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In International Journal of Remote Sensing

Multiresolution segmentation (MRS) is one of the most commonly used image segmentation algorithms in the remote-sensing community. This algorithm has three user-defined parameters:...

Author: 
Shahab E.
JOZDANI
Mehdi
MOMENI
Mehran
SATTARI
Peer-reviewed Article
English
March 2018 Topics:
In Journal of Applied Ecology

1.Efficient and reliable methods for estimating animal density are essential to wildlife conservation and management. Camera trapping is an increasingly popular tool in this area of...

Author: 
Yoshihiro
NAKASHIMA
Keita
FUKASAWA
Peer-reviewed Article
English
December 2017 Topics:

グリーンインフラに通じる考え方で、生態系を活用した防災・減災を表すEco­DRR (Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reductionの略称)が国際的に注目を集めている。これは、生態系の管理、保全や再生により災害リスクを低減するとともに、人々が日ごろから享受している様々な自然の恵みを守っていこうとするものだ。...

Author: 
Non Peer-reviewed Article
Japanese
November 2017 Topics:
In Global Environmental Research

Article 5 of the Paris Agreement specifies implementation of REDD+ (reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) through results-based payments. Currently, however...

Peer-reviewed Article
English
November 2017 Topics:
In Scientific Data

The paper provides details on a global reference data set on cropland locations, collected through a crowdsourcing campaign using the Geo-Wiki crowdsourcing tool.

Author: 
Juan Carlos
LASO BAYAS
Myroslava
LESIV
Francois
WALDNER
Anne
SCHUCKNECHT
Martina
DUERAUER
Linda
SEE
Steffen
FRITZ
Dilek
FRAISL
Inian
MOORTHY
Ian
MCCALLUM
Christoph
PERGER
Olha
DANYLO
Pierre
DEFOURNY
Javier
GALLEGO
Sven
GILLIAMS
Ibrar
UL HASSAN AKHTAR
Swarup Jyoti
BAISHYA
Mrinal
BARUAH
Khangsembou
BUNGNAMEI
Alfredo
CAMPOS
Trishna
CHANGKAKATI
Anna
CIPRIANI
Khrishna
DAS
Keemee
DAS
Inamani
DAS
Kyle Frankel
DAVIS
Purabi
HAZARIKA
Ziga
MALEK
Monia Elisa
MOLINARI
Kripal
PANGING
Chandra Kant
PAWE
Ana
PEREZ-HOYOS
Parag
KUMAR SAHARIAH
Dhrubajyoti
SAHARIAH
Anup
SAIKIA
Meghna
SAIKIA
Peter
SCHLESINGER
Elena
SEIDACARU
Kuleswar
SINGHA
John W
WILSON
Peer-reviewed Article
English
September 2017 Topics:
In Sustainable Cities and Society

Literature suggests a significant potential for synergies among climate change adaptation and mitigation (CCA & M) policies, especially in urban areas. However, the...

Author: 
Damasa B.
MAGCALE-MACANDOG
Milben A.
BRAGAIS
Paula B
MACANDOG
Peer-reviewed Article
English
July 2017 Topics:

REDD+, a policy framework through which developing countries can receive incentives for reducing their greenhouse gas emissions in the forest sector, heavily relies upon Earth...

Book Chapter
English
July 2017 Topics:

This chapter describes the PEOIC (Policy and Earth Observation Innovation Cycle) project conducted to assess the impacts of Earth Observations on international environmental...

Author: 
Yasuko
KASAI
Setsuko
AOKI
Akiko
AIZAWA
Akiko
OKAMATSU
Tomohiro
SATO
Masami
ONODA
Book Chapter
English
July 2017 Topics:
Taking an Integrated Approach to the SDGs: A Survey and Synthesis Cover

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were designed to be “integrated and indivisible, balanc[ing] the three dimensions of sustainable development." The growing need for...

Discussion Paper
English
July 2017 Topics:

Land cover (LC) has a significant impact on rainfall-runoff dynamics of a watershed, so LC maps are often incorporated into hydrological models to simulate how changes in climate or...

Author: 
Akio
ONISHI
Milben
BRAGAIS
Damasa B.
MAGCALE-MACANDOG
Emily
SKEEHAN
Conference Paper
English
July 2017
SDM2016パンフレット

SATOYAMA保全支援メカニズム(Satoyama Development Mechanism: SDM)は、IPSI メンバーの活動を推進するための小規模資金援助プログラで、2013年に地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES)、国連大学サステイナビリティ高等研究所(UNU-IAS)および環境省により設立されました。この冊子には、...

PR/Newsletter
Japanese
July 2017 Topics:
Journal of Rural Planning

生物多様性及び生態系サービスに関する政府間科学政策プラットフォーム(IPBES)では、生物多様性と生態系サービスの評価や将来予測などを通じて、科学的な知見の政策活用を強化するための取組が進められている。とりわけ農業開発や都市化を含む社会経済の発展が著しく、これに伴って生物多様性や生態系の劣化が急速に進むアジア地域では、人間と自然が相互に作用し合う社会・...

Non Peer-reviewed Article
Japanese
June 2017 Topics:
In Land

This study uses a spatially-explicit land-use/land-cover (LULC) modeling approach to model and map the future (2016–2030) LULC of the area surrounding the Laguna de Bay of...

Author: 
Kotaro
IIZUKA
Akio
ONISHI
Damasa B.
MAGCALE-MACANDOG
Milben
BRAGAIS
Peer-reviewed Article
English
June 2017 Topics:

Water scarcity is worsening to the point that it has become a limiting factor to the growth of major economies in South Asia, and agriculture is by far the largest water-using...

Author: 
Sebnem
SAHIN
Anil
MARKANDYA
Policy Brief
English
June 2017 Topics:
Promoting the Landscape Approach in Asia-Pacific Developing Countries: Key Concepts and Ways Forward cover

This policy brief advocates the landscape approach in areas where competing demands on land and natural resources in the Asia-Pacific region can be observed. The landscape approach...

Policy Brief
English
May 2017 Topics:

Groundwater can provide irrigation for rural communities where surface water is absent or unreliable. Technical, institutional and capacity limits have prevented rural communities...

Author: 
ACIAR
Policy Brief
English
May 2017 Topics:

This report is an outcome of the research carried out in the second year of the APN-funded project on Assessing Community Risk Insurance Initiatives and Identifying Enabling Policy...

Research Report
English
May 2017 Topics:

This report evaluates the current situation of non-economic loss and damages (NELDs) in the disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) interventions in Japan...

Research Report
English
May 2017

Since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in 2016, scientist have been studying its “indivisible whole” nature, with the objectives to propose viable methods...

Author: 
UNESCAP
Policy Report
English
May 2017 Topics:

Lao PDR has development of forest planation industry based on smallholders. Teak was first planted in Luang Prabang Province since 1950s. Teak plantation have capacity to provide...

Author: 
Sithong
THONGMANIVONG
Chittana
PHOMPILA
Douangta
BOUAPHAVONG
Commissioned Report
English
April 2017 Topics:

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