Using Landsat-8 Imagery Data on Mapping of the Seagrass Distribution in Matahari Island, Pulau Banyak District, Aceh Province, Indonesia

Syahrul Purnawan • Fauzan Aulia • Teuku Khairuman
Journal article Aceh International Journal of Science and Technology • August 2016 Indonesia

Abstract

The objective of the present study was to gathers information about the seagrass distribution area using the remote sensing that retrieved from Landsat-8. Analysis of Landsat-8 image is classified into 6 classes; seagrass, coral reefs, sand, sea, and cloud. The agreement between processed image of seagrass bed and ground truth reference was 70%. The seagrass ecosystem is well distributed along the Matahari Island, with the total area approximately 44.0123 Ha.

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Aceh International Journal of Science and Technology

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