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Characterization of forest types in Northeastern China, using multi-temporal SPOT-4 VEGETATION sensor data

Xiangming Xiao, Stephen Boles, Jiyuan Liu, Dafang Zhuang, Mingliang Liu
2002 Remote Sensing of Environment  
In this study, we explored the potential of multi-temporal SPOT-4 VEGETATION (VGT) sensor data for characterization of temperate and boreal forests in Northeastern China.  ...  Analysis of NDVI and NDWI over the plant growing season allows for the identification of distinct growth patterns between the different forest types.  ...  We thank the three anonymous reviewers for their comments and suggestions on the earlier version of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0034-4257(02)00051-2 fatcat:a64tngdjljg2vhmfcveixjkwai

Applying Digital Twins to Research the Relationship Between Urban Expansion and Vegetation Coverage: A Case Study of Natural Preserve

Dongmiao Zhao, Xuefei Li, Xingtian Wang, Xiang Shen, Weijun Gao
2022 Frontiers in Plant Science  
With the growth of the world population, cities expand and encroach on forests and plants, causing many environmental problems.  ...  In conjunction with local Master planning of land use, the results of modeling are used to analyze the influences of urban construction on the natural environment, and the inappropriate aspects of the  ...  According to the result, satellite RS data is identified by the GNDVI method and contributed to the temporal analysis.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpls.2022.840471 pmid:35242160 pmcid:PMC8885539 fatcat:32x2bbhudjgv5kla3yxxpe2vka

An Assessment of Forest Cover Change and Its Driving Forces in the Syrian Coastal Region during a Period of Conflict, 2010 to 2020

Mohamed Ali Mohamed
2021 Land  
In this study, changes in the dynamics of forest cover and its density between 2010 and 2020 were detected and analyzed using multi-temporal Landsat images.  ...  In Syria, 76% of the forests are located in the Syrian coast region. This region is witnessing a rapid depletion of forest cover during the conflict that broke out in mid-2011.  ...  Conclusions In this study, the spatial and temporal changes in the forest cover in the Syrian coast region between 2010 and 2020 were monitored and analyzed using multi-temporal Landsat data.  ... 
doi:10.3390/land10020191 fatcat:huk4fq5mofagjazsbgnjoeyjna

Assessment of Forest Degradation in Vietnam Using Landsat Time Series Data

James Vogelmann, Phung Khoa, Do Lan, Jacob Shermeyer, Hua Shi, Michael Wimberly, Hoang Duong, Le Huong
2017 Forests  
High-resolution Google Earth imagery and Landsat data of the region were used to validate results.  ...  Landsat time series data were used to characterize forest degradation in Lam Dong Province, Vietnam.  ...  We thank Chris Holden, Shixiong Wang, Zhe Zhu, and Curtis Woodcock for their help in developing the "synthetic" imagery used in this investigation.  ... 
doi:10.3390/f8070238 fatcat:tsayznab4rcafaqaopvj5lkkyi

Assessing inconsistency in global land cover products and synthesis of studies on land use and land cover dynamics during 2001 to 2017 in the southeastern region of Bangladesh

Shahidul Islam, Miao Zhang, Hong Yang, Mingguo Ma
2019 Journal of Applied Remote Sensing  
Based on inconsistencies and multi 19 temporal land cover datasets, a synthesis of study was triggered out on land use and land cover dynamics during 2001-20 2017 in the southeastern region of Bangladesh  ...  This study accessed the spatial and areal inconsistencies in the four 17 most recent multi-resources land cover products in a complex manner using the common classification systems of 18 IGBP-17, IGBP-  ...  imageries were used to identify the land use and land cover (LULC) class 181 of the study area in some selective years of study.  ... 
doi:10.1117/1.jrs.13.048501 fatcat:ls5jcb7eafg33eyycrecxalu54

Sensitivity Analysis of the DART Model for Forest Mensuration with Airborne Laser Scanning

Osian Roberts, Pete Bunting, Andy Hardy, Daniel McInerney
2020 Remote Sensing  
Airborne Laser Scanning (ALS) measurements are increasingly vital in forest management and national forest inventories.  ...  In contrast, discrete return density, canopy cover and the proportion of multiple returns were sensitive to fluctuations in sensor altitude, scanning angle, pulse repetition frequency and pulse duration  ...  imagery acquired from satellite and airborne sensors [161] [162] [163] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12020247 fatcat:7jfnf4b3frha7dcjo2qjnlosqa

Assessment of Vegetation Trends in Drylands from Time Series of Earth Observation Data [chapter]

Rasmus Fensholt, Stephanie Horion, Torbern Tagesson, Andrea Ehammer, Kenneth Grogan, Feng Tian, Silvia Huber, Jan Verbesselt, Stephen D. Prince, Compton J. Tucker, Kjeld Rasmussen
2015 Remote Sensing Time Series  
Leinenkugel for providing the physiographic regions, the land cover dataset, and the deforestation layer of the Mekong Basin used in this research.  ...  Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) in the frame of the funding measure "Sustainable Land Management".  ...  Yan et al. (2006) found annual NPP for coniferous and broadleaf mixed forest in the Dinghushan Biosphere Reserve of 1,148 g C m À2 for evergreen broad-leaf forest and 678 g C m À2 .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-15967-6_8 fatcat:2cl5kwf33zg7hl2k3syukjpa6q

Effects of biotic disturbances on forest carbon cycling in the United States and Canada

Jeffrey A. Hicke, Craig D. Allen, Ankur R. Desai, Michael C. Dietze, Ronald J. Hall, Edward H. Ted Hogg, Daniel M. Kashian, David Moore, Kenneth F. Raffa, Rona N. Sturrock, James Vogelmann
2011 Global Change Biology  
In the years following disturbance, primary productivity in some cases increased rapidly as a result of enhanced growth by surviving vegetation, and in other cases increased slowly because of lower forest  ...  Here, we review and synthesize published studies of the effects of biotic disturbances on forest C cycling in the United States and Canada.  ...  Jeanine Paschke of Sanborn/USFS Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team provided the data shown in Fig. 2 .  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2011.02543.x fatcat:r62ihiri2jappkk4bjh2jtxuqi

The current state of Białowieża Forest based on the results of the LIFE+ ForBioSensing project [article]

Krzysztof Stereńczak, Damian Korzybski, Rafał Paluch, Andrzej Boczoń, Agata Sałachewicz, Stanisław Miścicki, Łukasz Kuberski, Kamil Pilch, Żaneta Piasecka, Ewa Zin, Dorota Dobrowolska, Marcin Klisz (+14 others)
2022 Zenodo  
The impetus for the project was the desire to use remote sensing data, mainly airborne laser scanning data, in forest stand analysis.  ...  Additionally, this type of data was intended to provide a reference point for analysing the condition of Białowieża Forest in subsequent decades using new methods of data analysis and interpretation.  ...  is the loss of fires that once occurred in Białowieża Forest Spînu et al. 2020) .  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6559266 fatcat:5owbkiqmyjbzvesozjbjhvvg2q

Baseline Capture Rates and Roosting Habits of Myotis septentrionalis (Northern Long-Eared Bat) Prior to White-Nose Syndrome Detection in the Southern Appalachians

Vanessa G. Rojas, Joy M. O'Keefe, Susan C. Loeb
2017 Southeastern naturalist (Steuben, Me.)  
Results will be used in national forest plan revisions and other planning efforts. Cover photos are by Bill Lea  ...  The assessment employs the latest technology in geographic information systems and computer communication. These tools make the information more useful to analysts and decision-makers.  ...  National Forest Initial Inventory of Possible Old Growth Forest Included within this section is a "closer look" spatial distribution of the stands identified by national forests as an initial inventory  ... 
doi:10.1656/058.016.0202 fatcat:h4b2ovzajfbp5h64tyunbzoarm

Genetic considerations in ecosystem restoration using native tree species

Evert Thomas, Riina Jalonen, Judy Loo, David Boshier, Leonardo Gallo, Stephen Cavers, Sándor Bordács, Paul Smith, Michele Bozzano
2014 Forest Ecology and Management  
We would also like to thank all of the practitioners who shared the experiences collected in Part 3, and who completed the survey, which allowed us to undertake the analysis (Part 4) and to derive the  ...  Thanks also go to South Pole Carbon for being in charge of preparing the studies and selling carbon assets, and to forest  ...  This was done using maps derived from satellite imagery and GPS mapping prepared prior to the meeting.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2014.07.015 fatcat:xn3rowoxgrhg5gyakikbqitjha

Measurement and Monitoring of the World's Forests: A Review and Summary of Remote Sensing Technical Capability, 2009–2015 [article]

Matthew Fagan, Ruth DeFries, Maryland Shared Open Access Repository
Popescu et al. (2004) fuse smallfootprint LIDAR with high-resolution optical imagery to estimate forest volume with high accuracy (83 percent of variation) in coniferous forests and poor accuracy in deciduous  ...  In the tropics, distinguishing forests from tree-based agriculture (i.e., agroforestry, tree plantations) is difficult using moderate-resolution imagery; the plantations often appear similar to secondary  ... 
doi:10.13016/m2v7yd-cm12 fatcat:j4dt5fvs25dojfw7kzrk4bbjnu

An Assessment of Forest Cover Change and Its Driving Forces in the Syrian Coastal Region during a Period of Conflict, 2010 to 2020 [article]

Mohamed Ali Mohamed, Humboldt-Universität Zu Berlin
In this study, changes in the dynamics of forest cover and its density between 2010 and 2020 were detected and analyzed using multi-temporal Landsat images.  ...  In Syria, 76% of the forests are located in the Syrian coast region. This region is witnessing a rapid depletion of forest cover during the conflict that broke out in mid-2011.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The author declares no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.18452/22515 fatcat:u7qe52s2mfc55pi5yluqsfzkmy

The Impacts of Economic Land Concession on Indigenous People's Livelihoods. Ratanakiri, Cambodia

Sopheaktra Sok
Meine Forschung befasst sich mit den Problemen ländlicher Gemeinschaften in der Provinz Ratanakiri in Kambodscha.  ...  Wirtschaftliche Landkonzessionen werden vielerorts in ländlichen Gebieten genutzt, um neue wirtschaftliche Möglichkeiten in diesen zu eröffnen und die lokale wirtschaftliche Diversifizierung durch vorhergehende  ...  The collected data is used for verification with other types of data such as satellite imagery derived from GPS location tracking and forest records.  ... 
doi:10.11588/heidok.00031192 fatcat:mn2epimykzg3hniwwgfqda4nlq

Conservation biology for all

2010 ChoiceReviews  
GAP analysis: a geographic approach to protection of biological diversity. Wildlife Monographs, 123, 1-41. Sellars, R. W. (1997). Preserving nature in the national parks: a history.  ...  Using biodiversity as a justification for nature protection in the U. S. Wild Earth, 6, 71-80. Harris, L. D. (1984).  ...  This interpretation has been supported by analysis of "fire scars" from historical aerial photography and satellite imagery.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.48-2055 fatcat:qwhlin7vk5cqllgqrijinrsmka
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