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“Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Land Use/Land Cover Change and Perform the Shannon Entropy Model for Urban Built-Up Growth of Silchar City, India: Very High-Resolution Satellite Data”
  • Divya Prakash Mohabey,
  • Jenita M. Nongkynrih,
  • Upendra Kumar
Divya Prakash Mohabey
National Institute of Technology Silchar

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Jenita M. Nongkynrih
North Eastern Space Applications Centre
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Upendra Kumar
National Institute of Technology Silchar
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In the last few decades, Silchar city and its surrounding areas have witnessed massive population growth due to local and migrated peoples, which led to the rapid transformation of its land use/land cover (LU/LC) pattern. For detailed micro-level LU/LC analysis, very high-resolution satellite data (VHRS) and on-screen visual interpretation techniques were used. The LU/LC classification of the city has been prepared for 2005, 2011 and 2018 with five major and further seventeen sub-classes. The wards of the city were classified into five zones and the Shannon entropy model applied to analyze the degree and trends of urban built-up development. The obtained results indicate that the Silchar city is compact near the center which follows the infill built-up growth trend. However, as the distance has increased from its center the scattering with infill growth pattern was observed. The accuracy assessment techniques are used to validate the results of the classification. The results of this study can provide detailed information for land-use planners, researchers, policy-decision makers, and municipal authorities.
15 Apr 2022Submitted to Land Degradation & Development
24 Apr 2022Submission Checks Completed
24 Apr 2022Assigned to Editor
02 May 2022Reviewer(s) Assigned
22 Sep 2022Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
26 Sep 2022Editorial Decision: Revise Major
17 Oct 20221st Revision Received
17 Oct 2022Assigned to Editor
17 Oct 2022Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
17 Oct 2022Submission Checks Completed
17 Oct 2022Reviewer(s) Assigned
14 Nov 2022Editorial Decision: Revise Major
19 Nov 20222nd Revision Received
23 Nov 2022Submission Checks Completed
23 Nov 2022Assigned to Editor
23 Nov 2022Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
23 Nov 2022Reviewer(s) Assigned
05 Dec 2022Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
14 Dec 20223rd Revision Received
15 Dec 2022Assigned to Editor
15 Dec 2022Submission Checks Completed
15 Dec 2022Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
06 Jan 2023Editorial Decision: Accept