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Digitization of Land Records: From Paper to Blockchain

Raquel Benbunan-Fich, Arturo Castellanos
2018 International Conference on Information Systems  
The analysis of these two cases helps to identify enabling and constraining factors related to the digitalization of public records and the adoption of land-registry blockchain initiatives.  ...  In contrast, a strong public private partnership with political buy-in, along with more modern and reliable digital land records, facilitated the adoption of blockchain for land registry in Georgia.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Fundación Eléutera ( and Guillermo Peña Panting, its executive director, for the invaluable support and feedback.  ... 
dblp:conf/icis/Benbunan-FichC18 fatcat:tqqmmqshobbhxogzz4ufst3xne

European Space Agency (ESA) Calibration/Validation Strategy for Optical Land-Imaging Satellites and Pathway towards Interoperability

Fabrizio Niro, Philippe Goryl, Steffen Dransfeld, Valentina Boccia, Ferran Gascon, Jennifer Adams, Britta Themann, Silvia Scifoni, Georgia Doxani
2021 Remote Sensing  
and common protocols for the calibration and validation (Cal/Val) of optical land imaging sensors.  ...  Within this paper, this strategy will be illustrated and put into the context of current validation systems for land remote sensing.  ...  The CEOS-LSI-VC leads the CEOS Analysis Ready Data for Land (CARD4L) initiative [31] , including the definition of the individual product family specifications, as well as the assessment process and outreach  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13153003 fatcat:ibglfqy3sbbr5dwxpsmbowrpl4

Recent Applications of Landsat 8/OLI and Sentinel-2/MSI for Land Use and Land Cover Mapping: A Systematic Review

Michel E. D. Chaves, Michelle C. A. Picoli, Ieda D. Sanches
2020 Remote Sensing  
architectures for analysis-ready data that are permeated by publicizations, open data policies, and open science principles.  ...  Recent applications of Landsat 8 Operational Land Imager (L8/OLI) and Sentinel-2 MultiSpectral Instrument (S2/MSI) data for acquiring information about land use and land cover (LULC) provide a new perspective  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to acknowledge the National Institute for Space Research (INPE), the Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES), and the Brazil Data  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12183062 doaj:b5d54af4fbbe45518fa7c16a3fe25aa7 fatcat:l5bkzuvjx5eu3e5zt4j2h6cgei

Multi-year global land cover mapping at 300 m and characterization for climate modelling: achievements of the Land Cover component of the ESA Climate Change Initiative

S. Bontemps, M. Boettcher, C. Brockmann, G. Kirches, C. Lamarche, J. Radoux, M. Santoro, E. Vanbogaert, U. Wegmüller, M. Herold, F. Achard, F. Ramoino (+2 others)
2015 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
Within this program, the CCI Land Cover project aims at revisiting all algorithms required for the generation of global land cover products that are stable and consistent over time, while also reflecting  ...  To this end, the land cover concept is revisited to deliver a set of three consistent global land cover products corresponding to the 1998-2002, 2003-2007 and 2008-2012 periods, along with climatological  ...  for global implementation on a systematic basis (CEOS, 2008) .  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprsarchives-xl-7-w3-323-2015 fatcat:ayqvidvazbedrfht7sb7j7leve

A Sentinel-1 Backscatter Datacube for Global Land Monitoring Applications

Wolfgang Wagner, Bernhard Bauer-Marschallinger, Claudio Navacchi, Felix Reuß, Senmao Cao, Christoph Reimer, Matthias Schramm, Christian Briese
2021 Remote Sensing  
Yet, implementing large-scale monitoring capabilities is a challenging task given the large volume of data from Sentinel-1 and the complex algorithms needed to convert the SAR intensity data into higher-level  ...  To serve near-real-time as well as offline land monitoring applications, we have created a Sentinel-1 backscatter datacube for all continents (except Antarctica) that is constantly being updated and maintained  ...  One solution is to work with cubes of analysis-ready data (ARD) hosted in the cloud and provided to the users via tailored cloudand web services [7] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13224622 fatcat:i5waxcozmrcyvk2nypmnu5qg6u

Revisiting land cover observation to address the needs of the climate modeling community

S. Bontemps, M. Herold, L. Kooistra, A. van Groenestijn, A. Hartley, O. Arino, I. Moreau, P. Defourny
2012 Biogeosciences  
Decoupling the stable and dynamic components of the land cover characterization and using a multi-year dataset were proposed as two key approaches to allow generating consistent suites of global land cover  ...  The current land cover representation and mapping techniques were then called into question to specifically focus on the critical need of stable products expressed by climate users.  ...  They also thank the SPOT-Vegetation programme which made the satellite data available and the European Space Agency for funding the CCI programme.  ... 
doi:10.5194/bg-9-2145-2012 fatcat:ykj7jbaporbw5hj3epmcikquxa

Abbreviations and Acronyms [chapter]

1984 Energy Policy and Land-Use Planning  
Implementation of Contracts Next to the contracting phase, the implementation or contract execution phase is highly vulnerable to corruption.  ...  Then, with the input indicators finalized, the next step is to ask for and record the data on actuals for each input from all of the groups and record this in the form of an input tracking scorecard, as  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-0-08-026757-9.50009-x fatcat:tjz7atxc6fbhdjgzms2zaw7aj4

Analysis-Ready Data from Hyperspectral Sensors—The Design of the EnMAP CARD4L-SR Data Product

Martin Bachmann, Kevin Alonso, Emiliano Carmona, Birgit Gerasch, Martin Habermeyer, Stefanie Holzwarth, Harald Krawczyk, Maximilian Langheinrich, David Marshall, Miguel Pato, Nicole Pinnel, Raquel de los de los Reyes (+3 others)
2021 Remote Sensing  
Within this article, the design of the EnMAP Level 2A Land product is illustrated, highlighting the necessary processing steps for CEOS Analysis Ready Data for Land (CARD4L) compliant data products.  ...  Initiatives such as the CEOS Analysis Ready Data (ARD) propose and ensure guidelines and requirements so that such datasets can readily be used, and interoperability within and between missions is a given  ...  Switzerland), USBE (Czech Republic), TAU (Israel), GFZ (Germany), FU Berlin (Germany) and ONERA (France) for the fruitful project cooperation.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13224536 fatcat:gvoit5moxfempiwd2acgfiiyty

Building an Earth Observations Data Cube: lessons learned from the Swiss Data Cube (SDC) on generating Analysis Ready Data (ARD)

Gregory Giuliani, Bruno Chatenoux, Andrea De Bono, Denisa Rodila, Jean-Philippe Richard, Karin Allenbach, Hy Dao, Pascal Peduzzi
2017 Big Earth Data  
We would like also to acknowledge Dr Stuart Minchin (GeoScience Australia) and Dr Brian Killough (CEOS) for their valuable support in implementing and developing the Swiss Data Cube.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) for their financial support to the Swiss Data Cube.  ...  Indeed, these steps concern the generation of Analysis Ready Data (ARD).  ... 
doi:10.1080/20964471.2017.1398903 fatcat:7zd6kvgncrhz3b55cti5yalxpu

Land Conservation, Spring/Summer 2006, Issue 14

2019 Sustain Magazine  
And we pray, not for new earth or heaven, but to be quiet in heart, and in eye, clear. What we need is here.  ...  Geese appear high over us, pass, and the sky closes. Abandon, as in love or sleep, holds them to their way, clear in the ancient faith: what we need is here.  ...  Preston and his family have been farming in Kentucky for seven generations.  ... 
doi:10.55504/2689-7296.1033 fatcat:tmgdawv24bbqhafr4ipgngvaem

The Swiss data cube, analysis ready data archive using earth observations of Switzerland

Bruno Chatenoux, Jean-Philippe Richard, David Small, Claudia Roeoesli, Vladimir Wingate, Charlotte Poussin, Denisa Rodila, Pascal Peduzzi, Charlotte Steinmeier, Christian Ginzler, Achileas Psomas, Michael E. Schaepman (+1 others)
2021 Scientific Data  
Here we present the Swiss Data Cube (SDC), unleashing the information power of Big Earth Data for monitoring the environment, providing Analysis Ready Data over the geographic extent of Switzerland since  ...  Fully exploiting these satellite EO data will require new approaches for their acquisition, management, distribution, and analysis.  ...  Data acquisition and analysis ready data products generation. The SDC holds Analysis Ready EO satellite Data since 1984 for the entire Switzerland.  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41597-021-01076-6 pmid:34750391 pmcid:PMC8575969 fatcat:njdog6x23jb6dcgz2dzjmropja

Pain Without Gain: Land Assembly & Acquisition for Infrastructure Megaprojects the Indian Experience with the Bangalore International Airport

Kalpana Gopalan
2013 Social Science Research Network  
This comprehensive case study on Bangalore International Airport enumerates in a sequence, in stages and phases the role of people involved who finally make up a mega project.  ...  A recount of these will be utility oriented experience and learning.  ...  Its first step was to lay out the norms for site selection.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2377384 fatcat:rtlk5pohsjgvrhriqir3szvci4


V. C. F. Gomes, F. M. Carlos, G. R. Queiroz, K. R. Ferreira, R. Santos
2021 ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
For this, we developed a tool to automate the process of searching, converting, and indexing data between these two systems.  ...  managing, processing, analyzing, and disseminating EO data.  ...  ., 2018) for land use and land cover mapping, while ODC focus all data processing and analysis using Python language and xarray package.  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprs-annals-v-4-2021-153-2021 fatcat:rxdrwhlnprfx7hf5sdscr6etnu

Paving the Way towards an Armenian Data Cube

Shushanik Asmaryan, Vahagn Muradyan, Garegin Tepanosyan, Azatuhi Hovsepyan, Armen Saghatelyan, Hrachya Astsatryan, Hayk Grigoryan, Rita Abrahamyan, Yaniss Guigoz, Gregory Giuliani
2019 Data  
The transfer of the necessary knowledge from Switzerland to Armenia for developing and implementing the first version of an Armenian DC should be considered as a first step of a permanent collaboration  ...  Earth observations (EO), which include both satellite/UAV and in-situ data, can provide robust monitoring for various environmental concerns.  ...  The authors would like to also thank the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) for their financial support to the Swiss Data Cube.  ... 
doi:10.3390/data4030117 fatcat:udx5pd4lhnffto6ndcqhmvlrc4

Planning policy, sustainability and housebuilder practices: The move into (and out of?) the redevelopment of previously developed land

Nikos Karadimitriou
2013 Progress in Planning  
One way was to develop new products and to employ practices and combinations of practices involving phasing, a flexible approach to planning applications and innovative production methods.  ...  The paper draws on published data (company annual reports, government statistics) and primary material (stakeholder interviews, planning applications, unpublished project specific information) to explore  ...  In particular I would like to thank David Francis and Ken Tibbles for kindly providing me with data from the NHBC database and Imtiaz Farookhi, Andrew Howard and Kathryn Drinkall of the NHBC as well as  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.progress.2012.10.001 pmid:23805023 pmcid:PMC3688326 fatcat:p5aunjjilvcbtixactwrfx5ioa
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