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Mapping Mangrove Forest Change in Nijhum Dwip Island
Journal of Environmental Science and Natural Resources
Mangroves have been planting in the coastal belt of Bangladesh to protect the inhabitants of the coastal areas from cyclones and storm surges. Nijhum Dwip is located at the southern part of Hatiya Island. Most part of the island has been planted with the mangroves in the 1970s and 1980s; while parts of the mangroves have been deforested during the past few decades. The objectives of this research were to delineate and quantify the changes in the extent of mangroves in the island. The Landsatdoi:10.3329/jesnr.v11i1-2.43388 fatcat:tzqheol2hjhqhen7zoresotose