The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of forest fire on forest structure in the peat swamp forest. The study was conducted in Raja Musa Forest Reserve which has been experiencing fire occurrences since 1996. Ten plots each measuring 50x20 m were systematically set up both in the burnt and unburnt area and plant inventory were conducted between September 2001 to June 2002.
Journal of Environmental Science and Technology
Analysis and evaluation of road traffic noise in Al-Dammam: A business city of the eastern province of KSA
The main objective of this study is to analyze and evaluate road traffic noise in the City of Al-Dammam. Digital sound level meters with frequency weighting networks were used in this study. All measurements were taken on an A weighting frequency network, at a height of about 1.5 m from ground and on a fast range time weighting.
Monitoring of forest cover change in Pranahita Wildlife Sanctuary, Andhra Pradesh, India using remote sensing and GIS
The present study assess spatial change in the land cover over the last decade in Pranahita Wildlife Sanctuary, Adilabad district, Andhra Pradesh, India using Landsat TM and IRS P6 LISS III images. From 1993 to 2004, the forest cover had a severe change and lost about 248.87 ha. There was increase in the scrub cover to about 1637.17 ha, which was quantified to be 172.77 ha.