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Global pattern for the effect of climate and land cover on water yield.
Research results on the effects of land cover change on water resources vary greatly and the topic remains controversial. Here we use published data worldwide to examine the validity of Fuh'sExpand
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Estimating wide range Total Suspended Solids concentrations from MODIS 250-m imageries: An improved method
Abstract The objective of this study was to evaluate the performance of moderate resolution imaging spectroradiometer (MODIS) 250 m based TSS (Total Suspended Solids) retrieval model for developingExpand
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Study on the cooling effects of urban parks on surrounding environments using Landsat TM data: a case study in Guangzhou, southern China
The temperature cooling effects of ten urban parks on surrounding environments in Guangzhou, southern China, are analysed and quantified using Landsat Thematic Mapper data. The results show thatExpand
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Regression and analytical models for estimating mangrove wetland biomass in South China using Radarsat images
Mangrove wetlands have been rapidly diminishing because of human pressures worldwide. The Guangdong Province in South China, which has the largest area of mangrove wetlands in the nation, is underExpand
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Decarbonizing China’s Urban Agglomerations
China’s urban agglomerations contribute 64 percent to China’s energy-related CO2 emissions and thus play a vital role in determining the future of climate change. There is little informationExpand
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Modeling the optimal ecological security pattern for guiding the urban constructed land expansions
Abstract Rapid urbanization has induced numerous ecological and environmental issues seriously threatening the ecological security. The ecological security pattern (ESP), an effective way forExpand
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Multistage scenario-based interval-stochastic programming for planning water resources allocation
In this study, a multistage scenario-based interval-stochastic programming (MSISP) method is developed for water-resources allocation under uncertainty. MSISP improves upon the existing multistageExpand
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Prediction of soil organic matter content in a litchi orchard of South China using spectral indices
Abstract An important drawback of the partial least squares regression (PLSR) method is the complexity of the transfer of spectral prediction models from one sensor to another. The performance ofExpand
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An enhanced MODIS remote sensing model for detecting rainfall effects on sediment plume in the coastal waters of Apalachicola Bay.
Mapping of total suspended solids (TSS) was conducted to investigate rainstorm-induced characteristic of sediment plume in the coastal waters of Apalachicola Bay. An improved TSS quadratic polynomialExpand
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The Microwave Temperature Vegetation Drought Index (MTVDI) based on AMSR-E brightness temperatures for long-term drought assessment across China (2003–2010)
Abstract Satellite-based drought indices have been proved to be effective and convenient in detecting drought conditions at regional and global scales. However, most current drought indices are basedExpand
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