Land Cover and Land use changes

Due to its direct connection to many of the fundamental features and processes of the planet, such as the productivity of the land, ecosystems, and biodiversity, the carbon and biogeochemical cycles, the water and energy cycles, and climate variability and change, land cover and land use changes have been studied since the 1970s. It aims to comprehend the causes and effects of changes in land cover and land use, to project future changes and potential impacts of those changes, to look for interactions between climate variability and those changes in land cover and land use, and to develop the scientific underpinnings of sustainable development techniques for people.

Different types of land cover have been successfully mapped using remote sensing technology, which has also been used to track land use change for several decades, and in recent years it has also displayed potential for Land cover and Land use changes impact study.