Land Uses Change at the Confluence of Chi and Mun River at Tha Tum and Chumphon Buri District, Surin Province
Keywords:Land Use, Confluence, Chi River, Mun River
This article aimed to study land use changes at the confluence area of Chi and Mun River, Tha Tum district and Chumphon Buri District, Surin Province. This research is a survey research. The satellite imagery data of Google Earth for 2005 and 2019, field survey data for 2020, Global Positioning System (GPS) data, and interview data were used in this study. Visual interpretation of satellite imagery data, overlay of data, and map of land use using geographic information system were used to analyze. The results showed that Land use change between 2005 and 2019 indicated that agricultural land increased by 10.77 km2, urban and build-up land increased by 3.63 km2, water body increased by 1.69 km2, forest land decreased by 15.58 km2, and miscellaneous land decreased by 0.31 km2.