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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1991)

Document title

The extent of desert dunes in northern Nigeria as shown by image enhancement

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

NICHOL J. E. ;

Abstract

Enhancement techniques applied to LANDSAT imagery of part of the Sudan zone of northern Nigeria were able to extend the known area of fixed linear dunes as far south as the northern Guinea zone, and the 1 000-millimetre isohyet. Existing and new soil and land use data were interpreted in the context of observed dune lineations on the imagery

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Geographical journal / ISSN 0016-7398 / CODEN GGJOAR

Editor : Royal Geographical Society, London - ROYAUME-UNI (1893)

Millesime : 1991, vol. 157, no1 [pp. 13-24]

Bibliographic references : 33 réf.

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 3441

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