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Land Cover Dynamics in the Kirisia Forest Ecosystem, Samburu County, Kenya

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Warinwa, F., Mwaura, F., Warui Kiringe, J., Oduya Ndubi, A. 2016. Land Cover Dynamics in the Kirisia Forest Ecosystem, Samburu County, Kenya. Advances in Remote Sensing, vol. 5, 168-182.

Contact Info

Corresponding author:


  • African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), Nairobi, Kenya
  • Department of Geography & Environmental Studies, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Habitat Planners & Environmental Consultants Ltd, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), SERVIR Eastern and Southern Africa Project, Nairobi, Kenya 


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  • The authors used remote sensing and GIS to  track land cover in the Kirisia forest ecosystem from 1973 to 2015 and provide explanations for changes.
  • They provide recommendations to curb land cover change in the region which is projected to increase water scarcity.

Geographical Region

  • East Africa
  • Ecosystems

  • General
  • Country

  • Kenya
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