AgriSuit: A web-based GIS-MCDA framework for agricultural land suitability assessment

S. G. Yalew, A van Griensven, P. van der Zaag

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Abstract

A web-based framework (AgriSuit) that integrates various global data from different sources for multi-criteria based agricultural land suitability assessment based on the Google Earth Engine (GEE) platform is developed and presented. The platform enables online data gathering, training and classifying of land cover classes based on remote sensing and GIS techniques, as well as computation of suitability of land-use classes for agricultural activities. A demonstration of the framework on the Upper Blue Nile basin in Ethiopia is presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-8
Number of pages8
JournalComputers and Electronics in Agriculture
Volume128
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2016

Keywords

  • AHP
  • GIS
  • Land suitability
  • Multi-criteria analysis
  • Remote sensing

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