14 July 2003 Study on dynamic change of the oasis-desert ecotone using fractal theory
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The research is based on data derived from fieldwork that is interpreted using fractal theory. The present study relied on multi-time satellite remote sensing data for the main sources of information. With the aide of image analysis techniques, desertification of Qira county and changes in the oasis-desert ecotone are analyzed.. In addition, the function of fractal theory in highly quantitative research of oasis-desert ecotones is discussed.. We suggest that the model derived from the present study should serve as a reference in decision-making concerning regional development and construction in order to simplify existing research processes.
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Tashpolat Tiyip, Tashpolat Tiyip, Jianli Ding, Jianli Ding, Jianqiang Zhan, Jianqiang Zhan, Takamura Hiroki, Takamura Hiroki, Michelle M. Glantz, Michelle M. Glantz, } "Study on dynamic change of the oasis-desert ecotone using fractal theory", Proc. SPIE 4890, Ecosystems Dynamics, Ecosystem-Society Interactions, and Remote Sensing Applications for Semi-Arid and Arid Land, (14 July 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.466550; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.466550
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