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Cropland Mapping Using Fusion of Multi-Sensor Data in a Complex Urban/Peri-Urban Area

Eunice Nduati, Yuki Sofue, Akbar Matniyaz, Jong Park, Wei Yang, Akihiko Kondoh
2019 Remote Sensing  
Image spatiotemporal fusion provides a means for frequent mapping and continuous monitoring of complex UPA in a dynamic landscape.  ...  High population density and competing land use demands lend a spatiotemporally dynamic and heterogeneous nature to urban and peri-urban croplands.  ...  The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's (JAXA's) High Resolution Land Use and Land Cover map of Japan (HRLULC Ver.18.03) is a 30 m land cover map of Japan, generated using multi-temporal, multi-source  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs11020207 fatcat:w4umbwgeffbvnmni3oxlmiiquu

Mapping Irrigated Areas of Ghana Using Fusion of 30 m and 250 m Resolution Remote-Sensing Data

Murali Krishna Gumma, Prasad S. Thenkabail, Fujii Hideto, Andrew Nelson, Venkateswarlu Dheeravath, Dawuni Busia, Arnel Rala
2011 Remote Sensing  
Extensive field campaigns to help in better classification and validation of irrigated areas using high (30 m ) to very high (<5 m) resolution remote sensing data that are fused with multi temporal data  ...  This was because of the uncertainties involved in factors such as: (a) absence of shallow irrigated area statistics in GIDA statistics, (b) non-clarity in the irrigated areas in its use, under-development  ...  This paper is not internally reviewed by the US Geological Survey (USGS). Hence, the opinions expressed here are those of the authors and not those of USGS.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs3040816 fatcat:7nsac27k5vetpoq7mfkre73pmi

Global Croplands and their Importance for Water and Food Security in the Twenty-first Century: Towards an Ever Green Revolution that Combines a Second Green Revolution with a Blue Revolution

Prasad S. Thenkabail
2010 Remote Sensing  
In an increasingly food insecure world, there is a critical need for us to have a comprehensive understanding of global croplands.  ...  Indeed, cropland areas have even begun to decrease in some countries with important food contribution (e.g., USA) due to increasing demand of fertile arable lands for alternative uses such as bio-fuels  ...  All of this took substantial amount of time and coordination. Here I want to thank Elvis Wang, Managing Editor, of the journal  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs2092305 fatcat:23v6pqwkvnfibp364enyjacb5a

Characterizing multi-decadal vegetative greenness and land use dynamics across Canadian urban areas using satellite remote sensing

Agatha Czekajlo
2020
Second, using unmixed fractions and land cover information, I derived a dynamic land use classification scheme and applied it across Canadian peri-urban areas to quantify multi-decadal land use transitions  ...  During the same time, 47% of Canadian peri-urban areas experienced an increase in urban use, converting about 2,000 km² of natural and agriculture uses each.  ...  Additionally, the application of the data products developed in this thesis across multiple spatial scales and/or types of communities (e.g. urban, peri-urban, and rural) can provide greater insight into  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0394938 fatcat:fg55ogphkzarrhzjsxuwhhbo3q

A bacterial bioreporter panel to assay the cytotoxicity of atmospheric particulate matter

Nivi Kessler, James J. Schauer, Sharon Yagur-Kroll, Sahar Melamed, Ofir Tirosh, Shimshon Belkin, Yigal Erel
2012 Atmospheric Environment  
A total of 386 measurement data sets were used to construct the predictive mass extinction coefficients for the sizeresolved particles using regression analysis.  ...  Although the synergy algorithm derived AOT appears more scattered than the respective MODIS product in many cases, it performs better in croplands, broadleaved, urban and bare areas.  ...  The second class, whose pollution degree is much more serious than the first class, contains 18 stations distributed in urban, peri-urban and southern suburban areas.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.09.048 fatcat:io4k5yahovcgvgzpnrxd6mynym

Tomorrow's healthy society - research priorities for foods and diets

AK Bock, P Maragkoudakis, J Wollgast, S Caldeira, A Czimbalmos, M Rzychon, B Atzel, F Ulberth
2015 European Journal of Public Health  
Acknowledgements We would like to thank the members of the Steering Committee for their valuable time and input in the study:  ...  urban, peri-urban and rural forms of agriculture and food production up to large-scale metropolitan production.  ...  In general, potential savings on the cropland area for food production, due to yield increases, are counteracted by a combination of population growth and dietary change.  ... 
doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckv175.254 fatcat:guyhvucmlrhitku2g234ybwxnu

Public Health Aspects' Assessment Tool for Urban Projects, According to the Urban Health Approach [chapter]

Stefano Capolongo, Maddalena Buffoli, Erica Isa Mosca, Daniela Galeone, Roberto D'Elia, Andrea Rebecchi
2019 Built Heritage: Monitoring Conservation Management  
The series Research for Development serves as a vehicle for the presentation and dissemination of complex research and multidisciplinary projects.  ...  This might take the form of measurable social and economic outcomes, in addition to environmental benefits, or improved efficiency in the use of resources; it might also involve an original mix of intervention  ...  Keywords Accomplished project · Industrialization · Useful life cycle costs · Experimentation sharing · Evolutionary process · Recombining innovation · Prediction E. Ginelli (B) · C. Chesi · G.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-33256-3_30 fatcat:mdquedcpwvd2hbfevb6wvzkdbu

Transformations to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Report prepared by The World in 2050 initiative

N. Nakicenovic, K. Riahi, B. Boza-Kiss, S. Busch, S. Fujimori, A. Goujon, A. Grubler, T. Hasegawa, P. Kolp, D.L. McCollum, R. Muttarak, M. Obersteiner (+3 others)
2018
The narrative and target spaces are presented briefly in Chapter 1 and will be further refined in the next phase of TWI2050 and published.  ...  The initiative brings together a network of more than 150 participants that includes leading policymakers, analysts, modelling and analytical teams from 60 organizations from around the world to collaborate  ...  with disabilities 11.a Support positive economic, social and environmental links between urban, peri-urban and rural areas by strengthening national and regional development planning 11.b By 2020, substantially  ... 
doi:10.22022/tnt/07-2018.15347 fatcat:vmn44gv5zzac5nwnrsdzh63xey

Perspectives on the role of bioenergy for distributed heat and power generation

Antonio Marco Pantaleo, Nilay Shah, Ausilio Bauen
2015
The overarching aim is the assessment of the key factors for the penetration of bioenergy into energy systems, with a specific focus on urban areas.  ...  The thesis assesses the potential of bioenergy to serve the heat and power demands through a series of case studies in bioenergy systems modelling, and proposing a holistic approach to draw general conclusions  ...  Transport constraints are 100, 500, 750 and 1000 trucks/month for inner urban, outer urban, peri-urban and biomass import cells.  ... 
doi:10.25560/23984 fatcat:imbquvewbjhyjfz42vfktatwme