Land cover

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Land cover
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 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 - 3 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

New estimates on carbon emissions triggered by 300 years of cropland expansion in Northeast China

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 30-Sep-2014The conversion of forests, grasslands, shrublands and wetlands to cropland over the course of three centuries profoundly changed the surface of the Earth and the carbon cycle of the terrestrial ecosystem in Northeast C ... [Published EurekAlert! - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Florida's Climate Boosts Soil-Carbon Storage, Cuts Greenhouse Emissions

Contact InformationAvailable for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsScience of the Total EnvironmentNewswise — GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Warm temperatures and a wet landscape increase soil’s ability to store carbon, which in turn helps mitigate greenhouse gas ... [Published Newswise - Sep 30 2014]
Entities: Carbon, Land cover, Land Use
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Pakistan: Pakistan: Sindh - Mirpur Khas Irrigation System and Land Cover - September, 2014

Source: US Agency for International Development, iMMAPCountry: Pakistan ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Bluesky launches free data on online Mapshop

Aerial mapping company Bluesky is offering free geographical datasets through its online Mapshop. Visitors to the online store www.blueskymapshop.com, which provides the aerial photography, height models and Ordnance Survey map layers, can now download ... [Published GeoInformatics - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

The geospatial scale relationship

This article looks at the relationship of different geospatial scales and their relevance in the geospatial world.The understanding of the level of geographic detail of any geospatial dataset requires the understanding of scale. There are a variety of ... [Published EE Publishers - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Liberia: Liberia: Land Cover by County

Source: Government of LiberiaCountry: Liberia ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Maps - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Impacts of Land Cover Data Selection and Trait Parameterisation on Dynamic Modelling of Species’ Range Expansion

by Risto K. Heikkinen, Greta Bocedi, Mikko Kuussaari, Janne Heliölä, Niko Leikola, Juha Pöyry, Justin M. J. TravisDynamic models for range expansion provide a promising tool for assessing species’ capacity to respond to climate change by shifting their ... [Published Plosone.org - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Xi Jinping's India visit

29 September 2014FOREIGN AFFAIRSChina and India set out detailed targets in a joint statement issued on September 19, the final day of Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to India focusing on areas like investment, counterterrorism, military and ... [Published Observer India - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Modeling a Changing American Landscape

Land change is a signature activity of human civilization.  Since the dawn of history, people have purposefully converted natural landscapes to human-dominated areas. Typical motivations for land change are cultivation (e.g. slash-and-burn fields, rice ... [Published Sensors & Systems - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

The Pedestrian Evacuation Analyst software from USGS is here

GISCafe VoiceSusan Smith has worked as an editor and writer in the technology industry for over 16 years. As an editor she has been responsible for the launch of a number of technology trade publications, both in print and online. Currently, Susan is ... [Published GIS Café - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

A look into the past

Join Boyd Pratt, Doug McCutchen and Mike Vouri for an evening of viewing 1890s images of the San Juan islands by the U.S. Coast Survey's John Gilbert, scheduled from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 9 in the Orcas Island Library. The program is free. Contact ... [Published Islands Sounder - Sep 25 2014]

Quotes

"Using regional land cover reconstructions from historical records, with a bookkeeping model, we estimated the carbon sink changes caused by historical cropland expansion in Northeast China during the past 300 years" state researchers Li Beibei, Fang Xiuqi, Ye Yu and Zhang Xuezhen
"On border issue, the two countries should continue to carry out friendly consultation to seek a fair and reasonable solution that both sides can accept" Xi said
...According to news reporting originating in Seattle, Washington , by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Native animals are affected differently by urbanization. Some species respond favorably and thrive in human-dominated landscapes, but others are extirpated."
• Northeast Iowa Resource Conservation and Development, Inc. for the "Demonstration of the Rapid Land Cover Mapper Tool as a Method of Systematically Quantifying the Engagement of Landowners and Adoption of Conservation Practices." ($75,000 through Aug. 31, 2017)

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Earth’s portrait [Published European Space Agency - 3 hours ago]
MAPPS Applauds Introduction of Digital Coast Ac... [Published Earth Imaging Journal - 14 hours ago]
Florida's Climate Boosts Soil-Carbon Storage, C... [Published Newswise - Sep 30 2014]
Pakistan: Pakistan: Sindh - Mirpur Khas Irrigat... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 30 2014]
Bluesky launches free data on online Mapshop [Published GeoInformatics - Sep 30 2014]
The geospatial scale relationship [Published EE Publishers - Sep 30 2014]
New estimates on carbon emissions triggered by ... [Published EurekAlert! - Sep 30 2014]
Liberia: Liberia: Land Cover by County [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Maps - Sep 30 2014]
Impacts of Land Cover Data Selection and Trait ... [Published Plosone.org - Sep 29 2014]
Bluesky Launches Free Data on Online Mapshop [Published Sensors & Systems - Sep 29 2014]
Xi Jinping's India visit [Published Observer India - Sep 29 2014]
Bluesky launches free data on online Mapshop [Published Directions Magazine - Sep 29 2014]
Modeling a Changing American Landscape [Published Sensors & Systems - Sep 29 2014]
Where heat is deadliest [Published Harvard University Gazette - Sep 26 2014]
The Pedestrian Evacuation Analyst software from... [Published GIS Café - Sep 25 2014]
A look into the past [Published Islands Sounder - Sep 25 2014]
Where heat is deadliest [Published Harvard Gazette - Sep 25 2014]
Investigators at University of Washington Detai... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 25 2014]
Iowa Announces 2014 USDA Conservation Innovatio... [Published The Farmer - Sep 24 2014]
Zhang Gaoli Meets with UN Secretary-General Ban... [Published Ministry Foreign Affairs People's Republic China - Sep 24 2014]
North American Land Change Monitoring System Ex... [Published Commission for Environmental Cooperation - Sep 23 2014]
occupied Palestinian territory: Occupied Palest... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 23 2014]
2nd LD Writethru: China pledges to boost climat... [Published China.org.cn - Sep 23 2014]
China pledges $6m to support South-South climat... [Published CHINAdaily - Sep 23 2014]
1st LD: China pledges to boost climate cooperat... [Published China.org.cn - Sep 23 2014]
Tsunami evacuation times can be calculated [Published Redwood Times - Sep 22 2014]
Study: Climate, land-use changes pushing breedi... [Published Squamish Chief - Sep 22 2014]
Arusha meet to lay stress on value of apiculture [Published Daily News TSN - Sep 19 2014]
New tool available for tsunami planning [Published Half Moon Bay Review - Sep 18 2014]
Science Graphic of the Week: An Algorithm That ... [Published Wired News - Sep 18 2014]
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Pakistan: Pakistan: Sindh - Mirpur Khas Irrigat... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 30 2014]
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Liberia: Liberia: Land Cover by County [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Maps - Sep 30 2014]
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Where heat is deadliest [Published Harvard Gazette - Sep 25 2014]
With longer and hotter heat waves in the offing, a Harvard professor has put the urban “heat island” under the microscope, finding smaller heat islands — mainly occupied by the poor — within city limits, and identifying features that could counter ...
occupied Palestinian territory: Occupied Palest... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 23 2014]
Source: UNOSATCountry: occupied Palestinian territory his map illustrates satellite-detected changes in agricultural areas of the Gaza Strip resulting from the July - August 2014 conflict in the area. Using a satellite image collected 14 August 2014 ...
Science Graphic of the Week: An Algorithm That ... [Published Wired Science » Science Blogs - Sep 18 2014]
A study published last week in the Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing describes an algorithm that can classify land cover types with minimal nudging from humans. The post Science Graphic of the Week: An Algorithm That Decodes The Surface ...
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