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method of watershed land classification and assessment for the tropics

Robert A. Hawes

method of watershed land classification and assessment for the tropics

a case study of Rio Guanare, Venezuela

by Robert A. Hawes

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Published by Dept. of Natural Resources, New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Venezuela,
  • Guanare River Watershed.
    • Subjects:
    • Land use -- Venezuela -- Guanare River Watershed.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 29-30.

      Statementby Robert A. Hawes and Lawrence S. Hamilton.
      SeriesCornell international agriculture mimeograph ;, 77
      ContributionsHamilton, Lawrence S.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD580.G8 H38
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4242659M
      LC Control Number80623683

      The land capability classification is one of innumerable methods of land classification that can be based on broad interpretations of soil qualities and other factors of place. 2. The current LCC includes eight classes of land designated by Roman numerals I thru VIII. Book Description. Filling the need for a comprehensive book that covers both theory and application, Remote Sensing of Land Use and Land Cover: Principles and Applications provides a synopsis of how remote sensing can be used for land-cover characterization, mapping, and monitoring from the local to the global contributions by leading scientists from around the world, this well.

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