Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Journal of Environmental and Public Health
Volume 2017, Article ID 7515130, 12 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/7515130
Research Article

Land Use Land Cover Changes in Detection of Water Quality: A Study Based on Remote Sensing and Multivariate Statistics

Department of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Environmental Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia

Correspondence should be addressed to Ang Kean Hua; moc.oohay@auhnaekgna

Received 6 December 2016; Revised 15 February 2017; Accepted 19 February 2017; Published 9 March 2017

Academic Editor: Evelyn O. Talbott

Copyright © 2017 Ang Kean Hua. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. J. S. Rawat and M. Kumar, “Monitoring land use/cover change using remote sensing and GIS techniques: a case study of Hawalbagh block, district Almora, Uttarakhand, India,” The Egyptian Journal of Remote Sensing and Space Science, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 77–84, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. A. Butt, R. Shabbir, S. S. Ahmad, and N. Aziz, “Land use change mapping and analysis using remote sensing and GIS: a case study of simly watershed, Islamabad, Pakistan,” Egyptian Journal of Remote Sensing and Space Science, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 251–259, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. M. S. Boori and V. Vozenilek, “Land cover disturbance due to tourism in Jeseniky mountain region: a remote sensing and GIS based approach,” in Earth Resources and Environmental Remote Sensing/GIS Applications V, 92450T, vol. 9245 of Proceedings of SPIE, International Society for Optics and Photonics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  4. C. K. Wright and M. C. Wimberly, “Recent land use change in the Western Corn Belt threatens grasslands and wetlands,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 110, no. 10, pp. 4134–4139, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. A. Ashraf, Changing Hydrology of the Himalayan Watershed, InTech, Rijeka, Croatia, 2013.
  6. S. Gajbhiye and S. K. Sharma, “Land use and land cover change detection of Indra river watershed through remote sensing using multi-temporal satellite data,” International Journal of Geomatics and Geosciences, vol. 3, no. 1, p. 89, 2013. View at Google Scholar
  7. H.-B. Hu, H.-Y. Liu, J.-F. Hao, and J. An, “Analysis of land use change characteristics based on remote sensing and GIS in the Jiuxiang River watershed,” International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 811–823, 2012. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. P. Singh, A. Gupta, and M. Singh, “Hydrological inferences from watershed analysis for water resource management using remote sensing and GIS techniques,” Egyptian Journal of Remote Sensing and Space Science, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 111–121, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. A. Fernald, V. Tidwell, J. Rivera et al., “Modeling sustainability of water, environment, livelihood, and culture in traditional irrigation communities and their linked watersheds,” Sustainability, vol. 4, no. 11, pp. 2998–3022, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. M. C. Hansen and T. R. Loveland, “A review of large area monitoring of land cover change using Landsat data,” Remote Sensing of Environment, vol. 122, pp. 66–74, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. A. Mahmud and A. S. Achide, “Analysis of land use/land cover changes to monitor urban sprawl in Keffi-Nigeria,” Environmental Research Journal, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 129–134, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  12. N. M. Gazzaz, M. K. Yusoff, M. F. Ramli, A. Z. Aris, and H. Juahir, “Characterization of spatial patterns in river water quality using chemometric pattern recognition techniques,” Marine Pollution Bulletin, vol. 64, no. 4, pp. 688–698, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. I. R. Hegazy and M. R. Kaloop, “Monitoring urban growth and land use change detection with GIS and remote sensing techniques in Daqahlia governorate Egypt,” International Journal of Sustainable Built Environment, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 117–124, 2015. View at Google Scholar
  14. A. K. Hua, “Law enforcement and water resources of the Malacca river a case study of public perception,” International Journal of Scientific Research in Science & Technology, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 111–116, 2015. View at Google Scholar
  15. A. K. Hua, “An indication of policy study towards water resources in Malacca state: a case study of Malacca river, Malaysia,” International Research Journal of Social Sciences, vol. 4, no. 6, pp. 15–20, 2015. View at Google Scholar
  16. S. N. Rosli, A. Z. Aris, and N. M. Majid, “Spatial variation assessment of malacca river water quality using multivariate statistical analysis,” Malaysian Applied Biology, vol. 44, no. 1, pp. 13–18, 2015. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. American Public Health Association (APHA), Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, American Water Works Association, Water Environment Federation, Washington, DC, USA, 21st edition, 2005.
  18. A. Z. Aris, S. M. Praveena, N. M. Isa et al., “Application of environmetric methods to surface water quality assessment of langkawi geopark (Malaysia),” Environmental Forensics, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 230–239, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. H. Juahir, S. M. Zain, M. K. Yusoff et al., “Spatial water quality assessment of Langat River Basin (Malaysia) using environmetric techniques,” Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, vol. 173, no. 1-4, pp. 625–641, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. R. Noori, M. S. Sabahi, A. R. Karbassi, A. Baghvand, and H. T. Zadeh, “Multivariate statistical analysis of surface water quality based on correlations and variations in the data set,” Desalination, vol. 260, no. 1-3, pp. 129–136, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. I. A. Najar and A. B. Khan, “Assessment of water quality and identification of pollution sources of three lakes in Kashmir, India, using multivariate analysis,” Environmental Earth Sciences, vol. 66, no. 8, pp. 2367–2378, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. M. D. Behera, S. N. Borate, S. N. Panda, P. R. Behera, and P. S. Roy, “Modelling and analyzing the watershed dynamics using cellular automata (CA)-Markov model-a geo-information based approach,” Journal of Earth System Science, vol. 121, no. 4, pp. 1011–1024, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  23. R. G. Pontius Jr and M. Millones, “Death to Kappa: birth of quantity disagreement and allocation disagreement for accuracy assessment,” International Journal of Remote Sensing, vol. 32, no. 15, pp. 4407–4429, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  24. Q. Weng, “Thermal infrared remote sensing for urban climate and environmental studies: methods, applications, and trends,” ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, vol. 64, no. 4, pp. 335–344, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  25. W. Y. Lim, A. Z. Aris, and S. M. Praveena, “Application of the chemometric approach to evaluate the spatial variation of water chemistry and the identification of the sources of pollution in Langat River, Malaysia,” Arabian Journal of Geosciences, vol. 6, no. 12, pp. 4891–4901, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus