عنوان مقاله [English]
The main purpose of this research is the importance of land use changes in Gorgan city using remote sensing data. In fact, remote sensing has vast applications in many fields of science and research. Possibility of regular periodic imaging and uninterrupted transmission of satellite images are two very important factors in the use of satellite data. These advantages will help experts in diverse fields to be able to use satellite imagery and information in studies such as periodic variations in the Earth’s surface, changing features and phenomena and natural disasters. In fact, one of the essential needs of researchers, managers and planners is to have accurate and timely information. Land use maps represent human activities concerning exploitation of land, for example, industrial and residential areas, agricultural fields, and so on.