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Monitoring the Desiccation of Inland Wetland by Combining MNDWI and NDVI: A Case Study of Upo Wetland in South Korea
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Monitoring the Desiccation of Inland Wetland by Combining MNDWI and NDVI: A Case Study of Upo Wetland in South Korea
Hwang, Young Seok; Um, Jung-Sup;
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 Abstract
This research is primarily intended to explore a novel way to monitor desiccation of inland wetland by combining MNDWI (Modified Normalized Difference Water Index) and NDVI (Normalized Difference Vegetation Index). The changes for vegetation and water condition on Upo Wetland located at southeastern Korea were investigated by MNDWI and NDVI derived from 2002, 2010 and 2015 Landsat data. The integrated use of MNDWI and NDVI made it possible to identify area-wide vegetation cover changes and to assess water storage changes on multi-annual time scales simultaneously. Comparing MNDWI with NDVI reveals the quantitative evidences for anthropogenic and environmental influences (such as road, building, water) causing an accelerated wetland desiccation. In fact, our monitoring approach raises critical issues regarding the hydrological cycle and its inter-annual changes for inland wetland under threat of drying up and highlights the important role of MNDWI and NDVI integration for any urgent or long-term treatment plan. This research presents scientific and objective evidences to support integrated approach of NDVI and MNDWI in exploring drying up trends of wetlands.
 Keywords
Desiccation;MNDWI;NDVI;Integrated Approach;Upo Wetland;
 Language
Korean
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