Category Archives: GIS / remote sensing

A spatial desertification indicator (Google / The Rangeland Journal)

Read at : Google Alerts – desertification http://www.publish.csiro.au/nid/202/paper/RJ12021.htm A spatial desertification indicator for Mediterranean arid rangelands: a case study in Algeria by Slim Saïdi  and Gustave Gintzburger Abstract Sheep and goat production is the main and sometimes only agricultural activity … Continue reading

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Remote sensing and GIS and desertification (Sciences Indexed Since 1998)

Read at : http://scienceindex.com/stories/835562/Application_of_remote_sensing_and_GIS_in_the_study_of_environmental_sensitivity_to_desertification_a_case_study_in_Basrah_Province_southern_part_of_Iraq.html Application of remote sensing and GIS in the study of environmental sensitivity to desertification: a case study in Basrah Province, southern part of Iraq submitted by KolJax This research utilizes the integrated remote sensing and geographic … Continue reading

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Remote Sensing Data Aid and Desertification (Google / SCOOP)

Read at : Google Alert – desertification http://www.scoop.it/t/remote-sensing-news/p/2228070937/remote-sensing-data-aid-in-monitoring-global-desertification-satellite-image-news Remote Sensing Data Aid in Monitoring Global Desertification | Satellite Image News Remote sensing earth observation (EO) satellites provide significant contributions to desertification assessment and monitoring, particularly by providing the spatial information … Continue reading

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Identifying desertification zones using optical remote sensing in Colombia (UN-SPIDER)

Read at : http://www.un-spider.org/about-us/news/en/5897/2012-07-26t160200/regional-support-offices-igac-conducts-desertification Regional Support Offices: IGAC conducts desertification analyses The Colombian Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute – IGAC and their Center of Research and Development of Geographic Information – CIAF, recently did a series of projects based on risk … Continue reading

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Earth’s Changing Face (Science Daily)

Read at : http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120420092020.htm NASA Image Gallery Highlights Earth’s Changing Face ScienceDaily (Apr. 20, 2012) — In celebration of this year’s Earth Day on April 22, NASA’s Webby Award-winning Global Climate Change website, http://climate.nasa.gov , has unveiled a new version … Continue reading

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Aeolian Desertification Trends (Google / Career Inst. China)

Read at : Google Alert – desertification http://english.careeri.cas.cn/rh/rp/201204/t20120405_83532.html Remote Sensing Analysis on Aeolian Desertification Trends in Northern China during 1975-2010 The data of aeolian desertification lands status in different periods have been extracted through visual interpretation method based on Landsat … Continue reading

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Desertification : shrinking Lake Chad (Google / Earth Snapshot)

Read at : Google Alert – desertification http://www.eosnap.com/lakes/desertification-by-shrinking-lake-chad/ Desertification by Shrinking Lake Chad Lake Chad is located in the Sahel, a vast savanna bordered by the rain forests of the west coast of Africa on one side and the Sahara … Continue reading

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