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Given the significant land holdings of the U.S. Department of Defense, and the importance of those lands to support a variety of inherently damaging activities, application of sound natural resource conservation principles and proactive monitoring practices are necessary to manage military training lands in a sustainable manner. This study explores a method(More)
INTRODUCTION Fire is a common management tool in African tropical and subtropical savanna. It is acknowledged to be a factor for explaining the disturbance of vegetation dynamics. Depending on the fire regime more specifically the occurrence and the seasonality of the fires, the vegetation cover of the savanna changes in terms of biomass quantity and(More)
For flood risk modelling at watershed level, it is important to identify urban areas due to their soil waterproofing function. Very high spatial resolution images are now able to discriminate the elementary features which characterize urban landscape. Nevertheless, the traditional per-pixel classifier approach appears inadequate for mapping these landscape(More)
This paper is concerned with the sensitivity analysis of the model parameters of the Takagi-Sugeno-Kang fuzzy rainfall-runoff models previously developed by the authors. These models are classified in two types of fuzzy models , where the first type is intended to account for the effect of changes in catchment wetness and the second type incorporates(More)
Flavescence dorée is a grapevine disease affecting European vineyards which has severe economic consequences and containing its spread is therefore considered as a major challenge for viticulture. Flavescence dorée is subject to mandatory pest control including removal of the infected vines and, in this context, automatic detection of Flavescence dorée(More)
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