Resilient Livelihoods


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In Remote Sensing

With the advent of high-spatial resolution (HSR) satellite imagery, urban land use/land cover (LULC) mapping has become one of the most popular applications in remote sensing. Due...

Author: 
Shahab
JOZDANI
Dongmei
CHEN
Peer-reviewed Article
English
July 2019 Topics:
In Proceedings of the International Cartographic Association

Parks and other public green spaces (hereafter “urban green spaces”) provide many benefits to urban dwellers, but some residents receive few benefits due to a lack of urban green...

Author: 
Shizuka
HASHIMOTO
Akio
ONISHI
Peer-reviewed Article
English
July 2019 Topics:
In 環境科学会誌

Although greenery in urban areas has many functions, such as mitigation of the urban heat island effect, and reduction of rainfall-induced surface runoff, it is difficult to secure...

Author: 
Minami
SAKAMOTO
Akio
ONISHI
Peer-reviewed Article
Japanese
July 2019 Topics:
In International Journal of Building, Urban, Interior and Landscape Technology (BUILT)

The term of “Appropriate Technology (AT)”, introduced by Schumacher which refers to all kind of technologies including environmental technology, has been since developed into a...

Author: 
Koji
TAKAKURA
agricultural transformations

Food production and productivity improvements have contributed to lifting millions of people out of poverty and reduced hunger and malnutrition, but are associated with patterns of...

Book Chapter
English
May 2019 Topics:

This Chapter highlights selected resilience and sustainability measures that can be implemented in cities and towns now to ensure that our communities, as well as future generations...

Author: 
Aruna
DIAS
Neil
LOPEZ
Jiyoon
SONG
Yuta
UCHIYAMA
Book Chapter
English
May 2019 Topics:

This fact sheet shows flood modeling results for the San Cristobal subwatershed of the Philippines. The flood-affected area is expected to increase by ~47% from 2015-2025 due to...

Author: 
Milben
BRAGAIS
Damasa B.
MAGCALE-MACANDOG
Fact Sheet
English
May 2019 Topics:

This fact sheet shows flood modeling results for the San Juan subwatershed of the Philippines. The flood-affected area is expected to increase by ~10% from 2015-2025 due to planned...

Author: 
Milben
BRAGAIS
Damasa B.
MAGCALE-MACANDOG
Fact Sheet
English
May 2019 Topics:
CIrculating and Ecological Economy

This paper explores the current understanding regarding the Circulating and Ecological Economy (CEE) and the Regional/Local CES concepts put forward by Japan’s Fifth Basic...

Urban and rural areas both depend on a shared stock of natural resources. However, their development planning is mostly focused within their established boundaries. This report is...

Author: 
Vibhas
SUKHWANI
Hikaru
TAKASAWA
Atsushi
ISHIBASHI
Rajib
SHAW
Wanglin
YAN
Training Learning
English
February 2019 Topics:
In International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction

Microfinance institutions (MFIs) in Bangladesh provide a variety of financial services to poor households that can help them cope with natural disasters (e.g. floods) and adapt to...

Author: 
M.A. Baqui
KHALILY
Akio
ONISHI
Peer-reviewed Article
English
February 2019 Topics:

Salinity is one of the major drivers of environmental change and a persistent stressor in coastal areas, often resulting from prolonged storm and tidal surge flooding. Especially...

Author: 
Rajib
SHAW
Mrittika
BASU
Book Chapter
English
October 2018 Topics:
Ecological Debt index

This presentation outlines the application of the ecological debt index (EDI) concept to assess urban households from the point of urban food systems. The concept is being developed...

Presentation
English
September 2018 Topics:
In Remote Sensing

To classify Very-High-Resolution (VHR) imagery, Geographic Object Based Image Analysis (GEOBIA) is the most popular method used to produce high quality Land-Use/Land-Cover maps. A...

Author: 
Stefanos
GEORGANOS
Tais
GRIPPA
Moritz
LENNERT
Eléonore
WOLFF
Peer-reviewed Article
English
September 2018 Topics:

Kumamoto is a rare case of fully functional PES for over 13 years;

Willingness between buyers and sellers is one of the basic conditions for establishing PES. However,...

Conference Paper
English
August 2018 Topics:

Payments for ecosystem services (PES) is a market-based mechanism aimed at sustaining the flow of such services. Through a PES scheme, beneficiaries or users of the ecosystem...

Author: 
Tsutomu
ICHIKAWA
Karen G.
VILLHOLTH
Briefing Note
English
August 2018 Topics:
In Journal of Applied Remote Sensing

A new method for classifying land cover features in high resolution satellite imagery was developed. The method involves (1) performing image segmentation to delineate homogeneous...

Author: 
Tengyu
FU
Lei
MA
Manchun
LI
Peer-reviewed Article
English
May 2018 Topics:

This 1-pager shows the potential impacts of land-use change on flooding in the Los Baños subwatershed of The Philippines. The built-up area of the subwatershed is projected to...

Author: 
Milben A.
BRAGAIS
Donald
LUNA
Akio
ONISHI
Damasa B.
MAGCALE-MACANDOG
Fact Sheet
English
April 2018 Topics:

This 1-pager shows the potential impacts of land-use change on flooding in the Pila-Victoria subwatershed of The Philippines. The built-up area of the subwatershed is projected to...

Author: 
Milben A.
BRAGAIS
Donald
LUNA
Akio
ONISHI
Damasa B.
MAGCALE-MACANDOG
Fact Sheet
English
April 2018 Topics:

The published article is basically the author's opinion related to the current unprecedented event of severe urban flood that happened in Metro City, Lampung Province, Indonesia....

Author: 
Non Peer-reviewed Article
Indonesian
February 2018 Topics:

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