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Rapid Assessment of Crop Status: An Application of MODIS and SAR Data to Rice Areas in Leyte, Philippines Affected by Typhoon Haiyan

Mirco Boschetti, Andrew Nelson, Francesco Nutini, Giacinto Manfron, Lorenzo Busetto, Massimo Barbieri, Alice Laborte, Jeny Raviz, Francesco Holecz, Mary Mabalay, Alfie Bacong, Eduardo Quilang
2015 Remote Sensing  
The ex-post test case is Typhoon Haiyan and its impact on the rice crop in Leyte Province in the Philippines.  ...  This study describes and demonstrates a method for rapid, pre-event crop status assessment.  ...  Acknowledgments This work has been undertaken within the framework of the Remote Sensing based Information and Insurance for Crops in Emerging economies (RIICE) project financially supported by the Swiss  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs70606535 fatcat:4nnnxzrqofhchjptpxoqufq6yy

Towards an Operational SAR-Based Rice Monitoring System in Asia: Examples from 13 Demonstration Sites across Asia in the RIICE Project

Andrew Nelson, Tri Setiyono, Arnel Rala, Emma Quicho, Jeny Raviz, Prosperidad Abonete, Aileen Maunahan, Cornelia Garcia, Hannah Bhatti, Lorena Villano, Pongmanee Thongbai, Francesco Holecz (+32 others)
2014 Remote Sensing  
The rules for rice detection are based on the well-studied temporal signature of rice from SAR backscatter and its relationship with crop stages.  ...  radiation (fAPAR), which is strongly determined by the amount and structure of leaf elements in a canopy.  ...  It was also funded by the CGIAR Global Rice Science Partnership (GRiSP) program. SAR data were provided by ASI/e-GEOS and GISTDA from COSMO-SkyMed and by InfoTerra GmbH from TerraSAR-X.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs61110773 fatcat:uwoyg6dfx5gcbkzxgwkqwef6ky

Conservation farming village (CFV) programme for protecting uplands and building resilient communities

Rex Victor O. Cruz, Wilfredo M. Carandang, Genevieve A. Galapia, Vida Q. Carandang, Catherine C. de Luna
2014 APN Science Bulletin  
By 2080s, the average temperature, precipitation and runoff over Asia were projected to increase by 3.7°C, 10.7% and 11.1%, respectively.  ...  The analysis showed an increasing trend for average temperature and a decreasing trend for average precipitation and runoff over Asia in the past 30 years .  ...  The financial support is an enabling factor to work together on an urgent issue and contribute to building knowledge on climate change among the users of vermitechnologies and the organic farming sector  ... 
doi:10.30852/sb.2014.49 fatcat:pugfgkxdybcajphgfuswsyotse