Earth observation for Africa's development agenda
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
Ethiopian Mapping Authority;
GIS Society of Ethiopia;
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The objective of the study is to produce an environmental analysis index map of shorelines of Atlas cove. A rapid assessment approach was employed for the shorelines and the outcome of the rapid assessment was authenticated by the standard ESI validation look up table. Results shows that nine categories of shoreline types are in the area and there are seven ESI types namely; lb, 2a, 3a, 6b, 9b, 10a and 10c and that the area is relatively highly vulnerable and sensitive to oil spill.