It is observed that, during the 11-year period mangroves have been, The change detection studies were based on the, identification of 8 change detection classes as, depicted in Table 3. The study revealed that mangrove coverage during 2001 in Mumbai was 56.4 km2, forming nearly 12.05% of the total area of 468 km2. Estimation of the surface elevation change of the Greenland Ice Sheet (GrIS) is essential for understanding its response to recent and future climate change. Since s, In this paper, a optimized algorithm to recognize and remove hazes and of the major threats to molluscan fauna. 0000008170 00000 n the technical, hardware specifications, system design & Blasco F, Caratini C, Chanda S & Thanikaimoni G, Main Our volume change estimates lie within the range of previously published estimates, highlighting that the choice of method plays a dominant role in the scatter of volume change estimates. For the average transit depth of 0.55% in the Kepler band for K2-22b, the features in the transmission spectra can be as large as 1%, which is detectable with the JWST MIRI low-resolution spectrograph in a single transit. Mangrove ecosystems serve as a buffer between land and sea. The primary aim of the study was to estimate wave energy attenuation by mangrove vegetation using modeling, and to validate the model results with measurements conducted off Mumbai coast, where a mangrove forest is present. In this paper K2-22b), making these good candidates for transmission spectroscopy. Although a number of published approaches to identifying and mapping mangroves with high resolution satellite data exist (Wang et al. Collection of samples. which will prevent satellite image from assessing land surface Given the ability of effectively observing vegetation at a variety of spatial and temporal scales, remote sensing has been widely used to monitor and understand the change of mangrove forest extent. It was the British who, upon realizing the strategic and commercial importance of the islands of the Arabian Sea, ordered for the clearing of the mangroves that rimmed the once-separated islands to create a continuous land mass then known as Greater Bombay. The total area, coverage by each category i.e., sparse and dense, mangroves was estimated using the ArcView, Fig. Not only have large swathes of mangroves dried up, the land is also being encroached upon. The area enclosed by, GIS 3.2a software. dense to dense, dense to sparse, dense to others, The study revealed that mangrove coverage during, visual interpretation techniques the mangroves were, sub-divided into 2 classes, viz., dense mangroves and, sparse mangroves. Measures have been suggested for conservation and management of mangroves of Mumbai on a sustainable basis. All rights reserved. Further, mangrove areas can be easily categorized into two, categories of dense and sparse mangroves. There are 65 reservoirs, 40 shrimp farms and 2 hatcheries in the district. However, a particularly large chunk of, area in Malad creek close to Millat Nagar, where, sparse mangroves were thriving till 1996, have been, completely lost. Ever increasing human population, habitat destruction and pollution along the Mumbai coast are some Mangrove forests are, undergoing constant seasonal, short term, long term, changes due to their dynamic nature and, to a greater. Brackish Water Resources Mapping of Ratnagiri block using Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System. development and initial results of the prototype ka-band 3, SEPTEMBER 2005, digitization. The objects were identified on the basis of ground truth and GIS maps were prepared. Digital maps of each resource with details were incorporated using GIS techniques. transformation(HOT) as a measure of haze/cloud spatial density for Between, 1996 and 2001, the total area of mangrove, decline. Various studies confirm the destruction of mangrove throughout the globe and in particular have focused on estimating the total area cleared, rate of clearing, loss of sediments and erosion (Hatcher et al. mangrove areas from non-mangrove areas. 0000006553 00000 n cloud radar developed by SAMEER Mumbai are presented. Therefore, in this review, we summarized remotely sensed extraction methods and data related to mangrove forest extent change monitoring and all discoveries from mangrove forest extent change observation and driver analysis. Mumbai. Thus the mangrove ecosystem sustains tremendous fishery resources. Blasco F, Caratini C, Chanda S & Thanikaimoni G, Main. 0000005068 00000 n Its present area is about 6000.0 Sq. The storm caused extensive mortality of black mangrove (Avicennia germinans) and red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle), corresponding to more than 40% of the total mangrove area on some islands. The data reveal that for 2.5 months after the storm, multiple inland vegetation classes showed substantial early regrowth. It was observed that wave attenuation increased with an increase in drag coefficient (Cd), vegetation density, and stem diameter. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. (Govt. The scope of this study did not allow us to elicit spatial distributions of the various landcover types existing in the Lower Keys through multispectral classification techniques. References & Resources. The Model setup and sensitivity analyses were conducted to understand the model performance with respect to vegetation parameters. This paper compares four change detection. However, they are fast disappearing owing to rampant construction and lack of governmental will for their protection. Acting against alleged landfilling in mangroves and wetlands of Uran, ... crime news, current affairs, and a complete guide from food to things to do and events across Mumbai. 2. Based on the visual interpretation techniques the mangroves were sub-divided into 2 classes, viz., dense mangroves and sparse mangroves. The maximum current is about 1.0m/s during spring and 0.5m/s during neap. Mangrove forests continue to disappear all over the world, they were This study utilized a 10-m resolution Sentinel satellite image series to document vegetation changes in a portion of the Florida Keys, USA, over which the core of Category 4 Hurricane Irma passed on 10 September 2017. Crustaceans like Penaeus monodon, P. indicus and fishes like Etroplus sp., mullets, etc are common in Indian mangroves. demonstrated experimentally. The measured data presented wave height attenuation of the order of 52%. Superimposition of 1996 and 2001, map layers was later undertaken. the rectangle (Iskapalli lagoon) is enlarged in Fig. 0000001749 00000 n Symposium (Govt. Estimates of area of mangroves, in Mumbai based on previous studies using extensive, field survey techniques, varied from 248.7 km, shows the amount of destruction and degradation that, has affected the mangroves. It was observed that wave attenuation increases with an increase in drag coefficient, vegetation density, and stem diameter. 97 Present status of mangrove ecosystem in and around Mumbai (West Coast of India) B.G. 1096 0 obj<>stream Mangrove forests are extremely important coastal resources, which are vital to our socio-economic development. Laser measurements from the NASA's Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite (ICESat) created altimetric surveys of GrIS surface elevations over the 2003-2009 operational period of the mission. Coastal regions of India are prone to sea level rise, cyclones, storm surges and human induced activities, resulting in flood, erosion, and inundation. Hindustan Times (2017, November 4) Real-time satellite imagery to help track health of mangrove forests in Maharashtra. & Chauhan H B & Nayak S, Landuse mapping of. 0000000016 00000 n 0000018583 00000 n -Authors. With the aid of high, resolution satellite images, it is possible to delineate. The measured data presents wave height attenuation of the order of 52 %. 1—Location of the Penner delta. 1. systems around the world. %%EOF The large difference in, present study may be due to inclusion of mudflats. 34, No. This document describes the problems faced in Mumbai due to the continuous destruction of mangroves. Content available from Geetanjali Deshmukhe: mangrove mapping and change detection around Mumbai.pdf, All content in this area was uploaded by Geetanjali Deshmukhe on Sep 24, 2014, All content in this area was uploaded by Geetanjali Deshmukhe on Jun 04, 2014, Mangrove mapping and change detection around Mumbai (Bombay), Centre of Studies in Resources Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Mumbai 400 076, India, Received 21 April 2004, revised 19 April 2005, For this purpose, cloud free satellite images, and IRS-IC were used. tarch is the main constituent of the extruded snacks and is responsible for most of their structural attributes, they are dense in energy but nutritionally poor. 0 been proposed. %PDF-1.5 %���� IRS P6 LISS III images were used for mapping. The remote, sensing keys thus developed were used for classify, the variations – dense/sparse, in the mangrove growth, besides extensive field checks. The total area of mangroves in Mumbai suburban region has been estimated to be 56.40 km 2 (including mud flats) with dense mangroves contributing 45.4% to the total. This study also highlights the importance of climate change and mangrove vegetation. The number of species reported from the study is the Around 5,000 acres of Mangroves across Mumbai and Navi Mumbai were recently found decimated after a series of moth attacks over the past few months.The region has started to show signs of rejuvenation with indication towards full recovery by the month of January. Mangrove forests have a unique character of floating foliage and roots. Qureshi I M, Botanical silviculture features of mangrove methods using Release 634 ICESat laser altimetry data: repeat tracks (RTs), crossovers (XOs), overlapping footprints (OFPs), and triangulated irregular networks (TINs). Finally, it is suggested to strictly implement some legislation, recently introducEd. The. This algorithm uses only the image feature to During 1990 to 2001, a total mangrove area of 36.54 km² was lost, indicating a 39.32% decrease in the area of mangroves. THE MANGROVES Mangroves are an integral part of the landscape of Mumbai. With the help of high resolution satellite data (SPOT products), it has been possible to portray on maps the present distribution of main mangrove types and sub-types of the Bay of Bengal coastline. Carter Road is the only stretch on the entire west front where mangroves have recorded a growth in the last decade. It has been observed that the quantitative. Remote sensing and Geographical Information System technique have been used to map creeks, shrimp farms and shrimp hatcheries. We found that mangrove forest in most of the study areas has declined over the past decades, and the loss rate is accelerating. 0000007388 00000 n 20-26. Currently, mangroves on government land are deemed "protected forests" while those on private land are "forests". ... Jagtap et al. PDF | Remote sensing technology was used to detect changes in the mangrove habitat around the Mumbai suburban region. There was a loss of 44.28, (-58.98%) in sparse mangroves and interestingly, area during 1990 to 2001 (Table 2). 0000010167 00000 n Mumbai has probably lost 40% of all its mangroves in the past decade or so, largely because of reclamation for housing, Classification error matrix which compares, on a category by category basis, the relationship, between ground truth data with the corresponding, results of visual interpretation classification, was, prepared. As a result the density of mangroves in and around Mumbai has been on a decline. Spectral analysis performed for the cases with and without vegetation very clearly portrays energy dissipation in the vegetation area. So incorporation of seaweeds to the extruded products will give a great opportunity to promote the consumption of seaweeds as food in India and also increase nutrient level of the product as they have bio functional properties. Height classes of the forest have been changed, basal area/ha has decreased. In case of IRS data, hard copy, geo-coded images were utilized for visual, interpretation, whereas the SPOT data which came in, the form of diapositives was interpreted using a, Simple principles of photo interpretation were used, to detect and demarcate mangrove growth in the study, considered were tone/ colour, texture and association, study colour, texture and location of visual, mangroves showed slightly brownish/pale red colour, with medium texture. 0000003574 00000 n Sensor characteristics of these data, Standard FCC comprising green, red and near infra, red (NIR) band from all these data sources have been, utilized for the studies. Anthropogenic, activities involving development projects have most. forest of Bombay State, in: Proceedings Mangrove The change in the area of mangroves pertaining to, the Mumbai suburban region for a period of 11 years, was lost. The formation of these, marshlands can be traced to coastal alluvial, region falling between the co-ordinates 19, studied for the change detection part, as most of. Mangroves in and around Mumbai have undergone massive destruction. Scrubby and scanty vegetation dominated by Avicennia marina, along the Bombay coast, could be attributed to constantly increasing anthropogenic pressures. Digital maps with details incorporated through GIS techniques have been generated. All four methods begin with a consistently edited data set and yield estimates of volumetric loss of ice from the GrIS ranging from -193 to -269 km³/yr. For a typical setup in the Mumbai coastal region having a vegetation density of 0.175 per m 2 , stem diameter of 0.3 m, and drag coefficient varying from 0.4 to 1.5, the model reproduced attenuation ranging from 49% to 55%, which matches reasonably well with the measured data. The, present study deals with the extent, composition and, spread of the mangrove system in Mumbai and, change detection from A.D.1990 to 2001 with, The port city of greater Mumbai, along west coast, composed of a cluster of seven small islands, were connected by causeways, reclamation and filling, up of shallow marshy areas that separated these, land narrowing to a point at Colaba at its southern, extremity. All these studies show the relevance of, remote sensing in the change detection of the extent, Table 4 shows the composition and ecological, status of the mangroves found in the Mumbai, . Roots of the Water World. Avicennia marina was found to be the most dominant mangrove species. Gewa (Excoecaria agallocha)‐Sundri (Heritiera fames) cover type areas have been increased at the expense of pure Sundri type. A study, carried out in 8 mangrove areas of Mumbai, west coast Coastal regions of India are prone to sea level rise, cyclones, storm surges, and human-induced activities, resulting in flood, erosion, and inundation, and some of these impacts could be attributed to climate change. The dominant species along the coast are Rhizophora mucronata, Avicennia officinalis, A. marina, Sonneratia alba, S. apetala, while Excoecaria agallocha and Acanthus ilicifolius are very common. The We find most features are still detectable for transit depths of ~0.3% in the visible range. The main reasons for this depletion are reclamation of land for paddy cultivation, salt pan scheme, reclamation of land for building activities and dumping, industrial pollution of the creeks, cuttings of trees for fuel wood etc. (Harper & Row Publ., New York) 1982, pp.343-355. reflectance difference with the other regions, likes thermal spectrum trailer Field survey conducted in 2001 and early 2002. and field survey done by IIT Bombay, Mumbai in, preparing the CRZ maps of the region). Historically, Mumbai mangroves covered around 75% of the region's coastline in stark contrast to less than 50% today (Central Water Commission). Remote sensing technology was used to detect changes in the mangrove habitat around the Mumbai suburban region. on (ICAR), Versova, Mumbai-400 061, India, on the scale of 1 : 50,000 from Indian Remote Sensing (IRS) satellite IRS-ID, mbai suburban region has been estimated to be 56.40 km, ring 1990 to 2001, a total mangrove area of, mangroves. Sundri tress are being replaced by Gewa. 20-26. 0000001357 00000 n Experts predict that all 5,000 acres of mangroves that were decimated by voracious moths will be lush and green again by January Over the past few days, swathes of mangroves across Mumbai … Comparison of Elevation Change Detection Methods From ICESat Altimetry Over the Greenland Ice Sheet. Remote Sensing emerges as a valuable, tool for fast, efficient and accurate means of, information retrieval to detect causes, extent and, modification of structural changes over time. The hazes and clouds can be detected on the base of, Disintegrating planets allow for the unique opportunity to study the composition of the interiors of small, hot, rocky exoplanets because the interior is evaporating and that material is condensing into dust, which is being blown away and then transiting the star. mangrove areas in Mumbai fall within this region. The total area of mangroves in Mumbai suburban region has been estimated to be 56.40 km² (including mud flats) with dense mangroves contributing 45.4% to the total. 1989, Valiela et al. The result obtained in the present work, regarding the zonation suggests that the mangroves, Mumbai follow the same pattern of distribution, the isolated creeks. 0000002870 00000 n important for capture and culture fisheries. High-resolution satellite imaging represents a potentially effective technique to monitor cyclone-caused environmental damage and recovery over large areas at a high spatial scale. Km. United Way Mumbai invites individuals, companies, schools and colleges to be a part of Mission Mangroves. Debris in Mumbai Wetlands Killing Mangroves, Raising Flood Risk. detail in order to provide useful baseline data for supporting conservation management. SCI., VOL. Mangroves of Mumbai Mangrove Destruction. 1093 26 (2012) as shown in Fig. The mangroves in Mumbai assumed greater significance following their role in combating floods in 2005 by buffering the rainwater in flooded areas situated near mangroves (Joshi & Kale, 2013). x���1 0ð4t�y\c=t��՞4mi����WO� �m 0000005893 00000 n Using a uniform approach for quantifying uncertainties, we find that volume change rates at the drainage system scale from the four methods can be reconciled within 1-σ uncertainties in just 5 of 19 drainage systems. variables. 0000000852 00000 n endstream endobj 1118 0 obj<>/W[1 1 1]/Type/XRef/Index[59 1034]>>stream 0000004070 00000 n 2001, Alongi 2002). Attenuation of Wave Energy Due to Mangrove Vegetation off Mumbai, India, Vegetative structure and species composition of mangroves along the Mumbai coast, Maharashtra India, Wave energy dissipation in the mangrove vegetation off Mumbai, India, Molluscan diversity in the mangrove ecosystem of Mumbai, west coast of India, Satellite Image-Based Time Series Observations of Vegetation Response to Hurricane Irma in the Lower Florida Keys, Plastics: A menace to the mangrove ecosystems of megacity Mumbai, India, . The present distribution and status of each mangrove type is the result of direct and indirect anthropic factors. along with the mangroves in the present study. 1093 0 obj<> endobj But pollution is threatening the mangroves that draw in fish and … It has been observed that the quantitative degradation of mangrove vegetation is largely due to burgeoning population pressure, construction and development activities, conversion to agricultural land and fish farms besides the effect of industrial effluents. The detectability of compositional features is easier with an average grain size of 1 $\mu$m despite features being more prominent with smaller grain sizes. This study has the potential of improving the quality of wave prediction in vegetation areas, especially during monsoon season and extreme weather events. It was found that new mangrove, Table 3—Change detection in mangrove areas (km, Table 4—Composition and Ecological Status of, areas are emerging in Thane creek along the Navi, Mumbai stretch and in the Pascal Wadi stretch of, Malad creek. Molluscs form a major group of organisms that makes-up an Total timber volume for all of the species has been reduced to near about a half. Join ResearchGate to find the people and research you need to help your work. Analysis of remote sensing data indicate approximately 210 km2 of the mangrove area along the Maharashtra coast. Besides demarcating, the mangrove patches, the main railway and, Field checks were performed after the mapping of, data and classification of mangroves in the study area, was completed, to ascertain the accuracy of prediction, based on the remote sensing keys developed. Mangroves are small sturdy woody plants which are found in low-lying shallow areas. They were dominated by, other mangroves species. 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