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Monitoring land-cover changes: A comparison of change detection techniques
  • J. Mas
  • Environmental Science
  • 1999
Six change detection procedures were tested using Landsat MultiSpectral Scanner (MSS) images for detecting areas of changes in the region of the Terminos Lagoon, a coastal zone of the State ofExpand
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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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The application of artificial neural networks to the analysis of remotely sensed data
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Artificial neural networks (ANNs) have become a popular tool in the analysis of remotely sensed data. Expand
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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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Comparison of pixel‐based and object‐oriented image classification approaches—a case study in a coal fire area, Wuda, Inner Mongolia, China
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Pixel‐based and object‐oriented classifications were tested for land‐cover mapping in a coal fire area. Expand
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Inductive pattern-based land use/cover change models: A comparison of four software packages
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We applied the four models to a virtual case study presenting four types of transitions and the simulated prospective maps. Expand
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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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Assessing protected area effectiveness using surrounding (buffer) areas environmentally similar to the target area
  • J. Mas
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Environmental monitoring and assessment
  • 1 June 2005
Many studies are based on the assumption that an area and its surrounding (buffer) area present similar environmental conditions and can be compared. For example, in order to assess the effectivenessExpand
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Modelling deforestation using GIS and artificial neural networks
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This study aims to predict the spatial distribution of tropical deforestation using an artificial neural networks (ANNs) approach. Expand
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A COMPARISON OF THE PERFORMANCE OF PIXEL-BASED AND OBJECT-BASED CLASSIFICATIONS OVER IMAGES WITH VARIOUS SPATIAL RESOLUTIONS
In the last two decades, advances in computer technology, earth observation sensors and GIS science, led to the development of “Object-based Image Analysis (OBIA)” as an alternative to theExpand
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