Category Archives: GIS / remote sensing

Desertification and Coral Reef Mapping Projects in Morocco and Kuwait (Google

Read at : Google Alerts – desertification http://www.pleiades2014.com/wp-content/uploads/SCP13_Bruce.pdf The Use of Pleiades and TerraSARX Imagery in Desertification and Coral Reef Mapping Projects in Morocco and Kuwait David BRUCE, Saad ALSHARRAH, Rachid BOUABID, Mahdi GHOLOUM, Sharolyn ANDERSON and Shaker ALHAZEEM The … Continue reading

Posted in Desertification, GIS / remote sensing, satellites

Using the AHP method and GIS techniques to assess desertification in Iran (ijabbr)

Read at : http://ijabbr.com/upload/IJABBR-2013-1143.pdf GIS-based Monitoring and EWSs of Desertification (Case study; southeastern of Iran) ABSTRACT Today one of the ecological crisis is the phenomenon of desertification that affecting the world. Desertification is more related to social and anthropogenic issues … Continue reading

Posted in Desertification, drought, GIS / remote sensing

A more accurate way to monitor and predict weather changes (Science Daily)

Read at : http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/08/130831110820.htm Monitor and Control Severe Drought With Analysis of Data from Chollian Aug. 31, 2013 — Research team developing a more accurate way to monitor and predict weather changes. UNIST professor Jung Ho Im received a research … Continue reading

Posted in Climate / climate change, GIS / remote sensing

Mapping of desertification severity (Google / IJETAE)

Read at : Google Alerts – desertification http://www.ijetae.com/files/Volume3Issue6/IJETAE_0613_97.pdf International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering http://www.ijetae.com (ISSN 2250-2459, ISO 9001:2008 Certified Journal, Volume 3, Issue 6, June 2013) 568 Mapping of desertification severity using expert system approach Agarwadkar Y., … Continue reading

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How remote sensing and GIS have been used to monitor desertification globally (Google / WFL Publisher)

Read at : Google Alerts – desertification http://world-food.net/using-remote-sensing-technology-to-detect-model-and-map-desertification-a-review/ Using remote sensing technology to detect, model and map desertification: A review Author: Eman K. Albalawi * and Lalit Kumar Abstract Desertification is a serious global environmental problem that affects many people … Continue reading

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One of the main challenges of responding to early warnings is funding (IRIN News)

Read at : http://www.irinnews.org/report/98244/linking-early-warning-to-early-action-in-the-sahel Linking early warning to early action in the Sahel While aid agencies agree that early warning systems offer the chance to mitigate humanitarian crises, difficulty in funding pre-emptive measures and government sensitivities in admitting a looming … Continue reading

Posted in Climate / climate change, Desertification, drought, GIS / remote sensing, Technologies

Developing agriculture from the sky (IFAD)

Read at : http://ifad-un.blogspot.be/2013/03/developing-agriculture-from-sky.html Developing agriculture from the sky By Kelsea Brennan-Wessels, Editor, Earth Obervation, ESRIN From 800 km high, Earth-observing satellites are assisting international developmentorganisations with their work in developing countries. Satellites enable objective observations of the status of … Continue reading

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