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Gross and net land cover changes in the main plant functional types derived from the annual ESA CCI land cover maps (1992–2015)

Wei Li, Natasha MacBean, Philippe Ciais, Pierre Defourny, Céline Lamarche, Sophie Bontemps, Richard A. Houghton, Shushi Peng
2018 Earth System Science Data  
Here we investigate the absolute areas and gross and net changes in different plant functional types (PFTs) derived from ESA CCI products. The results are compared with other datasets.  ...  The newly released annual ESA CCI (climate change initiative) land cover maps provide continuous land cover changes at 300<span class="thinspace"></span>m resolution from 1992 to 2015, and can be used  ...  in plant functional type (PFT) areas in LSMs.  ... 
doi:10.5194/essd-10-219-2018 fatcat:xssx26pakvdsdedai5ip5jsa3u

Global land cover trajectories and transitions

Taher M. Radwan, G. Alan Blackburn, J. Duncan Whyatt, Peter M. Atkinson
2021 Scientific Reports  
AbstractGlobal land cover (LC) changes threaten sustainability and yet we lack a comprehensive understanding of the gains and losses of LC types, including the magnitudes, locations and timings of transitions  ...  We used a novel, fine-resolution and temporally consistent satellite-derived dataset covering the entire Earth annually from 1992 to 2018 to quantify LC changes across a range of scales.  ...  We would like to thank the European Space Agency-Climate Change Initiative (ESA-CCI) for providing the global land cover dataset used in this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41598-021-92256-2 pmid:34140597 fatcat:wgka2nvwzje2fpvkijlrbrjg3i

Overview of recent land cover changes, forest harvest areas, and soil erosion trends in Nordic countries

Na Zhou, Xiangping Hu, Ingvild Byskov, Jan Sandstad Næss, Qiaosheng Wu, Wenwu Zhao, Francesco Cherubini
2021 Geography and Sustainability  
The recent products issued by the European Space Agency and the Copernicus Climate Change Service framework provide the possibility to investigate the historical land cover changes from 1992 to 2018 at  ...  Land cover changes typically involved from 4% to 9% of the total area in each country.  ...  Discussions Our analysis is based on two recently released high spatial resolution land cover products, the ESA-CCI-LC, and C3S-CDS-LC products.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.geosus.2021.07.001 fatcat:jx2njp2ogvfihjnogv4mc5rfmy

Evaluation of MODIS, Climate Change Initiative, and CORINE Land Cover Products Based on a Ground Truth Dataset in a Mediterranean Landscape

Margarita Bachantourian, Kyriakos Chaleplis, Alexandra Gemitzi, Kostas Kalabokidis, Palaiologos Palaiologou, Christos Vasilakos
2022 Land  
Change Initiative land cover (ESA-CCI-LC), and the EU CORINE land cover (CLC), all for the reference year of 2018, by comparing them against a fine resolution land cover dataset created for this study  ...  Land cover can reflect global environmental changes if their associated transitions are quantitatively and correctly analysed, thus helping to assess the drivers and impacts of climate change and other  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank the Hellenic Forest Service and the Hellenic Fire Service for their valuable contribution to the writing of the article.  ... 
doi:10.3390/land11091453 fatcat:wtsdn5k3ebfvhgai6pyj4p7d2i

Inferring Surface Albedo Prediction Error Linked to Forest Structure at High Latitudes

Ryan M. Bright, Stephanie Eisner, Marianne T. Lund, Titta Majasalmi, Gunnar Myhre, Rasmus Astrup
2018 Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres  
Further, we evaluate the implication of excluding albedo trajectories linked to structural transitions in forests during transient simulations of anthropogenic land use/land cover change.  ...  Predicting the surface albedo of a forest of a given species composition or plant functional type is complicated by the wide range of structural attributes it may display.  ...  The first classification is based on the latest, off-the-shelf version of the global land cover product of the European Space Agency's Climate Change Initiative (ESA CCI LC v.2.0.7 2015; Bontemps et al  ... 
doi:10.1029/2018jd028293 fatcat:xhtmnp76dferdl2pjuilau6y5m

Using Standardized Time Series Land Cover Maps to Monitor the SDG Indicator "Mountain Green Cover Index" and Assess Its Sensitivity to Vegetation Dynamics

Lorenzo De Simone, Dorian Navarro, Pietro Gennari, Anssi Pekkarinen, Javier de Lamo
2021 ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information  
Agency Climate Change Initiative Land Cover maps—ESA CCI-LC).  ...  The initial FAO methodology involved visual interpretation of land cover types at sample locations defined by a global regular grid that was superimposed on satellite images.  ...  Acknowledgments: We would like to acknowledge the technical support provided by Yuka Makino and Chiara Patriarca, Forestry Division, FAO.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijgi10070427 fatcat:ksyrzsxxlzdnbpkjfxvvaqfwla

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  ...  The European Space Agency launched its Climate Change Initiative in order to provide an adequate response to the set of requirements for long-term satellite-based products for climate.  ...  The 3 epochs are then derived from the 10-year MERIS-based "baseline" LC map ( Figure 5 and Figure 6 ). Up to now, only macroscopic forest cover changes have been targeted.  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprsarchives-xl-7-w3-323-2015 fatcat:ayqvidvazbedrfht7sb7j7leve

Predominant regional biophysical cooling from recent land cover changes in Europe

Bo Huang, Xiangping Hu, Geir-Arne Fuglstad, Xu Zhou, Wenwu Zhao, Francesco Cherubini
2020 Nature Communications  
Around 70 Mha of land cover changes (LCCs) occurred in Europe from 1992 to 2015.  ...  At continental scale, the mean cooling is mainly correlated with agriculture abandonment (cropland-to-forest transitions), but a new approach based on ridge-regression decomposing the temperature change  ...  Code availability The code (in R) of the ridge-regression analysis is available as Supplementary Data file.  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41467-020-14890-0 pmid:32103013 fatcat:xsnr7p4qgfdchdklydnldsbyh4

A multi-data assessment of land use and land cover emissions from Brazil during 2000-2019

Thais Michele Rosan, Kees Klein Goldewijk, Raphael Ganzenmüller, Michael O'Sullivan, Julia Pongratz, Lina M. Mercado, Luiz E.O.C Aragao, Viola Heinrich, Celso von Randow, Andrew J. Wiltshire, Francesco N. Tubiello, Ana Bastos (+2 others)
2021 Environmental Research Letters  
Results show that the latest global HYDE 3.3 LULCC dataset, based on new FAO inventory estimates and multi-annual ESA CCI satellite-based land cover maps, can represent the observed spatial variation in  ...  Brazil is currently the largest contributor of land use and land cover change (LULCC) carbon dioxide net emissions worldwide, representing 17%-29% of the global total.  ...  al 2020b), the representation of plant physiology and plant functional types (Harper et al 2016, 2018), land use and nitrogen cycling (Wiltshire et al 2020a), dynamic vegetation (Cox 2001, Harper et al  ... 
doi:10.1088/1748-9326/ac08c3 fatcat:eose2euh2jf7lg6bkd3fjrwy7u

DYNAMIC OF LAND DEGRADATION NEUTRALITY BASELINE INDCATORS IN THE REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA

Dusko Mukaetov Mukaetov, Ivan Blinkov, Hristina Poposka
2019 Prilozi: Makedonska Akdemija na Naukite i Umetnostite. Oddelenie za Prirodno-matematički i Biotehnički Nauki  
cover/land use change, land productivity status and trends, soil organic carbon status and trends.  ...  The baseline is expressed as the initial (t0) estimated value of each of the three indicators, used as proxies of land-based natural capital and the ecosystem services that flow from that land base: land  ...  This study was a part of the project "UNCCD -Land degradation Neutrality Target Setting Program" -Country Report -Republic of Macedonia, financed by GEF -UNEP, 2018.  ... 
doi:10.20903/csnmbs.masa.2019.40.1.130 fatcat:ctntf7s4xrbb7olnfnluykkzqq

Seasonal ecosystem vulnerability to climatic anomalies in the Mediterranean

Johannes Vogel, Eva Paton, Valentin Aich
2021 Biogeosciences  
A bivariate vulnerability analysis is performed for each month of the year to quantify which combinations of the drivers temperature (obtained from ERA5-Land) and soil moisture (obtained from ESA CCI and  ...  ERA5-Land) lead to extreme reductions in ecosystem productivity using the fraction of absorbed photosynthetically active radiation (FAPAR; obtained from the Copernicus Global Land Service) as a proxy.  ...  We would like to thank the guest editor Bart van den Hurk and the co-editor-in-chief Michael Bahn as well as Niko Wanders and the other two anonymous reviewers for their valuable feedback to the manuscript  ... 
doi:10.5194/bg-18-5903-2021 fatcat:34fota7lynfrrgo7heyikun2qa

Seasonal ecosystem vulnerability to climatic anomalies in the Mediterranean

Johannes Joscha Vogel, Eva Nora Paton, Valentin Aich
2022 Zweitveröffentlichungen der Universität Potsdam : Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Reihe; 1252  
A bivariate vulnerability analysis is performed for each month of the year to quantify which combinations of the drivers temperature (obtained from ERA5-Land) and soil moisture (obtained from ESA CCI and  ...  ERA5-Land) lead to extreme reductions in ecosystem productivity using the fraction of absorbed photosynthetically active radiation (FAPAR; obtained from the Copernicus Global Land Service) as a proxy.  ...  We would like to thank the guest editor Bart van den Hurk and the co-editor-in-chief Michael Bahn as well as Niko Wanders and the other two anonymous reviewers for their valuable feedback to the manuscript  ... 
doi:10.25932/publishup-55497 fatcat:nvztoiiupzaexhyqjgoaiwnguq

Cropland expansion outweighs the monetary effect of declining natural vegetation on ecosystem services in sub-Saharan Africa

Ayele Almaw Fenta, Atsushi Tsunekawa, Nigussie Haregeweyn, Mitsuru Tsubo, Hiroshi Yasuda, Katsuyuki Shimizu, Takayuki Kawai, Kindiye Ebabu, Mulatu Liyew Berihun, Dagnenet Sultan, Ashebir Sewale Belay, Jian Sun
2020 Ecosystem Services  
Changes in ESV varied across sub-regions, climate zones, and countries, depending on the dominant land cover change and the extent of land degradation.  ...  Land cover change resulted in a net increase in the total ESV by US$125 billion year −1 , albeit with an ESV loss of US$60 billion year −1 from the conversion of evergreen forest and shrubland.  ...  Acknowledgments This research was jointly supported by the Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development [Grant Number JPMJSA1601] from the Japan Science and Technology Agency  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ecoser.2020.101154 fatcat:c43uil2lyjgxrhmno6sgkxlqpm

Constraining a land cover map with satellite-based aboveground biomass estimates over Africa

Guillaume Marie, B. Sebastiaan Luyssaert, Cecile Dardel, Thuy Le Toan, Alexandre Bouvet, Stéphane Mermoz, Ludovic Villard, Vladislav Bastrikov, Philippe Peylin
2022 Geoscientific Model Development  
This issue can be circumvented by making use of 5 to 20 plant functional types (PFTs) by assuming that all species within a single functional type show identical land–atmosphere interactions irrespective  ...  , according to the United Nations Land Cover Classification System (UN-LCCS) typology, present in Africa.  ...  This study was primarily financed by the French space agency, Centre National d'Etude Spatiale (CNES), through the "BIOMASS-Valorisation" project from the TOSCA research program, which contributed to the  ... 
doi:10.5194/gmd-15-2599-2022 fatcat:cmemd7372nc4bl7euandgasbhm

The future of Southeast Asia's forests

Ronald C. Estoque, Makoto Ooba, Valerio Avitabile, Yasuaki Hijioka, Rajarshi DasGupta, Takuya Togawa, Yuji Murayama
2019 Nature Communications  
Here, we consider the five shared socioeconomic pathways (SSPs) to portray a range of plausible futures for the region's forests, employing a state-of-the-art land change modelling procedure and remotely  ...  The choice of the pathway is thus critical for the future of the region's forests and their ecosystem functions and services.  ...  as high as our finding based on the ESA-CCI land cover-derived F/NF maps and that of Baccini et al. 14 (Supplementary Table 1 ).  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41467-019-09646-4 pmid:31015425 pmcid:PMC6478739 fatcat:2a2baagqgnc2hgnx7ra3x4zvme
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