Monitor the Land Use Change and Prediction Using CA-Markov Model in Li Pe Island, Satun Province, Thailand

  • Katawut WaiyasusriEmail author
  • Nayot Kulpanich
  • Morakot Worachairungreung
  • Pornperm Sae-ngow
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Geography book series (SPRINGERGEOGR)


Li Pe island is situated on the border of the Tarutao National Marine Park which is one of beautiful seaside tourist attractions. Current tourism in Li Pe island has been greatly developed leap forward due to biological diversity and beautiful seaside nature based attractions. The purpose of this study to generate the land use multi-temporal information during 1990–2014 and to then apply the CA-Markov model to simulate the past land use patterns and to predict future land use patterns over the next two decades (2028). The results revealed change detection for the land use classification in 1990–2017. It could be seen that resorts, villages, commercial and services area have increased by 0.36 km2, 0.22 km2, 0.06 km2 respectively whereas the size of forest and cultivated land have declined by 0.98 km2 and 0.22 km2, respectively. The 2028 land use map shows the predicted trend of resort and village area expansion to western part of the island along Sunset beach, while land use in eastern part near Sunrise beach area has been changed to tourism business and commercial activities.


Li Pe Island Land use change CA-Markov model 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Katawut Waiyasusri
    • 1
    Email author
  • Nayot Kulpanich
    • 1
  • Morakot Worachairungreung
    • 1
  • Pornperm Sae-ngow
    • 1
  1. 1.Geography and Geo-Informatics Program, Faculty of Humanities and Social SciencesSuan Suandha Rajabhat UniversityBangkokThailand

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