Land cover

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Name: Land cover
First reported Oct 31 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka: Global Map of and around Badulla, Sri Lanka - 31 October 2014 (Land Cover)

Source: GSI, International Steering Committee for Global MappingCountry: Sri Lanka ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 31 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Joint project to boost PH climate change resilience

Share this:Responding to the need for innovative solutions and collaborative action toward climate change resilience, a project between energy and petrochemical giant Shell Philippines and the Manila Observatory aims to expand the latter’s existing network ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Monitoring the Ebola Outbreak from Space

You are here: Home / Industry Insights & Trends / Monitoring the Ebola Outbreak from SpaceEpidemiologists identify settlements surrounded by dense tropical forests that are likely to increase human interaction with fruit bats, one of the main vectors ... [Published Earth Imaging Journal - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Comment on Land cover project helps understand human impact on NMI environment by pattepareihu

A land cover change project on Saipan that may help evaluate how human induced activities affect environmental and water quality was completed this year, according to the Water and Environmental Research Institute of the Western Pacific University of ... [Published Saipan Tribune - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Pakistan: Pakistan: Sindh - Tando Allahyar Irrigation System and Land Cover - September 2014

Source: US Agency for International Development, iMMAPCountry: Pakistan Pakistan Emergency Situational Analysis - A Profile of District Tando Allahyar, October 2014 ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Changes to land cover: Foresters get training on use of technology to monitor forest degradation, land use

Call to set up academ­y to train forest­ers on satell­ite-based monito­ring of land useCall to set up academy to train foresters on satellite-based monitoring of land use .ISLAMABAD:Experts have called for setting up a modern academy to impart training ... [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Chinese Government Donates the GlobeLand30 Datasets to the United Nations

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014—On the occasion of the upcoming UN climate change summit, Chinese government donated the GlobeLand30 datasets to the United Nations at the UN Headquarters in New York on 22 September 2014. H.E. Mr. Zhang Gaoli, Vice Premier of ... [Published Sensors & Systems - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

A parametric model for classifying land cover and evaluating training data base...ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

A parametric model for classifying land cover and evaluating training data based on multi-temporal remote sensing data   "); JavaScript is disabled on your browser.Please enable JavaScript to use all the features on this page.JavaScript is disabled ... [Published DiagnosticMicrobiology and Infectious Disease - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

ESA Releases Latest Global Land-Cover Map

You are here: Home / Industry Insights & Trends / ESA Releases Latest Global Land-Cover MapThe European Climate Change Initiative released a global land cover map with 22 different types of land cover classes derived from the Envistat mission for the ... [Published Earth Imaging Journal - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Wisconsin officials working on new state map

6:43 p.m. CDTMADISON, WI (WTAQ) - A half-million dollar federal grant is being used to update Wisconsin's official land cover map.State DNR land experts are working with cartographers from UW-Madison on the project. NASA satellites are helping the map ... [Published 1440 WNFL - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Wisconsin officials creating new land cover map

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Cartographers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are working with the Department of Natural Resources to update the state's land cover map. WLUK-TV (http://bit.ly/1rUaUVD ) reports the team will create a new map with a focus ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Earth’s portrait

DescriptionThis global land-cover map was created using data from the Envisat mission for the 2010 epoch (2008–12).This is the most recent data product from the Climate Change Initiative (CCI) Land Cover team led by the Université catholique de Louvain, ... [Published European Space Agency - Oct 02 2014]

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One benefit that revealed itself about that approach, says Linard on the phone from Belgium, is that, "we can produce maps for day and night, for weekdays and weekends, for holy days and working periods."
"The report reveals that the floods in Jammu and Kashmir were as a result of high rainfall in the catchments over short period of time, which amounts to cloud bursts and is a combined effect of the extreme event and less capacity of the drainage system to hold the quantum of water resulting in overflowing of banks and ultimately lead to the floods" the spokesman said
"We’re able to take the scenic and economic factors and put them into map form. The public will have access to these maps.”"
"Drones can provide highly accurate information on changes to land, such as deforestation or changing types of agriculture. This helps to understand the impact on the movement and distribution of people, animals, and insects that carry disease" says lead author Kimberly Fornace, of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, in the UK

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Sri Lanka: Global Map of and around Badulla, Sr... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 31 2014]
Mobile-phone mapping succeeds where national ce... [Published Post Tech - Oct 30 2014]
Mobile-phone mapping succeeds where national ce... [Published Faster Forward - Oct 30 2014]
Joint project to boost PH climate change resili... [Published Manila Bulletin - Oct 29 2014]
Ethiopia: Ethiopia: Landcover Map of Bench Maji... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 29 2014]
Monitoring the Ebola Outbreak from Space [Published Earth Imaging Journal - Oct 29 2014]
Unprecedented Rainfall Triggered Worst-Ever Flo... [Published New Indian Express - Oct 28 2014]
High Rainfall in Catchments, Less Drainage Capa... [Published Outlook India - Oct 28 2014]
Ethiopia: Landcover Classification of Sherloke ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 24 2014]
John Lesaca, the environmentalist [Published Loqal - Oct 24 2014]
Surface water loss worry for Ganga plains [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Oct 24 2014]
Comment on Land cover project helps understand ... [Published Saipan Tribune - Oct 23 2014]
Boquet River plan nears completion [Published Press-Republican Online - Oct 22 2014]
Measuring Landscape Disturbance of Gas Explorat... [Published Earth Imaging Journal - Oct 22 2014]
Drones help show how environmental changes affe... [Published Medical Xpress - Oct 22 2014]
Pakistan: Pakistan: Sindh - Tando Allahyar Irri... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 22 2014]
Chinese Scientist Calls for Global Change Satel... [Published Earth Imaging Journal - Oct 22 2014]
A Minisatellite Takes on a Massive Mission [Published Earth Imaging Journal - Oct 22 2014]
When the isthmus is an island: Madison's hottes... [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 21 2014]
CAPIS Update [Published Neil Myerson - Oct 21 2014]
Measuring Earth’s Albedo [Published NASA - Oct 21 2014]
Changes to land cover: Foresters get training o... [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 18 2014]
Agencies Urge Farmers to Use Caution When Sprea... [Published Wisconsin Ag Connection - Oct 17 2014]
Facts, myths of veld fires [Published Manica Post - Oct 17 2014]
Call for PEER Research Pre-Proposals 2014/2015 ... [Published EMWIS/SEMIDE Latest Uploads - Oct 17 2014]
Reflection on Aba degradation [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Oct 14 2014]
When climate change comes after even the most c... [Published PBS - Oct 13 2014]
Chinese Government Donates the GlobeLand30 Data... [Published Sensors & Systems - Oct 13 2014]
Zika Virus Emergence in Mosquitoes in Southeast... [Published Plosone.org - Oct 13 2014]
CBD Publishes Quick Start Package for Ecosystem... [Published Biodiversity Policy & Practice - Oct 13 2014]
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Sri Lanka: Global Map of and around Badulla, Sr... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 31 2014]
Source: GSI, International Steering Committee for Global MappingCountry: Sri Lanka ...
Mobile-phone mapping succeeds where national ce... [Published Post Tech - Oct 30 2014]
A mapping of the population of France extrapolated from the mobile phone calls of 2 million users. (Study co-author Catherine Linard) Traditionally, the way we know who lives where is the result of national censuses. But those head counts can be expensive ...
Mobile-phone mapping succeeds where national ce... [Published Faster Forward - Oct 30 2014]
A mapping of the population of France extrapolated from the mobile phone calls of 2 million users. (Study co-author Catherine Linard) Traditionally, the way we know who lives where is the result of national censuses. But those head counts can be expensive ...
Ethiopia: Ethiopia: Landcover Map of Bench Maji... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 29 2014]
Source: UNOSATCountry: Ethiopia This map illustrates a land cover classification of a 31 December 2013 LANDSAT-8 image.The classification surrounds Okugo camp, Bench Maji Area, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region, Ethiopia. It has ...
Ethiopia: Landcover Classification of Sherloke ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 24 2014]
Source: UNOSATCountry: Ethiopia This map illustrates a land cover classification of a 07 January 2014 LANDSAT-8 image.The classification surrounds the Sherloke Camp in Benishangul Gumuz Region, Ethiopia. It has been divided into the following five ...
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