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Peer-reviewed Article
In Geomorphology
Author:
Haireti
Alifu
Jean-Francois
Vuillaume
Yukiko
Hirabayashi
Debris cover on glacier surfaces hampers the accurate detection of debris-covered ice using traditional techniques based on image band ratios. Therefore, this study tests a new automatic classification scheme for hierarchical mapping of glacier surfaces based on machine learning classifiers including k-nearest neighbors (KNN), support vector...
Technical Report
Author:
Michael
Lettenmeier
Viivi
Toivio
This report demonstrates that changes in consumption patterns and dominant lifestyles are a critical and integral part of the solutions package to addressing climate change. The report fills a gap in the existing research by establishing global targets for lifestyle carbon footprints, examining current consumption patterns and their impacts on...
Commentary (Op. Ed)
Author:
Michael
Lettenmeier
Viivi
Toivio
This commentary summarises the key findings and implications of the study on Lifestyle Carbon Footprints: Long-term targets and case studies of the carbon footprints of household consumption. This study introduces and develops an approach to establishing lifestyle carbon footprints: greenhouse gases directly emitted during and indirectly induced by...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Remote Sensing
Author:
Haireti
Alifu
Yukiko
Hirayabashi
Jean-Francois
Vuillaume
Akihiko
Kondoh
Minoru
Urai
The Shaksgam Valley, located on the north side of the Karakoram Mountains of western China, is situated in the transition zone between the Indian monsoon system and dry arid climate zones. Previous studies have reported abnormal behaviors of the glaciers in this region compared to the global trend of glacier retreat, so the region is of special...
Commissioned Report
The basic survey on development of “Asia Pacific 3R White Paper” project conducted the basic survey and institutionalization of experts/researchers group for development for the Asia Pacific 3R white paper (tentative title). In addition, the zero draft of writing guideline for Asia Pacific 3R white paper was developed initially for the development...
Presentation

Recycling business in developing Asia: policy recommendations

ARC working group, Surabaya
This presentation describes finding of an ADB project on investigation of recycling business in developing Asian countries: China, India, Malaysia and Thailand.Remarks:For working group discussion only.
Commissioned Report
Author:
Theng Lee Chong
Li Jinhui
Piya
WANPEN
Prasad
MODAK
Due to a rapid increase in waste generation in Asia, recycling businesses are increasing their already significant contribution to sustainable solid waste management. At the same time, improper practices of recycling businesses can also generate serious health and environmental impacts. There is therefore a clear need to promote the scaling up of...
Commissioned Report

Draft final report: RETA 7450 Project Preparation Support for Livable Cities; Component 2: Regional Knowledge Sharing (IGES Component) - Study area 2 Promoting recycling in municipal solid waste management through sustainable business models

Author:
Piya
Wanpen
Jinhui
Li
Prasad
Modak
Theng, Lee Chong
This report provides in-depth analysis of recycling business in Thailand, China, India and Malaysia.