The Wetland Book pp 1631-1634 | Cite as

Remote Sensing of Anthropogenic Activities: Aquaculture

  • Lisa-Maria RebeloEmail author
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While many wetlands are still observed in their natural state, humans have exerted a considerable influence on their extent, condition, and dynamics. This section focuses on remote sensing techniques that have been used to characterize, map, and monitor these impacts which arise from agricultural production, aquaculture, dam and reservoir construction, drainage, harvesting of aquatic resources (e.g., wood and charcoal), hydrological and sediment diversions, and salt production. Several techniques have also been developed to contribute to the restoration and creation of wetlands.


Human impact Agriculture Aquaculture Hydrological modification Restoration 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Regional Office for Southeast Asia and the MekongInternational Water Management InstituteVientianeLaos

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