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International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies
ISSN: 2028-9324     CODEN: IJIABO     OCLC Number: 828807274     ZDB-ID: 2703985-7
 
 
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Analysis of Changing Land Cover in Chittagong City Corporation Area (CCC) by Remote Sensing and GIS


Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2014, Pages 1193–1203

 Analysis of Changing Land Cover in Chittagong City Corporation Area (CCC) by Remote Sensing and GIS

Md. Kamrul Islam1 and Sudipta Chowdhury2

1 Department of urban and Regional Planning, Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh
2 Under graduate Student, Department of urban and Regional Planning, Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology, Chittagong-4349, Bangladesh

Original language: English

Received 24 August 2014

Copyright © 2014 ISSR Journals. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract


Growth pattern and trend is an important factor for a city or municipality because the future condition depends on the growth pattern and trend. Chittagong District is one of the three hill tracts districts in Bangladesh. It is found that growth trend of the Chittagong city is on the north east direction. On the south side it is no possible because of the presence of Patenga sea beach which defines the last boundary of the city area. In this process of urbanization, the physical characteristics of Chittagong is gradually changing as open space have been transform into building areas, low land and water bodies in to build up lands etc. In this project, proper analysis is done and the ERDAS software where build up area, vegetation area and water body is analyzed. Ward wise land cover change also found in this research. By considering this data, it has been found that north east direction is the growth trend. This study can help the future researchers to analysis growth pattern and trend analysis.

Author Keywords: Remote Sensing, Land use, Change Detection, growth trend, spatio-temporal analysis.


How to Cite this Article


Md. Kamrul Islam and Sudipta Chowdhury, “Analysis of Changing Land Cover in Chittagong City Corporation Area (CCC) by Remote Sensing and GIS,” International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 1193–1203, September 2014.