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Land cover atlas of Pakistan: the Punjab Province, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province and federally administered tribal areas
Provides a comprehensive description of the biotic and abiotic resources of the province and includes numerous categories of cultivated land; natural vegetation and non-vegetated areas including bare and rocky areas, and areas of human settlement. The LCCS approach also captures the physiographic characteristics of the region.
The Government of Pakistan, with support from its cooperating partners, has initiated a comprehensive program to address the improvement in agricultural statistical reporting utilizing auxiliary data from Earth Observation satellites. The project: Agricultural Information System - Building Provincial Capacity in Pakistan for Crop Estimation, Forecasting, and Reporting based on the integral use of Remotely Sensed Data; GCP/ PAK/125/USA focuses on enhancing and improving current systems based the integral use of remotely sensed data into the existing data collection, analysis, and dissemination systems; as well as the development of complementary systems to validate the use of satellite remotely-sensed data for area estimation and yield forecasting
Reviewer: Lei Ping
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