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Urban Areas Create Refugia for Odonates in a Semi-Arid Region

Danielle M. Husband, Nancy E. McIntyre
<span title="2021-05-11">2021</span> <i title="MDPI AG"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/areqv64gybgchex2wzurhznz4u" style="color: black;">Insects</a> </i> &nbsp;
In western Texas, most wetlands are fed from precipitation runoff, making them sensitive to drought regimes, anthropogenic land-use activities in their surrounding watersheds, and the interactive effect  ...  in the regional odonate assemblage by surrounding land-use type, with the highest richness at urban playas.  ...  Comments from Sean Sutor (Texas Tech University), Wade Worthen (Furman University), and two anonymous reviewers improved the manuscript.  ... 
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Urban Land-Cover Dynamics in Arid China Based on High-Resolution Urban Land Mapping Products

Tao Pan, Dengsheng Lu, Chi Zhang, Xi Chen, Hua Shao, Wenhui Kuang, Wenfeng Chi, Zhengjia Liu, Guoming Du, Liangzhong Cao
<span title="2017-07-14">2017</span> <i title="MDPI AG"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/kay2tsbijbawliu45dnhvyvgsq" style="color: black;">Remote Sensing</a> </i> &nbsp;
Here, we examined urban land-cover changes from 2000 to 2014 in 21 major cities that comprise over 50% of the developed land in arid China, using Landsat Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus and Operational Land  ...  The 15-m resolution urban land-cover products (including impervious surfaces, vegetation, bare soil, and water bodies) had an overall accuracy of 90.37%.  ...  We thank the reviewers for their valuable comments and suggestions that help us improve this manuscript. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
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Modeling the Environment with Remote Sensing and GIS: Applied Case Studies from Diverse Locations of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) [chapter]

Salem Issa, Nazmi Saleous
<span title="2018-11-14">2018</span> <i title="IntechOpen"> Geographic Information Systems [Working Title] </i> &nbsp;
In this chapter, we will discuss how GIS-based modeling is applied for solving diverse environmental problems using case studies from United Arab Emirates.  ...  Maintaining a healthy and sustainable environment is of paramount importance for human well-being and economic activity.  ...  This approach is used to create land cover and sand/non-sand maps over the study area for the three different dates.  ... 
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City-Level Comparison of Urban Land-Cover Configurations from 2000–2015 across 65 Countries within the Global Belt and Road

Tao Pan, Wenhui Kuang, Rafiq Hamdi, Chi Zhang, Shu Zhang, Zhili Li, Xin Chen
<span title="2019-06-27">2019</span> <i title="MDPI AG"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/kay2tsbijbawliu45dnhvyvgsq" style="color: black;">Remote Sensing</a> </i> &nbsp;
The configuration of urban land-covers is essential for improving dwellers' environments and ecosystem services.  ...  According to the landscape ecology indicators, urban land-cover configurations became more integrated (△Shannon's Diversity Index (SHDI) = −0.063; △Patch Density (PD) = 0.054) and presented better connectivity  ...  Acknowledgments: We thank the academic editor and reviewers for their constructive comments which greatly helped us to improve the quality of this manuscript.  ... 
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Land Suitability Evaluation for Tourism Development in Desert Areas (Case Study: Eastern Regions of Isfahan Province)

Asghar Norouzi, Nosrat Moradi
<span title="">2019</span> <i title="Ferdowsi University of Mashhad"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/fplieug2ffgrhfgdi3d7vuwv54" style="color: black;">Pizhūhish va barnāmah/rīzī-i rūstāyī</a> </i> &nbsp;
Considering the variety of criteria used, before preparing the final map of land suitability, selected criteria were categorized in different groups with regard to topography, climate, land covers and  ...  animal species diversity, environment, hazards, socio-economic aspects.  ...  diversity(Areas within 5 km buffer ) 0-0.20 - 0-1 0.333 Table 8 . 8 Statistical data of criteria map of land covers and animal species diversity (Source: Research Findings, 2018) land suitability  ... 
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Land-Use Mapping in a Mixed Urban-Agricultural Arid Landscape Using Object-Based Image Analysis: A Case Study from Maricopa, Arizona

Christopher Galletti, Soe Myint
<span title="2014-06-30">2014</span> <i title="MDPI AG"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/kay2tsbijbawliu45dnhvyvgsq" style="color: black;">Remote Sensing</a> </i> &nbsp;
The objective of this study was to create a land-use map that serves as a model for the city of Maricopa, an expanding urban region in the Sun Corridor of Arizona.  ...  We use object-based image analysis to map six land-use types from ASTER imagery, and then compare this with two per-pixel classifications.  ...  We would also like to thank the reviewers and guest editors for their comments and critiques. The manuscript was greatly improved as a result of their efforts.  ... 
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Urban Green Land Ecological Suitability Assessment Based on GIS in Arid Areas: Beitun City, Xinjiang, as an Example

Wenli Wu, Ye Yuan, Chunbo Huang, Wei Dong, Zongchi Fu
<span title="2021-11-04">2021</span> <i title="HARD Publishing Company"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/z3ugjkg7yvhuvcvqpy5oeynhvq" style="color: black;">Polish Journal of Environmental Studies</a> </i> &nbsp;
The research provides a useful attempt and supplement for the practice and application of the method of division of green space ecological suitability in arid cities.  ...  mid-suitability area (21.6%); the low-suitability area (14.5%); and the unsuitable area (8.2%), Combined with the current situation of land use and the demand of urban development in Beitun city, the  ...  Data Source The data sources mainly include Landsat 8 images from the 2014 growing season and nongrowing season, digital elevation model data obtained by Aster, a 1:10000 topographic map of Beitun city  ... 
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Detecting change in urban areas at continental scales with MODIS data

C.M. Mertes, A. Schneider, D. Sulla-Menashe, A.J. Tatem, B. Tan
<span title="">2015</span> <i title="Elsevier BV"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/lm57ugzxwjehna44tee4sjxr4u" style="color: black;">Remote Sensing of Environment</a> </i> &nbsp;
land; (2) integrating multi-temporal data from multiple satellite data sources to classify ca 2010 urban extent; and (3) mapping newly built areas (2000-2010) within the 2010 urban land extent using a  ...  Here we demonstrate a new methodology for monitoring urban land expansion at continental to global scales using Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) data.  ...  b) the a priori surface for urban land developed from the MODIS 250 m enhanced vegetation index data; and (c) the final map of urban extent from the fusion of the (a) and (b) using Bayes' Rule.  ... 
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Driving Factors and Future Prediction of Land Use and Cover Change Based on Satellite Remote Sensing Data by the LCM Model: A Case Study from Gansu Province, China

Kongming Li, Mingming Feng, Asim Biswas, Haohai Su, Yalin Niu, Jianjun Cao
<span title="2020-05-12">2020</span> <i title="MDPI AG"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/taedaf6aozg7vitz5dpgkojane" style="color: black;">Sensors</a> </i> &nbsp;
Land use and cover change (LUCC) is an important issue affecting the global environment, climate change, and sustainable development.  ...  This study would hopefully provide theoretical instructions for future land use planning and management, as well as a new methodology reference for LUCC analysis in arid and semiarid regions.  ...  land use and cover data for 2005, 2010, and 2015.  ... 
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A Comprehensive Gridded Dataset Associated to the Climate Change Effect on the Water Resources in the Grand Est Region, France

Mărgărit-Mircea Nistor, Ionel Haidu, Ştefan Dezsi, Cristina Ştefan
<span title="2020-09-24">2020</span> <i title="MDPI AG"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/qmltrj2kazakdirvticydczsne" style="color: black;">Atmosphere</a> </i> &nbsp;
In addition, geological formations, terrain data, and land cover were harmonized as grid format for the study area.  ...  Water resources and environment quality are nowadays under high pressure because of climate change, land use practices, as well as human actions.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank Andreas Hamann for the climate data models.  ... 
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Urbanization alters spatiotemporal patterns of ecosystem primary production: A case study of the Phoenix metropolitan region, USA

A. Buyantuyev, J. Wu
<span title="">2009</span> <i title="Elsevier BV"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/uefn4yluvrhexacejwxxdk6goe" style="color: black;">Journal of Arid Environments</a> </i> &nbsp;
We tested these ideas by comparing NPP estimated for natural and anthropogenic land covers in the Phoenix metropolitan region of USA using MODIS NDVI data and a simplified parametric NPP model.  ...  In arid environments, however, urbanization may boost productivity by introducing highly productive plant communities and weakening the coupling of plant growth to naturally occurring cycles of water and  ...  Clark, Jennifer Litteral, and three anonymous reviewers for their helpful comments on an earlier version of the manuscript. Weijun Shen provided the PALS-FT model and helped with simulations of ANPP.  ... 
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Land Characterization Analysis of Surface Temperature of Semi-Arid Mountainous City Abha, Saudi Arabia Using Remote Sensing and GIS

Javed Mallick
<span title="">2014</span> <i title="Scientific Research Publishing, Inc,"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/jc7m3hv5efgrtjnhgiptx3iqli" style="color: black;">Journal of Geographic Information System</a> </i> &nbsp;
The methodologies adapted for this study are geometric and radiometric corrections of satellite data, extraction of land use/land cover and digital elevation model, estimation of vegetation density using  ...  Few studies have examined the influence of land use and terrain on the surface temperature effects of semi-arid mountainous urban areas.  ...  NASA-USGS personnel at the land DAAC provided the latest ASTER-Terra satellite image was also greatly appreciated.  ... 
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Analysis of Land Cover Classification in Arid Environment: A Comparison Performance of Four Classifiers [chapter]

M. R., H. S., M. Z.
<span title="2012-01-27">2012</span> <i title="InTech"> Remote Sensing of Planet Earth </i> &nbsp;
The authors would like to thank the anonymous referees for their helpful comments and suggestions.  ...  Acknowledgment The authors would like to acknowledge the Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) for funding this project. We would also like to thank JAXA for providing the satellite images.  ...  The land-cover mapping by using remote-sensing data is a very difficult task when complex urban areas are involved.  ... 
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The Long-Term Perspective of Human Impact on Landscape for Environmental Change (LoTEC) and Sustainability: From Botany to the Interdisciplinary Approach

Anna Mercuri, Assunta Florenzano
<span title="2019-01-15">2019</span> <i title="MDPI AG"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/oglosmy3gbhuzobyjit4qalakq" style="color: black;">Sustainability</a> </i> &nbsp;
are taking place rapidly and that probably natural and anthropogenic forces are involved in the process that is under way [...]  ...  This is not the first time the Earth has to experience dramatic environmental and climate changes but this seems to be the first time that a living species—humanity—is able to understand that great changes  ...  Acknowledgments: We are very grateful to the different authors for their valuable contribution to this special issue on LoTEC and Sustainability.  ... 
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Mapping global urban areas using MODIS 500-m data: New methods and datasets based on 'urban ecoregions'

Annemarie Schneider, Mark A. Friedl, David Potere
<span title="2010-08-16">2010</span> <i title="Elsevier BV"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/lm57ugzxwjehna44tee4sjxr4u" style="color: black;">Remote Sensing of Environment</a> </i> &nbsp;
To overcome confusion between urban and built-up lands and other land cover types, a stratification based on climate, vegetation, and urban topology was developed that allowed region-specific processing  ...  Using reference data from a sample of 140 cities stratified by region, population size, and level of economic development, results show a mean overall accuracy of 93% (k = 0.65) at the pixel level and  ...  Bar plots showing the frequency distribution of urban land densities for the validation city maps when aggregated from 30 m to 500 m spatial resolution (grey bars), and the densities that correspond to  ... 
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