Land cover

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Land cover
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

City’s airport dilemma

Christina GoldbaumTHE Airports Company SA (Acsa) wants to realign the runway at Cape Town International Airport to make room for larger aircraft and greater passenger numbers – but an environmental assessment says the increase in noise and air pollution ... [Published Cape Times - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

By 2060, The American South Could Be Three Times as Urbanized

Sprawl in Atlanta, GA. (Flickr/thisisbossi)Southern city planners and conservationists, look alive: New predictions map the future spread of urban sprawl in Dixie, and it is immense. Basing their model on past growth patterns and locations of existing ... [Published The Atlantic Cities - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

DEER CALL OVER PROTECTED FORESTS

By Press AssociationPublished: 05:28 EST, 23 July 2014 | Updated: 05:28 EST, 23 July 2014Hungry deer should not be barred from protected native forests, botanists have declared.A decades-long study of national parks in Ireland has found that grazing ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Ireland's Collite gets green light for €59m SmartPly facility investment

Collite, Ireland's state-owned natural resources company, has secured approval for a €59m (£46.6m) investment in its SmartPly facility at Belview, Waterford.The project will see the plant's current infrastructure upgraded and the development of a Panel ... [Published Timber in Construction - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Examining the causes of a devastating debris flow

(Press-News.org) Storm-triggered landslides cause loss of life, property damage, and landscape alterations. For instance, the remnants of Hurricane Camille in 1969 caused 109 deaths in central Virginia, after 600 mm of rain fell in mountainous terrain ... [Published Press News.org - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Mapping a Trail to AidData

What types of information do you need to really understand a drought? Precipitation, water tables, flow rates, climatology, household infrastructure, land cover, land use, population, social characteristics, institutional rules, city water delivery infrastructure, ... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Exploring Earth: Examine Earth from a New Perspective

7/18/2014 By: Watch animations of the earth showing many different faces . See how the seasons change land cover over a year’s time. Volcanic activity over thirty-five years and earthquakes over fifteen years show how the surface of the earth is ... [Published Technology and Learning Magazine - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Claim: Australia drying caused by greenhouse gases

Ignores land use and land cover change From NOAA Headquarters  and the “its the evil gases wot dun it and nothing else” department, comes more modeling madness via another poorly written press release by Monica Allen monica.allen@noaa.gov that doesn’t ... [Published Watts Up With That? - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

DNR to Partner with UW-Madison to Update Land Cover Map

Wisconsin Ag News Headlines Wisconsin Ag Connection - 07/02/2014A cooperative effort to update the current vegetation, water and urban land data in Wisconsin will use data collected from satellites to map more than 40 different types of land cover commonly ... [Published Wisconsin Ag Connection - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 2 reports

Wisconsin DNR, UW working on new land map

MADISON, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Madison and the state Department of Natural Resources have started updating the state's land cover map.Texas deer researcher James Kroll recommended the state update its map of vegetation, trees, water and urban ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

DNR to Partner with UW-Madison to Update Land Cover Map

Wisconsin Ag Connection - July 02, 2014A cooperative effort to update the current vegetation, water and urban land data in Wisconsin will use data collected from satellites to map more than 40 different types of land cover commonly found in the state. ... [Published Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 2 reports

Earthdefine Announces Availability of Statewide Tree Canopy Height Model (CHM) Data for Indiana

/PRNewswire/ -- Earthdefine, a provider of high-resolution land cover products, has released the first statewide Canopy Height Model (CHM) for the state of Indiana. The SpatialCover CHM product provides spatially explicit information on canopy height ... [Published Scottrade - Jun 27 2014]

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MacCracken and Richardson, in an illuminating paper on " Challenges to Providing Quantitative Estimates of the Environmental and Societal Impacts of Global Climate Change "  (from a Pew Center on Global Climate ChangeGlobal Climate Change Workshop Proceedings), talk about how the Earth system and its relationship with society...
...waters in general might change in the future," said Raymond Najjar, professor of oceanography at Penn State and lead researcher on the project. "If we can understand the past 50 or 60 years, where there have been trends and variability in climate that have had a big effect on water quality and ecology, then we'll be better able to make predictions about the future and develop appropriate mitigation and adaptation strategies." Nine months after Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore Inc...
"Potential economic benefits are expected for both the CityCity of Cape Town and Western Cape due to investment and growth in the tourism sector" the report says
"Our results certainly have implications for the management of these woodlands as future policy should focus on managing deer - rather than simply excluding them - as part of the overall biodiversity objective" he said

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What to do about the "Social Cost of Carbon" me... [Published Climate Science Watch - 18 hours ago]
IN BRIEF - Gulf shrimping season off to a \'goo... [Published Fish Information & Services - 22 hours ago]
By 2060, The American South Could Be Three Time... [Published The Atlantic Cities - Jul 25 2014]
City’s airport dilemma [Published Cape Times - Jul 25 2014]
DEER CALL OVER PROTECTED FORESTS [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 23 2014]
Ireland's Collite gets green light for €59m Sma... [Published Timber in Construction - Jul 22 2014]
Examining the causes of a devastating debris flow [Published Press News.org - Jul 21 2014]
Mapping a Trail to AidData [Published Zunia.org RSS - Jul 21 2014]
Exploring Earth: Examine Earth from a New Persp... [Published Technology and Learning Magazine - Jul 19 2014]
Land value increases for our Great Barrier Reef [Published Australian Bureau of Statistics - Jul 18 2014]
17 Jul 2014 - Response to Greenpeace’s Article ... [Published Noodls - Jul 17 2014]
ICIMOD awarded for geospatial technology in Hin... [Published Nepalnews.com - Jul 17 2014]
Supporting a Forest Observation System for Sibe... [Published Earthzine - Jul 16 2014]
Auracle Geospatial Science Announces Partnershi... [Published Directions Magazine - Jul 16 2014]
Impact of geospatial planning on the agricultu... [Published EE Publishers - Jul 14 2014]
AfricaGEO speakers highlight new geospatial tre... [Published EE Publishers - Jul 14 2014]
Claim: Australia drying caused by greenhouse gases [Published Watts Up With That? - Jul 13 2014]
Groundwater decline more complicated than irrig... [Published Southwest Farm Press - Jul 11 2014]
Landsat looks to the moon [Published EurekAlert! - Jul 11 2014]
The Primary Advantage in Utilizing Remote Sensi... [Published Earthzine - Jul 10 2014]
AgriLife Research study identifies contributing... [Published AgriLife Today - Jul 10 2014]
The Australian Government Launches the National... [Published Asian Surveying & Mapping - Jul 10 2014]
Esri Announces Finalists of Climate Resilience ... [Published Earth Imaging Journal - Jul 09 2014]
Infrastructure planning today determines what c... [Published World Bank - Jul 08 2014]
DNR to Partner with UW-Madison to Update Land C... [Published Wisconsin Ag Connection - Jul 07 2014]
Editorial: Housing market is changing [Published Wicked Local Lexington - Jul 07 2014]
Wisconsin DNR, UW working on new land map [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Jul 04 2014]
Wisconsin DNR, UW working on new land map [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 04 2014]
Bayesian Spatio-Temporal Analysis and Geospatia... [Published Plosone.org - Jul 03 2014]
Climate-Driven Effects of Fire on Winter Habita... [Published Plosone.org - Jul 03 2014]
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Mapping a Trail to AidData [Published Zunia.org RSS - Jul 21 2014]
What types of information do you need to really understand a drought? Precipitation, water tables, flow rates, climatology, household infrastructure, land cover, land use, population, social characteristics, institutional rules, city water delivery infrastructure, ...
Claim: Australia drying caused by greenhouse gases [Published Watts Up With That? - Jul 13 2014]
Ignores land use and land cover change From NOAA Headquarters  and the “its the evil gases wot dun it and nothing else” department, comes more modeling madness via another poorly written press release by Monica Allen monica.allen@noaa.gov that doesn’t ...
These 13 apps use mapping tech to fight climate... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 02 2014]
Above: The "EveryDrop LA" app helps curb water waste and promote water conservation in Los Angeles. Image Credit: EveryDrop LA With the threat of global warming looming, software developers are using mapping technology in innovative ways to challenge ...
Earthdefine Announces Availability of Statewide... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jun 27 2014]
ISSAQUAH, Wash., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Earthdefine, a provider of high-resolution land cover products, has released the first statewide Canopy Height Model (CHM) for the state of Indiana. The SpatialCover CHM product provides spatially explicit ...
Predicting the risk of avian influenza A H7N9 i... [Published H5N1 - Jun 17 2014]
Via Nature Communications: Predicting the risk of avian influenza A H7N9 infection in live-poultry markets across Asia. This is an open-access article. The abstract:Two epidemic waves of an avian influenza A (H7N9) virus have so far affected China. Most ...
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UMD, Google & Gov. Create 1st Detailed Map of G... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 14 2013]
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