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    Abstract - Issue Jan 2015, 36 (1)                                     Back

nstantaneous and historical temperature effects on a-pinene

Analysis of land use changes near large water bodies in

Ukraine using GIS




Vyacheslav? Bogdanets* and Anatoliy Vlaev

Department of Geodesy and Cartography, National University of Life and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Land Management, Kyiv-03040, Ukraine

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 Publication Data

Paper received:

15 July 2013


Revised received:

20 October 2013


Re-revised received:

18 June 2014



22 September 2014



Analysis of land use and land cover changes in Ukraine were evaluated with special attention given to the interaction of land and water resources. The rational fresh water management in agriculture under future climate change conditions is of great importance. The hydrological regime of a river has huge impact on the environment of the surrounding area. Creating reservoirs, changes the landscape of river valleys and lake basins. Changes in the hydrological regime of the river and the process taking place in the coastal zone are reflected in land cover, wildlife and micro-climatic conditions. In the area closer to the shore line of the reservoir, there is greater amplitude of fluctuations in the level of ground water due to low rate of filtration behind fluctuations in the level of the reservoir. The interaction of water reservoirs with the environment, especially with the nature of the catchment area is substantially different from the natural water bodies. Analysis was done using GIS and remotely sensed data of land use near large water reservoirs and processed statistically. The ratio of arable lands and forested territories and future analysis of land use has been discussed.  



 Key words

GIS, Land cover, Land use, Water bodies, Ukraine




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