Dinesh Shrestha

Remote Sensing Scientist at KBR Inc. the contractor to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

Urban Land Cover Estimates in the DFW AREA using NLCD Data: 2001 – 2016

Look at this amazing Urban Land Cover Change Scenario in the DFW Area between 2001 and 2016. The population increased from 557,276 in 2001 to 855,504 in 2016 (net increase = 298,228) in Fort Worth and from 1.203 million in 2001 to 1.322 million in 2016 in Dallas (net increase = 0.119 million) (Sources include: …

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Developed Land Cover Change Estimates in the Chicago Metro Area: 2001 – 2016

We estimated the “Developed Land Cover” in Chicago Metro Area. We used National Land Cover Database (NLCD) 2001, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2011, 2013, and 2016 to determine this change. The study shows that the developed land cover increased by 6.19% in this area between 2001 and 2016. More interestingly, the developed land sprawled beyond the …

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