsular Malaysia.  ... 
doi:10.1002/ldr.3652 fatcat:6je4kpyy6rebbavqzk3vqdprpa

Drones for Biodiversity Conservation and Ecological Monitoring

Kristy Zhang
2019 Figshare  
The funders had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, and in the decision to publish the results.  ...  The founding sponsors had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, and in the decision to publish the results.  ...  Managing mangrove forests from the sky: Forest inventory using field data and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) imagery in the Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve, peninsular Malaysia. For. Ecol.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.11322092.v1 fatcat:lzjshsnscnb2pnnn6j4k5vfejy

Modelling and Mapping Fine-Scale Vegetation Biomass in Banff National Park Using Remotely Sensed Data Collected by Unmanned Aerial Systems [article]

Lucy Gem Poley, University Of Calgary, Gregory J. McDermid
2020
I assessed the factors affecting quality of UAS-based vegetation estimation in previous research to design a series of analytical experiments.  ...  Ecological investigations and long-term monitoring programs in grassland ecosystems often require detailed information on vegetation parameters across an area of interest.  ...  Managing mangrove forests from the sky: Forest inventory using field data and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) imagery in the Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve, peninsular Malaysia. For. Ecol.  ... 
doi:10.11575/prism/37844 fatcat:xw6vsa6zefdsjoqmy6mcl4tgnq