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Geoinformatics & Geostatistics: An OverviewISSN: 2327-4581

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Research Article, Geoinfor Geostat An Overview S Vol: 0 Issue: 1

Effect of Land Use Change on Quality of Urban Wetlands: A Case of Monavale Wetland in Harare

Florence M. Murungweni*
Saveteck Solutions, Masvingo, Zimbabwe
Corresponding author : Florence M. Murungweni
Saveteck Solutions, Masvingo, Stand N0 1073, Crowborough North, Mufakose, Harare, Zimbabwe
Tel: +263 772 255 504;
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Received: April 10, 2013 Accepted: July 31, 2013 Published: August 09, 2013
Citation: Murungweni FM (2013) Effect of Land Use Change on Quality of Urban Wetlands: A Case of Monavale Wetland in Harare. Geoinfor Geostat: An Overview S1. doi:10.4172/2327-4581.S1-015

Abstract

Effect of Land Use Change on Quality of Urban Wetlands: A Case of Monavale Wetland in Harare

This study seeks to assess the effects of land use change to the quality of urban wetlands using Aerial Photography and Geographic Information System software. In this study urban community that surrounds Monavale wetland, Birdlife Zimbabwe a non-governmental organization, Harare city council and the Department of Natural Resources were used as research subjects.

Keywords: Wetland; GIS; Land use

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