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Understanding Land-Use and Land-cover Change in Global and Regional Context

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ISBN 9781578083657
Published January 8, 2005 by CRC Press
350 Pages

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Book Description

Most of the papers of this book were presented in the "IGU-LUCC 2003 Moscow Workshop on Global and Regional Land Use/Cover Changes" and at International Conference "Society and Environment Interaction Under Global and Regional Changes" which was held in Barnaul (Altai), Russia in summer 2003.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Global Trends of Land-Use and Land-Cover Change and their Interaction with Global Environmental Changes: Globalization of the Studies of Land-Use and Land-Cover Change; Interactions of Society and Environment in Economically and Ecologically Marginal Lands; Climate Change and its Impact on Agricultural Production in Russia; Indicative Properties of Agricultural Landscapes for Studying Global and Local Changes of Environment within Taiga Zone of the Russian Plain; Interaction between Major Agricultural Ecosystems and the Global Change in Eastern China Part 2: Regional Diversity and Trends of Land-Use and Land-Cover Changes: Environmental Effects of Land-Use Change in the Last 50 Years in Suizhou, Hubei Province, China; Change in Land Cover and Cultural Landscapes in South-Western Part of Moscow Region, Russia; Historical Changes of Czech Landscapes in 1845-2000 and their Natural and Social Driving Forces Studied at Different Spatial Levels; Development of Connotations in Land Consolidation in China Part 3: Integration of Environmental, Socio-Economic and Historical Knowledge of Land-Use and Land-Cover Changes: Drivers of Agricultural Land-Use Change in Scotland; Political Events Factoring into Land-Use Changes in Czechia in the 20th Century; Land-Cover Changes by Land-Use Changes on the Islands of Elba and Malta, Mediterranean Sea; Land Use in Brazil: Major Contemporary Changes and their Driving Forces Part 4: Documentation, Classification and Mapping Issues: Documenting Land-Use Change in China Using Digital Video, GPS, and GIS Technologies; Landscape Approach for Land-Use/Land-Cover Classification and Mapping at Different Scales; Forest Cover Mapping of Uttaranchal State, India; Examination of Land-Use and Land-Cover Changes in North Korea since the 1970s: Application of Image Regression Analysis Using NDVI from Landsat Data; Electronic Landscape-Historical Atlas and Investigation of Land-Use Dynamics in Moscow Region, Russia Part 5: Land-Use Management and

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