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					4.22               Yambio, Maridi and Yei region protected area
Site Location: The mountainous areas south of Yambio, Maridi and Yei encompass the Bire Kapatua and Mbarizunga Game reserves, Lantoto National Park and the
Starting or Centre point and Boundary coordinates: 4.34N 28.23E
Field Access: Remote. Poor roads. Flood risk
Security( as of Oct 2005):
Access permitting:
Technical lead(s): 1.Biodiversity and protected areas
Field team: This work should be done in close partnership with USAID as they have ongoing projects in this area.
Potential environmental issues: No data on this site inc status of game reserves. Initial satellite image review indicates limited deforestation but also a potential minin
                          The Garamba park area is the northern limit for chimpanzee habitat.
Potential linked social issues: Wildlife- neighbour interaction. Encroachment.
Fieldwork. Inspections and photographs.Interviews with reseve management, farmers. Visit Yambio and the mine if it exists.
Environmental sampling: Nil expected.
Literature references:
Remote sensing : Annotated GE/Landsat image for the selected sites/park boundaries. Time lapse assessment of forest cover.
Reporting: Dedicated report.
Comments: Link to UNEP Great Apes Survival Project.



Available satellite imagery

                                                                                 Landsat           (http://glovis.usgs.gov)
Acquisition date GLCF             Sensor            Path Row             Location                           ID

    12-Dec-2005            Landsat 7 ETM+ SLC off   173    57                Yei                  ID = 7173057000535650
    29-Dec-2005            Landsat 7 ETM+ SLC off   174    57          Maridi, Yambio             ID = 7174057000536350

   25-Nov-2001       Yes       Landsat 7 ETM+       173    57                Yei                  ID = 7173057000132950
    2-Mar-2000       Yes       Landsat 7 ETM+       174    57          Maridi, Yambio             ID = 7174057100006250

    16-Dec-1994                 Landsat 5 TM        173    57                Yei                  ID = 5173057009435010
    23-Dec-1994                 Landsat 5 TM        174    57          Maridi, Yambio             ID = 5174057009435710

    8-Jan-1986       Yes        Landsat 5 TM        173    57                Yei                  ID = 5173057008600810
    3-Feb-1987       Yes        Landsat 5 TM        174    57          Maridi, Yambio             ID = 5174057008703410

    5-Feb-1973       Yes       Landsat 1 MSS        186    57                Yei                  ID = 1186057007303690
    19-Jan-1973      Yes       Landsat 1 MSS        187    57          Maridi, Yambio             ID = 1187057007301990




                                                                                    Aster      (http://glovis.usgs.gov)
Acquisition date                  Sensor                                 Location                           ID

    8-Dec-2000                   Aster VNIR                                  A                ID = SC:AST_L1B.003:2003637827
    28-Jan-2002                  Aster VNIR                                  B                ID = SC:AST_L1B.003:2005939842
     9-Jan-2001                  Aster VNIR                                  C                ID = SC:AST_L1B.003:2004139161
     9-Jan-2001                  Aster VNIR                                  D                ID = SC:AST_L1B.003:2004139163
     9-Jan-2001                  Aster VNIR                                  E                ID = SC:AST_L1B.003:2004139166
    26-Feb-2001                  Aster VNIR                                  F                ID = SC:AST_L1B.003:2005292921
    26-Feb-2001                  Aster VNIR                                  G                ID = SC:AST_L1B.003:2005291710
    18-Oct-2000                  Aster VNIR                                  H                ID = SC:AST_L1B.003:2016818724
    28-Oct-2000                  Aster VNIR                                  I                ID = SC:AST_L1B.003:2016818672
     7-Jan-2001                  Aster VNIR                                  J                ID = SC:AST_L1B.003:2022621349
     7-Jan-2001                  Aster VNIR                                  K                ID = SC:AST_L1B.003:2022621266
     7-Feb-2003                  Aster VNIR                                  L                ID = SC:AST_L1B.003:2011560159
 apatua and Mbarizunga Game reserves, Lantoto National Park and the neighbouring DRC Garamba National park.




 e image review indicates limited deforestation but also a potential mining site south of Yambio.


mbio and the mine if it exists.


 apse assessment of forest cover.




  (http://glovis.usgs.gov)
                                                          Land observations                           Info

                                             End of wet season - slash and burn - forest cover        info
                                             End of wet season - slash and burn - forest cover        info

                                                               Wet season                             info
                                         End of wet season - DRC side slash and burn - forest cover   info

                                             End of wet season - slash and burn - forest cover        info
                                             End of wet season - slash and burn - forest cover        info

                                             End of wet season - slash and burn - forest cover        info
                                             End of wet season - slash and burn - forest cover        info

                                                     End of wet season - forest cover                 info
                                                     End of wet season - forest cover                 info




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