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Bamboo Forest Mapping in China Using the Dense Landsat 8 Image Archive and Google Earth Engine

Shuhua Qi, Bin Song, Chong Liu, Peng Gong, Jin Luo, Meinan Zhang, Tianwei Xiong
2022 Remote Sensing  
In this study, we use the Landsat 8 times series images archive to map bamboo forests in China via the Google Earth engine.  ...  The bamboo forest map will be helpful for bamboo forest industry planning and could be used for evaluating the ecological service of the bamboo forest.  ...  Open-access Landsat images analyzed in the Google Earth engine (GEE) platform [37] have made it possible to map bamboo forest over a larger region.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs14030762 fatcat:ytiwmyztsrfudmtwmgyducx5mu

Mapping Vegetation and Land Use Types in Fanjingshan National Nature Reserve Using Google Earth Engine

Yu Tsai, Douglas Stow, Hsiang Chen, Rebecca Lewison, Li An, Lei Shi
2018 Remote Sensing  
Advanced machine learning image classification routines are implemented through the cloud-based Google Earth Engine platform.  ...  Our objective is to develop satellite image classification techniques that can reliably map forest cover and land use while minimizing the cloud and terrain issues, and provide the basis for long-term  ...  The anonymous reviews also provided constructive comments and helpful suggestions. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs10060927 fatcat:rqckgdg3s5d5zb5r4dmklrtcay

Mapping the Natural Distribution of Bamboo and Related Carbon Stocks in the Tropics Using Google Earth Engine, Phenological Behavior, Landsat 8, and Sentinel-2

Manjunatha Venkatappa, Sutee Anantsuksomsri, Jose Alan Castillo, Benjamin Smith, Nophea Sasaki
2020 Remote Sensing  
Here, we used Google Earth Engine (GEE) to collect time-series of Landsat 8 Operational Land Imager (OLI) and Sentinel-2 images and employed a phenology-based threshold classification method (PBTC) to  ...  ) for Landsat collections and assess the bamboo distributions in 2015 and 2018.  ...  We would also like to thank the LEET Intelligence Co., Ltd. and Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau in the Philippines for research support and the FRAWASA's Cambodian team for their assistance  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12183109 fatcat:zrv4gb5yjbef7bzijr26dawwzu

Classifying Forest Types over a Mountainous Area in Southwest China with Landsat Data Composites and Multiple Environmental Factors

Ruonan Li, Panfei Fang, Weiheng Xu, Leiguang Wang, Guanglong Ou, Wanqiu Zhang, Xin Huang
2022 Forests  
Based on the Google Earth Engine (GEE) cloud platform, a method of forest types mapping using Landsat-8 OLI imagery and multiple environmental factors was developed and tested within Yunnan Province (about  ...  images associated in spring, summer, autumn, and winter.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/f13010135 fatcat:fzrxoclahbawpo7wubzmpxpcom

Peri‐urbanisation in Papua: A participatory and geospatial impact assessment of peri‐urban development and transmigration in Port Numbay

Johni R. V. Korwa, Nicholas Metherall, Barrisen Rumabar, John Herman Mampioper, Tironi Ranathunga
2021 Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies  
Five methods were used to gather data: focus group discussions, semi-structured interviews, archival research, ethnographic observations, and remote sensing imagery and geospatial analysis tools.  ...  The results generated insights into: (1) the lasting legacy of historical transmigration and decentralisation policies that have influenced the processes of peri-urbanisation in shaping the social and  ...  The research team would like to extend thanks to the members of the communities of Abe Pantai and Koya Barat who participated in the focus discussion groups, which provided insights critical to the research  ... 
doi:10.1002/app5.322 fatcat:qxajxuoy6ng57luz34bcjaqgiu

A Mapping Review on Urban Landscape Factors of Dengue Retrieved from Earth Observation Data, GIS Techniques, and Survey Questionnaires

Renaud Marti, Zhichao Li, Thibault Catry, Emmanuel Roux, Morgan Mangeas, Pascal Handschumacher, Jean Gaudart, Annelise Tran, Laurent Demagistri, Jean-François Faure, José Joaquín Carvajal, Bruna Drumond (+5 others)
2020 Remote Sensing  
Remote sensing urban mapping is however of interest to provide a geographical frame to distribute human population and movement in relation to their activities in the city, and as spatialized input variables  ...  Although the characteristics of dengue infection are well known, factors associated with landscape are highly scale dependent in time and space, and therefore difficult to monitor.  ...  Satellite imagery and GIS data have been used to complete and contextualize some survey questionnaires in multi-sources studies, e.g., Google Earth images used for photo-interpretation (ids: 20, 57), normalized  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12060932 fatcat:co7h2jz2jngrpppnfolg34piqe

Urban Land Systems: An Ecosystems Perspective

Monika Kopecká, Harini Nagendra, Andrew Millington
2018 Land  
of surface SUHI/SUCI and the effect of land use/land cover (LULC) change on LST in arid and semi-arid climates.  ...  In order to identify open issues and gaps remaining in this field, we review research on SUHI/SUCI, the models for simulating UHIs/UCIs and techniques used in this field were appraised.  ...  Four pairs of Landsat images were used for the classification: , was used as the reference for image analyses. The Google Earth image was used for ground-truthing.  ... 
doi:10.3390/land7010005 fatcat:4jezkaxlvfayzevuj4rrrftreq

The Architecture of the Metacity: Land Use Change, Patch Dynamics and Urban Form in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Brian McGrath, Somporn Sangawongse, Danai Thaikatoo, Martina Barcelloni Corte
2017 Urban Planning  
and new representational tools of mapping, modeling and design.  ...  of land use controls.  ...  Collage from Google Earth imagery, December 2016. Figure 10 . 10 Figure 10.  ... 
doi:10.17645/up.v2i1.869 fatcat:4lxrxnci65bphp6usw3rcdjxba

Proceedings of the 20th Commonwealth Forestry Conference (Abstracts)

2021 International forestry review  
However, the region's forests face mounting challenges, such as a decline in forest cover, loss of biodiversity, damage to forest ecosystems and reduced ecosystem stability and resilience.  ...  Asia Pacifi c Forest Education Coordination Mechanism Forests in the Asia-Pacifi c region serve nearly half of the global population.  ...  In the vein of Urban FIA, we're actively blurring the lines between urban forests and traditional forests.  ... 
doi:10.1505/146554821834741232 fatcat:p2pcbxd7z5ftti6shs5uilwuk4

On the detection and monitoring of invasive exotic conifers in New Zealand using remote sensing [article]

Jonathan P. Dash, University Of Canterbury
Conifers are amongst the most economically and culturally valued trees on Earth. They provide significant ecosystem services both within and outside of their natural range.  ...  This resulted in exotic trees with vigourous growth, rapid maturity, and abundant seed production occurring in remote and mountainous areas from where they have spread.  ...  The research presented in chapter four was designed to provide evidence to address research question one (RQ1).  ... 
doi:10.26021/10392 fatcat:ag6ljmcocfaafpbvwrmp63dofy

Evaluating environment in international development

2015 ChoiceReviews  
Uitto to be identified as the author of the editorial material, and of the authors for their individual chapters, has been asserted in accordance with sections 77 and 78 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents  ...  Routledge is an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business © 2021 selection and editorial matter, Juha I. Uitto; individual chapters, the contributors The right of Juha I.  ...  and Mary, who contributed to the various evaluations presented in this chapter.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.187757 fatcat:lpiexx6nvnfvpgtouhpnobtp4m

An integrated research, management, and community conservation program for the Rere (Madagascar Big-headed Turtle), Erymnochelys madagascariensis [chapter]

Juliette Velosoa, Lance Woolaver, Randriamahita, Ernest Bekarany, Floriot Randrianarimangason, Richard Mozavelo, Gerardo Garcia, Richard Lewis
2013 Chelonian Research Monographs  
Published by Chelonian Research Foundation 2 CHELONIAN RESEARCH MONOGRAPHS Contributions in Turtle and Tortoise Research CHELONIAN RESEARCH MONOGRAPHS (ISSN 1088-7105), founded in 1996, is an international  ...  The series accepts contributions dealing with any aspects of chelonian research, with a preference for conservation or biology.  ...  -I would like to thank the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust and the Turtle Survival Alliance for the use of their soil temperature data.  ... 
doi:10.3854/crm.6.a27p171 fatcat:sptk3mvwdnfbjindjlkchnktwe

2014 Scar Open Science Conference And Comnap Symposium: Abstracts [article]

Bryan Storey
2016 Zenodo  
, mini Symposia and the COMNAP Symposium 'Success through International Cooperation'.  ...  Abstracts from the XXXIII SCAR Open Science Conference, 'Global Messages from Antarctica', held in 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand, including Plenary Lectures, the Antarctic Conservation Flipped Symposium  ...  The geomorphological features shown in the map are grouped in six morphogenetic processes: structural, fluvioglacial, glacial, periglacial, coastal, and anthropic.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.53123 fatcat:tycti5b3n5cdfmrrwlibgmyhvq

Landslide detection and characterization based on OBIA methodology and UAV photogrammetry

Ευστράτιος Γ. Καραντανέλλης
The development of reliable maps is also crucial for determining landslide susceptibility and risk.  ...  Given the gaps between the computer vision capabilities and their applications in landslide assessment in site-specific scale, the thesis aims at developing a general framework of predefined workflows  ...  Over the last 40 years, the multiplicity of Earth Observation (EO) satellites mission ensures optical imagery archives (e.g., Landsat 1-8, Ikonos, Sentinel), and radar images acquisition (e.g., Envisat  ... 
doi:10.26262/ fatcat:d34qinudbfdzbaf6h6amclloeq

An Assessment of Climate Change Impact on Snow Cover, Glacier and Permafrost in China

Bolch F04008, T Marchenko
2006 Journal of Geophysical Research   unpublished
In this study a dense network of 69 temperature logger was installed in the 130 km² Gukur catchment to monitor Ground Surface Temperatures (GST) over two consecutive years and assess the thermal state  ...  But only little information exists concerning the distribution and thermal state of the permafrost in Chinese part of the Central Tian Shan.  ...  The names of the trees are given in the Ranking of trees: The table -1 indicates that there are 32 trees observed in village Hingani (Pa.), and each of these having their special importance.  ... 
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