Satellite Image Analytics, Land Change and Food Security

Satellite Image Analytics, Land Change and Food Security, Chakraborty, S., Jabbar, Z., Subramanian, L., & Nyarko, Y. (2016). In ACM SIGKDD Workshop on Data Science for Food, Energy and Water, co-located with KDD, San Francisco. (p. 23). ACM.

Changing patterns and reduction in agricultural land are among the fundamental problems that impact food security in developing regions like India. Rapid economic growth coupled with increasing population and changes in climatic patterns are among the main factors affecting the availability of agricultural land…In this paper, we present the design of a satellite image analytics engine that we use to perform a detailed analysis of changes in agricultural land patterns over a 13-year time period (2000-2012) in West Bengal, India

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