Geospatial evaluation of UNESCO world heritage forest areas in the tropics (Honduras)

Mukesh Kumar & Navneet Kumar
The study aimed at providing a better understanding for monitoring the status, change and threats to UNESCO world heritage areas that are present in the tropical forest. Three change detection techniques were tested using Landsat images for detecting areas of change in the region of the Rio Platino Biosphere Reserve, a tropical rain forest in Honduras. The change detection techniques considered were image differencing, post-classification analysis using supervised classification and vegetation index differencing (NDVI differencing)....