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Mapping and Evaluating Erosion using Remote Sensing and GIS in the Mfilou Catchment Area

Adolphe Kempena, Guylène Ursule Mountso,
Geoffroy Ibiassi Mahoungou, and Hugges Bruno Gummed Boumba


Geographic focus: Congo / Brazzaville

Date completed: 2002

Although water erosion is a natural process, it is often intensified by human activities. A team from the Geographical Cartographic Production and Research Center in Brazzaville, Congo, used remote sensing and GIS to create a method of evaluating erosion in the Mfilou catchment area.

Topics / keywords: Erosion; GIS

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