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Table 2 Characteristics of satellite imagery used for LULC analysis

From: Monitoring changes in pastoral resources in eastern Sudan: A synthesis of remote sensing and local knowledge

Satellite Sensor Path/row Acquisition date Spatial resolution (m)
Landsat 3 MSS 184/050 23-11-1979 60
Landsat 3 MSS 184/051 23-11-1979 60
Landsat 4 MSS 171/051 12-12-1987 60
Landsat 7 ETM 171/050 06-12-1999 30
Landsat 7 ETM 171/051 06-12-1999 30
Landsat 7 ETM 171/050 08-10-2005 30
Landsat 7 ETM 171/051 22-03-2007 30
ASTER Terra 171/050 17-01-2009 15
  1. MSS Multispectral scanner system, ETM Enhanced thematic mapper.