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Mangrove distribution in Tioman and Tulai Island, Pahang, Malaysia

Saad, Shahbudin and Ahmad, Zuhairi and Rani, Husaini and Khodzori, Mohd Fikri Akmal and Yusof, Muhammad Hamizan (2013) Mangrove distribution in Tioman and Tulai Island, Pahang, Malaysia. In: International Conference on Oceanography and Sustainable Marine Production: A Challenge of Managing Marine Resources in a Changing Climate (ICOSMaP) 2013, 28-30 Oct 2013, Kuantan, Malaysia. (Unpublished)

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Tioman Island is not only popular with numerous corals reef and fishes species but also its inland rainforest area such as mangroves. Mangroves composition and species was richly diverse in Tioman and Tulai Island. A total of 23 mangrove species has been found consist of exclusive and non• exclusive species; an indication of high mangrove diversity and species richness in Kg. Juara, Kg. Nipah, Kg. Paya, Kg. Genting and Tulai Island. The abundance mangrove species are Rhizophora X lamarckii, Rhizophora apiculata, Rhizophora mucronata and Brugueira gymnorrhiza. Images from Landsat-7 ETM+ of Tioman and Tulai lsland were analyzed using supervised classification and Principal Component Analysis (PCA). Results indicated that total of 59.895 hectares mangrove covers have been identified in both islands, with 86.49% in Tioman Island (52.7625 hectares) and 13.51% in• Tulai Island (7.1325 hectares). Remote sensing and GIS application found to be useful as the technology allowed monitoring and mapping large scale area of mangrove forest.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Additional Information: 5605/56886
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mangrove distribution, Pahang, Malaysia
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Science > Department of Marine Science
Depositing User: Dr. Shahbudin Saad
Date Deposited: 15 May 2017 13:07
Last Modified: 15 May 2017 13:07
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/56886

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