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a r t i c l e i n f o Keywords: Agricultural abandonment Change detection Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union Fallow land Farmland Landsat Land use and land cover change MODIS Phenology Support vector machines SVM Time series Agriculture is expanding and intensifying in many areas of the world, but abandoned agriculture is also becoming more(More)
The demand for agricultural products continues to grow rapidly, but further agricultural expansion entails substantial environmental costs, making recultivating currently unused farmland an interesting alternative. The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 led to widespread abandonment of agricultural lands, but the extent and spatial patterns of abandonment(More)
a r t i c l e i n f o Keywords: Agricultural land abandonment Accuracy assessment Change detection Eastern Europe Land use Land use model Land use pattern Land cover change Landsat Multi-date Multi-seasonal Maximum likelihood classifier Support vector machines SVM Many terrestrial biomes are experiencing intensifying human land use. However, reductions in(More)
Electronic waste is a widespread environmental problem. From all waste streams, e-waste is registering one of the largest growing rates (between 3% and 5%). In Mexico, the e-waste recovery system comprises a mix of formal and informal sectors not well known to date. The goal of this article was to analyze electronic waste in Mexico through the active actors(More)
A principal goal of grassland management is to minimize the use of artificial fertilizers by maximising the productivity of nitrogen-fixing leguminous plants such as clovers. The objective of this study was to investigate whether a plant-growth-promoting strain of the free-living rhizosphere fungus Trichoderma hamatum (GD12) could be used as a natural and(More)
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