Land-use Analysis of Deforestation in the Darien Province of Panama

Publication Date


Committee Chair

Mark P. Kumler, Ph.D.

Committee Members

Alex De Pinto, Ph.D.


This project presents a process for land-use classification of Landsat TM imagery in the Darien province of Panama. Supervised and unsupervised land-use classifications of Landsat imagery over a nineteen year period are used to create land-use maps. A process for developing cloud and cloud shadow masks is also explored. The land-use maps are to be used as a source of data for an economic model of the region and as inputs for additional analysis by the project client.

Full text is available at the University of Redlands


Article Location