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HAZARD ASSESSMENT OF CURRENT STATE OF VEGETATION DEGRADATION USING GIS, A CASE STUDY: SADRA REGION, IRAN

Masoud Masoudi, E. Amiri
2013 Journal of Ecology and Environment  
By fixing the thresholds of severity classes of the three indicators including per cent of vegetation cover, biomass production and ratio of actual biomass to potential biomass production, a hazard map  ...  The final hazard map of current status of vegetation degradation was prepared by intersecting three hazards in the GIS.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors are thankful to the Government Offices of Iran, for providing the data, maps and reports for this hazard assessment work.  ... 
doi:10.5141/ecoenv.2013.006 fatcat:45z2rhdxmrfkbmycebmw2cdj5m

Robust, remeltable and remarkably simple to prepare biomass–sulfur composites

Moira K. Lauer, Menisha S. Karunarathna, Andrew G. Tennyson, Rhett C. Smith
2020 Materials Advances  
Lignocellulosic biomass holds a tremendous opportunity for transformation into carbon-negative materials, yet the expense of separating biomass into its cellulose and lignin components remains a primary  ...  economic barrier to biomass utilization.  ...  Protasiewicz of Case Western Reserve University for inspiring this work. Notes and references  ... 
doi:10.1039/d0ma00538j fatcat:w5wyxizunnfkjhrkhpthmmc3ba

SPATIAL DISAGGREGATION OF THE BIOENERGY POTENTIAL FROM CROP RESIDUES USING GEOSPATIAL TECHNIQUE

A. Chakraborty, A. Biswal, V. Pandey, C. S. Murthy, P. V. N. Rao, S. Chowdhury
2019 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
To generate the spatial map of the selected crops, potential crop masks were prepared using multi-temporal satellite data. These crop masks were then converted to crop fraction at 1 km grid level.  ...  Hence, a comprehensive approach towards geospatial mapping of bio-energy potential from surplus crop residues of selected crops (rice. wheat, cotton and sugarcane) over the Haryana state of India is implemented  ...  The overall accuracy was found to be more than 85%. potential rice crop mask was prepared using multi-year rice crop map.  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprs-archives-xlii-3-w6-369-2019 fatcat:uqyjgrbeenamzjqrvin7c7b7be

GIS-Based Approach for Municipal Renewable Energy Planning to Support Post-Earthquake Revitalization: A Japanese Case Study

Qianna Wang, Martin M'Ikiugu, Isami Kinoshita, Yanyun Luo
2016 Sustainability  
Previous studies have emphasized the RE potential mapping and social aspects in municipal energy planning.  ...  GIS was used to analyze and visualize solar, wind and biomass (forest and agriculture residue) potential within Kawamata Town, Fukushima, Japan.  ...  We thank all of the members of Laboratory of Spatial Planning (Town and Country Planning) in the Graduate School of Horticulture, Chiba University, for their advice and other inputs.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su8070703 fatcat:nqzympipvvdd5hjxrbvcp3trbu

Detection of Land Damage for Biomass Production with Thematic Overlays based Geographic Information Systems

Nunung Sondari, Rohana Abdullah, Rineu Agustine, Candra P. Nurlukman, Hudaya Mulyana, Elly Roosma Ria
2020 Journal of Agricultural Sciences  
The aim of this study is to compile a map of the status of soil and land damage for Biomass production.  ...  Research Method : This research was conducted with a scoring calculation method with a thematc map overlay using a Geographic Information System.  ...  Authors thank Subang Regency's Office of the Environment for funding supports.  ... 
doi:10.4038/jas.v15i2.8815 fatcat:2o3qlflwpja5ve6ngl6qzoloiu

GIS Application for the Estimation of Bioenergy Potential from Agriculture Residues: An Overview

Avinash Bharti, Kunwar Paritosh, Venkata Ravibabu Mandla, Aakash Chawade, Vivekanand Vivekanand
2021 Energies  
Due to unawareness about the benefits and uses of GIS, the modern farming sector bears a loss of huge bioenergy potential every year.  ...  An agriculture cropland map with agricultural statistics has been analyzed in GIS to discover the agricultural straw potential for bioenergy generation.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en14040898 fatcat:qtcky5zlxbhuxirfli7tnbctla

Mapping And Development Of Geographic Information System Spreading And Biomass Potential In Java And Sumatra

R. A. E. Virgana, Parlindungan Harahap
2018 IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environment  
In this research, mapping and development of geographical information distribution system and bioenergy potential by classifying the biomass sources used by the plant and also the analysis of land area  ...  to potential energy that can be used.  ...  Acknowledgments Thanks to fellow Widyatama University lecturers, State Electricity Company, Palm Oil Company, Biomass Power Plants Company, Ministry of energy and mineral resources of the Republic of Indonesia  ... 
doi:10.1088/1755-1315/164/1/012001 fatcat:xqbitqpbcbdnlp6edhoyk7whse

Soil Erosion and Forests Biomass as Energy Resource in the Basin of the Oka River in Biscay, Northern Spain

Esperanza Mateos, José Miguel Edeso, Leyre Ormaetxea
2017 Forests  
These advantages make biomass a potential source of employment for the future, converting it into an element of great importance for regional stability, especially in rural areas [4] .  ...  The aim of this work has been the development of a methodology for the evaluation of residual forest biomass in Biscay, a province in northern Spain.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/f8070258 fatcat:c2rmdsqbxzbjnn3af3qbf6avpe

POTENTIAL OF BIOMASS IN NARVA REGION REGARDING OIL SHALE AND BIOMASS CO-FIRING

Ü KASK, J LOOSAAR, T PARVE, L KASK, A PAIST, P MUISTE, A PADARI, A ASTOVER
2011 Gorûcie slancy  
This obligation could be reached mainly by introduction of new co-generation power plants on the basis of biomass (Tallinn, Tartu, Pärnu) , with expanding power production from the wind, but also by co-firing  ...  In Estonian conditions the most promising biomass for co-firing is wood fuel, but due to availability of abandoned agricultural lands in the North-Eastern part of Estonia short-rotation forestry (willow  ...  Potential of biomass in the neighborhood of Narva Woody biomass from the forests For estimation of the potential resources of forest biomass the forest inventory data from the State Registry of Forest  ... 
doi:10.3176/oil.2011.1s.10 fatcat:7kcgkmslhre6jjcjiu45dcwajm

A CASE STUDY OF A FOREST CARBON STOCK MONITORING SYSTEM FOR REDD+ IN LAO P.D.R

M. Nasu, T. Sano, K. Oono, Y. Wada, R. Nakada, T. Yamase, S. Tomimura, T. Furuya, G. Matteo, C. Kamusoko, Y. Gomi, T. Isobe (+7 others)
2012 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
a concept of biomass classing derived from multispectral data and tree height measurement utilizing ALOS/PRIS stereo images, in order to reduce difficulty of field surveys at high altitude and steep mountain  ...  Then, the biomass level of "Current Forest" area of the land use/cover maps were classified into three classes as high, medium, and low applying spectral analyses of LANDSAT/TM and SPOT images, and based  ...  for making the measurements of tree height and forest compartments, preparation of basic map for forest GIS, and to produce using a gidital stereo plotter.  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprsarchives-xxxix-b8-419-2012 fatcat:km5x3pzuhbcvzaycy3gqzincea

Carbon Inventory Methods in Indian Forests - A Review

Akhlaq A. Wani, P. K. Joshi, Ombir Singh, Rajiv Pandey
2012 International Journal of Agriculture and Forestry  
Improvements in above ground biomass estimation can also help account for changes in C stock in forest areas that may potentially participate in the Clean Develop ment Mechanism (CDM), REDD plus and other  ...  Th is might result to a geographically referenced bio mass density database for tropical forests that would reduce uncertainties in estimat ing annual bio mass increment and forest aboveground biomass.  ...  mapped using IRS LISS III imageries through supervised classification and a forest type map within the study area was prepared.  ... 
doi:10.5923/j.ijaf.20120206.09 fatcat:r4lhggagmzbapj25zpdqr2dpoa

A GIS-Based Approach in Support of Spatial Planning for Renewable Energy: A Case Study of Fukushima, Japan

Qianna Wang, Martin M'Ikiugu, Isami Kinoshita
2014 Sustainability  
map preparation using Geographic Information System (GIS).  ...  A composite map showing potential sites and their interrelation to the above renewable energy resources has also been presented.  ...  We also thank all the departments that have provided online data download service, especially the Japanese Ministry of Environment for providing a GIS data CD-ROM on Basic Zoning Information for Renewable  ... 
doi:10.3390/su6042087 fatcat:utdsbabdbzhu3k5oj3ls2pc3iy

Unexpectedly large impact of forest management and grazing on global vegetation biomass

Karl-Heinz Erb, Thomas Kastner, Christoph Plutzar, Anna Liza S. Bais, Nuno Carvalhais, Tamara Fetzel, Simone Gingrich, Helmut Haberl, Christian Lauk, Maria Niedertscheider, Julia Pongratz, Martin Thurner (+1 others)
2017 Nature  
Potential biomass stock map 5. A remote-sensing-based map; see Extended Data Fig. 4e . A fifth map was derived from the remote-sensing maps 3 and 4 on actual biomass stocks.  ...  potential biomass-stock maps.  ...  Extended Data Figure 1 | Estimates of the potential and actual biomass stocks from the literature and this study. a, Potential biomass stocks. b, Actual biomass stocks.  ... 
doi:10.1038/nature25138 pmid:29258288 pmcid:PMC5756473 fatcat:hl2uvsoqmbeb7asxmwd6gadspe

Use of GIS for Estimating Potential and Actual Forest Biomass for Continental South and Southeast Asia [chapter]

Louis R. Iverson, Sandra Brown, Anantha Prasad, Helena Mitasova, Andrew J. R. Gillespie, Ariel E. Lugo
1994 Ecological Studies  
Each subunit is associated with a slope class and a texture class. For use in our GIs modeling effort, we prepared separate digital maps of soil subunits, texture class, and slope class.  ...  Calibration of Potential Biomass Density Index To convert the map depicting indices of PBD into real biomass-density values requires the assignment of biomass-density values to a particular range of index  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4613-8363-5_3 fatcat:gx52fxy2lbaljphqvznvxljvfi

Electrochemical Hydrogen Generation by Biomass Electrolysis with Pt_mos2 Electrode

Maria Sarno, Eleonora Ponticorvo
2020 Chemical Engineering Transactions  
The prepared nanocomposite, synthesized according to a "wet chemistry" approach, was broadly characterized: SEM-EDS images and XRD spectrum indicate the formation of nanoparticles with a few nanometers  ...  The sample was tested for the oxidation of lignocellulosic biomass in alkaline solutions.  ...  The prepared nanocomposite has been tested as electrochemical catalyst in order to oxidize ligncellulosic biomass in aqueous solutions, to give pure H 2 at the cathode, at lower potentials than required  ... 
doi:10.3303/cet2080026 doaj:9852908a517040fa9d873a3aadb83986 fatcat:nj4osznd6bhlbl3yqhhb67tjnu
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