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Satellite image analysis along the Kuala Selangor to Sabak Bernam rural tourism routes

Ibrahim, Illyani and Zakariya, Khalilah and Wahab, Nur Amirah (2018) Satellite image analysis along the Kuala Selangor to Sabak Bernam rural tourism routes. In: 3rd International Conference on Research Methodology for Built Environment and Engineering (ICRMBEE) 2017, 8th-9th Nov. 2017, Selangor, Malaysia.

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Abstract

This research focuses on the analysis of land cover map using satellite imagery along the rural routes. The aim of this research is to study the landscape features that can be seen by the tourists around the rural routes. The objectives of the study are twofold: (i) to analyse the land cover types along the rural routes and (ii) to create a tourist map along the rural routes. The method adopted was to use Supervised Classification by creating multiple polygons to ensure that each information is sufficient to create appropriate spectral signatures. The finding shows that 80% of the landscape features along the Point of Interest (POI) are paddy field. According to the analysis using the indicators criteria for choosing the rural routes, this research shows that this area has the potential to be part of a tourism area because it has many historical and cultural elements that can be exposed to tourists. Future research will be a factor analysis on the significance of the criteria to rural tourism attraction

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 7316/60881
Uncontrolled Keywords: Satellite image analysis, Kuala Selangor, Sabak Bernam rural tourism, routes
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Urban & Regional Planning
Depositing User: Dr Illyani Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 01 Jan 2018 10:02
Last Modified: 26 Jun 2018 13:49
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/60881

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