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Remote Sensing for Grassland Management in the Arid Southwest
Abstract We surveyed a group of rangeland managers in the Southwest about vegetation monitoring needs on grassland. Based on their responses, the objective of the RANGES (Rangeland Analysis UtilizingExpand
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The relationship between marijuana initiation and dropping out of high school.
The prevalence of marijuana use among young people has risen rapidly in recent years, causing concern over the potential impact on academic performance of such use. While recent studies have examinedExpand
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Exploring Complexity in a Human–Environment System: An Agent-Based Spatial Model for Multidisciplinary and Multiscale Integration
Abstract Traditional approaches to studying human–environment interactions often ignore individual-level information, do not account for complexities, or fail to integrate cross-scale orExpand
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RANGES improves satellite-based information and land cover assessments in southwest United States
Because of its influence on hydrology climate, and global biogeochemical cycles, land cover change may be the most significant agent of global environmental change. Land degradation results not onlyExpand
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Empirical estimation of total phosphorus concentration in the mainstream of the Qiantang River in China using Landsat TM data
Eutrophication is a serious environmental problem in Qiantang River, the largest river in the Zhejiang Province of southeast China. Increased phosphorus concentration is thought to be the major causeExpand
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Quantitative assess the driving forces on the grassland degradation in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, in China
Abstract Grassland degradation in the Qinghai–Tibet Plateau (QTP), has attracted considerable concern because of its negative influence on the development of the local economy and the ecologicalExpand
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Using artificial neural networks to map the spatial distribution of understorey bamboo from remote sensing data
Understorey vegetation is a critical component of biodiversity and an essential habitat component for many wildlife species. However, compared to overstorey, information about understorey vegetationExpand
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Quantifying nitrous oxide emissions from Chinese grasslands with a process-based model
As one of the largest land cover types, grassland can potentially play an important role in the ecosystem ser- vices of natural resources in China. Nitrous oxide (N2O) is a major greenhouse gasExpand
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Impacts of land use/cover classification accuracy on regional climate simulations
[1] Land use/cover change has been recognized as a key component in global change. Various land cover data sets, including historically reconstructed, recently observed, and future projected, haveExpand
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Monitoring Rice Agriculture across Myanmar Using Time Series Sentinel-1 Assisted by Landsat-8 and PALSAR-2
Assessment and monitoring of rice agriculture over large areas has been limited by cloud cover, optical sensor spatial and temporal resolutions, and lack of systematic or open access radar. DenseExpand
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