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Monitoring changes over a 10-year period, through vegetation maps, in a coastal site in Apulia region (southeastern Italy)

  • Valeria Tomaselli
  • Francesca Mantino
  • Giuseppe Albanese
  • Cristina Tarantino
  • Maria Adamo

This study aims to detect, analyze, and evaluate the habitat changes, between 2010 and 2020, occurred in the Mediterranean wetland system of “Zone Umide della Capitanata e Paludi presso il Golfo di Manfredonia”. We classified habitats in 2020 using Eunis classification and we compared the obtained map with the Eunis map of 2010, obtained using the same approach, in terms of class area, Magnitude of Changes and the corresponding Trend Percentage of Change. It emerged that expansion of agricultural activities and alterations of the hydrological regime are behind most of the observed changes.

  • Keywords:
  • Habitat change detection,
  • Coastal wetlands,
  • Apulia,
  • Mediterranean sea,
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Valeria Tomaselli

University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0001-9121-9558

Francesca Mantino

University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy

Cristina Tarantino

CNR-IIA, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0003-3304-5355

Maria Adamo

CNR-IIA, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0003-3030-4884

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Chapter Title

Monitoring changes over a 10-year period, through vegetation maps, in a coastal site in Apulia region (southeastern Italy)

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Valeria Tomaselli, Francesca Mantino, Giuseppe Albanese, Cristina Tarantino, Maria Adamo

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English

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10.36253/979-12-215-0030-1.73

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2022

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Ninth International Symposium “Monitoring of Mediterranean Coastal Areas: Problems and Measurement Techniques”

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Livorno (Italy) 14th-16th June 2022

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Laura Bonora, Donatella Carboni, Matteo De Vincenzi, Giorgio Matteucci

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Monitoring of Mediterranean Coastal Areas: Problems and Measurement Techniques

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