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Assessing land use/cover changes: a nationwide multidate spatial database for Mexico
A nationwide multidate GIS database was generated in order to carry out the quantification and spatial characterization of land use/cover changes (LUCC) in Mexico. Existing cartography on landExpand
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Land use-cover change processes in highly biodiverse areas: the case of Oaxaca, Mexico
Abstract Land use-cover changes (LUCC) such as deforestation, have resulted as global warming and a reduction of environmental services, with large negative consequences for mankind. Effects based onExpand
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Research, part of a Special Feature on Do we need new management paradigms to achieve sustainability in tropical forests? Tropical Deforestation, Community Forests, and Protected Areas in the Maya
Community forests and protected areas have each been proposed as strategies to stop deforestation. These management strategies should be regarded as hypotheses to be evaluated for their effectivenessExpand
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Peasant emigration and land-use change at the watershed level: A GIS-based approach in Central Mexico
Abstract Demographic changes introduced by migration strongly affect economic activities and may thus trigger land-use changes. Migration has been usually overlooked in land use change modelling,Expand
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Trends of tropical deforestation in Southeast Mexico
We assessed deforestation in Southeast Mexico (a surface area of 29 000 km2 in seven states) through the comparison of land use/land cover maps at a scale of 1:250 000. This facilitated mapping ofExpand
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Remote sensing and GIS-based regional geomorphological mapping—a tool for land use planning in developing countries
Abstract Land use planning and necessary supporting data are crucial to developing countries that are usually under severe environmental and demographic strains. Approaches and methods to map theExpand
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Distribution and Population Size of Romerolagus diazi on El Pelado Volcano, Mexico
Distribution and population size of the volcano rabbit or zacatuche ( Romerolagus diazi ) were investigated at El Pelado volcano, one of the four remaining core distribution areas left in Mexico.Expand
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Rural People's Knowledge and Perception of Landscape: A Case Study From the Mexican Pacific Coast
Local knowledge and land use practices, along with the multiple visions of landscapes of local actors, can provide information complementary to that of conventional scientific appraisals. The goal ofExpand
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