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Mangrove distribution in Tioman and Tulai Island, Pahang, Malaysia

Saad, Shahbudin and Ahmad, Zuhairi and Khodzori, Mohd Fikri Akmal and Yusof, Muhammad Hamizan and Rani, Husaini (2012) Mangrove distribution in Tioman and Tulai Island, Pahang, Malaysia. In: Seminar Kebangsaan Status Biodiversiti Marin di Kepulauan dan Persisiran Pantai Malaysia 2012, 26-28 Nov 2012, Avillion Admiral Cove, Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This study examine the mangrove cover and distribution in Tioman and Tulai Island, Pahang.Images from Landsat-7 ETM+ of Tioman and Tulai Island 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). Mangrove species have been merged into 3 major classification groups based on the spectral overlapping; Mangrove A, Mangrove Band Mangrove C. In Tioman Island, Mangrove A covers 59.91 % _(31.613 hectares) of total mangrove in the island, and Mangrove Band Mangrove C with 13.64% (7.2 hectares) and 26.43% (13.95 hectares). In Tulai Island, only Mangrove A and Mangrove B was observed. Mangrove A occupies 85.48% (6.0975 hectares) and Mangrove B covers 14.51 % (1.035 hectares). Total of 16 mangrove species was found consist of exclusive and non exclusive species; an indication of high mangrove diversity and species richness in both islands. 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: 5605/56900
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mangrove distribution, Pahang, Malaysia
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Science > Department of Computational and Theoretical Sciences
Kulliyyah of Science > Department of Marine Science
Kulliyyah of Science > Department of Physics
Kulliyyah of Science > Department of Plant Science
Kulliyyah of Science > Institute of Oceanography and Maritime Studies
Centre for Malay World & Islamic Civilisation
Depositing User: Dr. Shahbudin Saad
Date Deposited: 15 May 2017 11:39
Last Modified: 15 May 2017 11:39
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/56900

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