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Did Ecological Restoration Hit Its Mark? Monitoring and Assessing Ecological Changes in the Grain for Green Program Region Using Multi-source Satellite Images

Yuzhi Tang, Quanqin Shao, Jiyuan Liu, Haiyang Zhang, Fan Yang, Wei Cao, Dan Wu, Guoli Gong
2019 Remote Sensing  
The largest ecological restoration program ever implemented in China, the first round of the countrywide Grain for Green Program (GGP), finished in 2010.  ...  In this study, we monitored and assessed the ecological changes in the whole GGP region in China over the lifetime of the first round of implementation (2000–2010), by establishing a comprehensive assessment  ...  The Landsat TM/ETM images used were contributed by the U.S.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs11030358 fatcat:kkwts2c33bd6jf33qpp42ztvk4

China's conversion of cropland to forest program: a systematic review of the environmental and socioeconomic effects

Lucas Gutiérrez Rodríguez, Nicholas J. Hogarth, Wen Zhou, Chen Xie, Kun Zhang, Louis Putzel
2016 Environmental Evidence  
There remain many opportunities to assess specific socioecological effects, upon which to base future policy decisions and more broadly inform ecological restoration and eco-compensation in both theory  ...  by full texts), after which they were further assessed for potential sources of bias before data extraction and analyses.  ...  Funding The review team would like to thank CIFOR's Evidence Based Forestry Initiative and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) for financing this research through its KNOWFOR program  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13750-016-0071-x fatcat:eo2aw3xh2nf7dmct2w2k5eyd64

Knowledge Extracted from Copernicus Satellite Data

Dumitru Octavian, Schwarz Gottfried, Eltoft Torbjørn, Kræmer Thomas, Wagner Penelope, Hughes Nick, Arthus David, Fleming Andrew, Koubarakis Manolis, Datcu Mihai
2019 Zenodo  
Such a combination approach already demonstrated its applicability for monitoring seasonal snow cover [1].  ...  They need to be sufficiently diverse to cover the major target areas of satellite images under varying imaging conditions and across all seasons.  ...  The use of multi-or hyperspectral remote sensing data into soil monitoring and digital mapping can provide a large-scale survey, comprehensive and effective sites' monitoring and assess topsoil variables  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3941573 fatcat:zzifwgljifck5bpjnboetsftfu

Mapping invasive Phragmites australis in the coastal Great Lakes with ALOS PALSAR satellite imagery for decision support

Laura L. Bourgeau-Chavez, Kurt P. Kowalski, Martha L. Carlson Mazur, Kirk A. Scarbrough, Richard B. Powell, Colin N. Brooks, Brian Huberty, Liza K. Jenkins, Elizabeth C. Banda, David M. Galbraith, Zachary M. Laubach, Kevin Riordan
2013 Journal of Great Lakes research  
Mercury levels in the Great Lakes region have been monitored since the 1970s after the first signing of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement.  ...  The goal of the present study is to focus on the short-term variability in DO depletion and its link to the rate of vertical mixing.  ...  Extent and duration were derived for a time series of satellite images during the 2011 summer HAB event in Lake Erie.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jglr.2012.11.001 fatcat:nkzrhb6i4fdp7eje2qd5qsahwu

Analyzing Land Use and Change Detection in Eastern Nigeria Using GIS and Remote Sensing

E. C. Merem, Y. Twumasi, J. Wesley, M. Alsarari, S. Fageir, M. Crisler, C. Romorno, D. Olagbegi, A. Hines, O. S. Mwakimi, E. Nwagboso, S. Leggett (+3 others)
2019 American Journal of Geographic Information System  
Accordingly, there is an urgent need for regular use of such devices in assessing the severity of land degradation and change.  ...  The pace and pattern of various forms of land use change and degradation continues at alarming proportion in several areas in Sub-Saharan Africa.  ...  This is further compounded by limited access to modern scientific infrastructure in ecological monitoring in the South East region.  ... 
doi:10.5923/j.ajgis.20190802.06 fatcat:gx4sercrdrcpxo6dlmkhjhmrum

Temperature Mediated Moose Survival in Northeastern Minnesota

Mark S. Lenarz, Michael E. Nelson, Michael W. Schrage, Andrew J. Edwards
2009 Journal of Wildlife Management  
The authors ran the BIOME model for three GCMs scenarios for the region, including a core scenario (UKMO: Murphy and Mitchell, 1995) , a wet scenario (OSU: Schlesinger and Zhao 1989) , and a dry scenario  ...  the changes in distributions of biomes, and a second in which a WUE response was simulated by setting a lower limit for the moisture index of each modelled biome (=Plant Functional Type).  ...  In combination with a GIS, the use of satellite images enabled a rapid quantitative assessment of the consequences of sea-level rise in terms of loss of land and property.  ... 
doi:10.2193/2008-265 fatcat:iorei63elnaybpsjcrn6br2bdy

Reference S17. Assessing and managing the ecological impacts of paved roads

Edward D. Entsminger
2017 Figshare  
Assessing and managing the ecological impacts of paved roads. Washington, D.C.: The National Academies Press.  ...  Found at https://doi.org/10.17226/11535; also available at https://www.nap.edu/catalog/11535/assessing-and-managing-the-ecological-impacts-of-paved-roads (2.43 MB PDF).  ...  Monitoring such changes can be important in ecological monitoring programs at multiple spatial and temporal scales.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.4798021.v1 fatcat:4fpcfn6dbfgc3fklh5jbybgdvq

11th North American Paleontological Conference Program with Abstracts

Mary Droser, Nigel Hughes, Nicole Bonuso, David Bottjer, Doug Eernisse, Robert Gaines, Austin Hendy, David Jacobs, Jess Miller-Camp, Richard Norris, Kaustav Roy, Peter Sadler (+3 others)
2019 PaleoBios  
We tested the results under several conditions, altering pixel resolution and sources to include multispectral satellite images and RGB photos recorded from drones and hand-held cameras.  ...  Images were ordinated using PCA and the first 100 PC axes (92% cumulative explained variance) were retained for predictive analyses by qualitatively assessing the congruence of full-resolution images to  ...  EXCEPTIONALLY PRESERVED FOSSILS FROM THE Using XCT, the internal soft tissues of trilobites, brachiopods, and corals have been imaged, and fine details have emerged in many specimens.  ... 
doi:10.5070/p9361044177 fatcat:zirzr46mm5b3zmfgcrzr4nc3xu

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.  ...  References Acknowledgements We greatly acknowledge support by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) in the frame of the Sense Carbon project (Project no. 50EE1254).  ...  Thus the greening, observed in the field and by use of time series of satellite images, is not surprising.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-15967-6_8 fatcat:2cl5kwf33zg7hl2k3syukjpa6q

Proceedings of the 20th Commonwealth Forestry Conference (Abstracts)

2021 International forestry review  
Its objective is to develop concrete activities in support of the reform and improvement of forestry education in the region.  ...  More than fi ve million people work in the forestry sector in this region.  ...  Casssava is now the third most important source of carbohydrate in tropical regions after rice and maize.  ... 
doi:10.1505/146554821834741232 fatcat:p2pcbxd7z5ftti6shs5uilwuk4

Between structural change and local agency in the palm oil sector: Interactions, heterogeneities and landscape transformations in the Brazilian Amazon

Frederico Brandão, Fabio de Castro, Célia Futemma
2018 Journal of Rural Studies  
Between structural change and local agency in the palm oil sector Interactions, heterogeneities and landscape transformations in the Brazilian Amazon Brandão, F.; de Castro, F.; Futemma, C.  ...  The authors assume full responsibility for the content presented in this study.  ...  This research was conducted with the financial support of the UKAID-funded Know FOR (Forestry Knowledge) program, the CGIAR research program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA), São Paulo Research  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jrurstud.2018.09.007 fatcat:wigaecb4kbhrblhjjvflv3gj5u

13thAnnual Meeting Abstracts

2004 The Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics  
Understanding the reasons for CSS self-restoration is critical for the success of landscape restoration programs.  ...  Understanding the reasons for CSS self-restoration is critical for the success of landscape restoration programs.  ...  This study looks at both using the d-loop region of the mitochondrial DNA for populations in California and Mexico.  ... 
doi:10.5863/1551-6776-9.2.135 fatcat:sydua2fmurgmfnvjg2e6fetlg4

One Water: A New Era in Water Management

2018 Open Rivers  
In its current iteration, management threatens to hit shrimpers hardest in the form of a science-oriented suite of coastal restoration projects called the Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast (also  ...  One Water introduces its big ideas Acknowledging the interconnected nature of water management throughout the United States and the need for multi-sector coordination and collaboration, in 2017, the US  ...  About the Author Maria DeLaundreau coordinates and conducts land stewardship ranging from site to landscape scales, and is completing a masters degree at the University of Minnesota in natural resources  ... 
doi:10.24926/2471190x.4128 fatcat:a5mmsdkdsjbahklbr7laytyfii

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  
Different regions will have different native shrubs, and local people should be asked to recommend the most promising for ecosystem restoration in their locale.  ...  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  ...  Greenness can be calculated by remote sensing from satellite images.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2014.07.015 fatcat:xn3rowoxgrhg5gyakikbqitjha

General Poster Sessions

2014 International forestry review  
species for various purposes and includes it in reforestation planning.  ...  Implementing multi-use management to account for both commercial and ecosystem values of managed systems is accumulating global recognition.  ...  The carbon footprint of forestry in east Norway: a life cycle analysis. Lange, H., Timmermann, V., Dibdiakova, J., Gobakken, L.  ... 
doi:10.1505/146554814814281701 fatcat:tkm4o67rtvbjban3fbhbcayvqa
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