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Peer-reviewed Article
In ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information
Author:
Liang
Zhou
Lei
Ma
Ziyun
Yan
Feixue
Li
Manchun
Li

Accurate urban morphology provided by Local Climate Zones (LCZ), a universal surface classification scheme, offers opportunities for studies of urban heat risk, urban ventilation, and transport planning. In recent years, researchers have attempted to generate LCZ maps worldwide with the World Urban Database and Access Portal Tools (WUDAPT). However...

Policy Brief
Author:
Precious
Benjamin
Jazel Nico
Cruz
Dang
Espita-Casanova

This policy brief aims to answer a critical question: how can policymakers, civil society, and researchers address air pollution, climate change, and socioeconomic equity with inclusive solutions?  The brief argues that much of the answer will involve reframing how policymakers, civil society groups, and researchers perceive the interrelationship...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Environmental Management
Author:
Ronald
Estoque
Yan
Gao
Toshiya
Matsuura
Takeshi
Toma
Yasumata
Hirata
Rodel
Lasco

Forest ecosystems play an indispensable role in addressing various pressing sustainability and social-ecological challenges such as climate change, biodiversity loss, and ecosystem services deterioration, hence the monitoring of the world's forests is crucial. As part of the global forest assessment workflow, a forest is generally classified and...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Land
Author:
Vindhya
Basnayaka
Jayanga
Samarasinghe
Miyuru
Gunathilake
Nitin
Muttil
Dileepa
Hettiarachchi
Upaka
Rathnayake

River meandering and anabranching have become major problems in many large rivers that carry significant amounts of sediment worldwide. The morphodynamics of these rivers are complex due to the temporal variation of flows. However, the availability of remote sensing data and geographic information systems (GISs) provides the opportunity to analyze...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Remote Sensing
Author:
Gowhar
Meraj
Shruti
Kanga
Abhijeet
Ambadkar
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Majid
Farooq
Akshay
Rai
Netrananda
Sahu

Globally, estimating crop acreage and yield is one of the most critical issues that policy and
decision makers need for assessing annual crop productivity and food supply. Nowadays, satellite
remote sensing and geographic information system (GIS) can enable the estimation of these crop
production parameters over large geographic areas. The...

Peer-reviewed Article
In International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Author:
Hooman
Farzaneh
Mehrnoosh
Dashti
Dagvadorj
Damdin
Zifei
Nie

This article quantifies the environmental, health, and economic co-benefits from the use of solar electricity and heat generation in the Ger area (a sub-district of traditional residences and private houses) in Ulaanbaatar (UB), Mongolia. The quantification of the featured co-benefits is based on calculating emissions reductions from the...

Issue Brief
Author:

The long-standing relationship between Japan and India forms a favourable precursor for the countries to collaborate further under the Article 6 mechanisms of the Paris Agreement. While Japan’s support to India for promoting low-carbon technology and clean energy use can help minimise carbon emissions, the partnership will in turn give greater...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Land
Author:
Mohsin
Fayaz
Gowhar
Meraj
Sheik Abdul
Khader
Majid
Farooq
Shruti
Kanga
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Netrananda
Sahu

Landslides are critical natural disasters characterized by a downward movement of land
masses. As one of the deadliest types of disasters worldwide, they have a high death toll every year
and cause a large amount of economic damage. The transition between urban and rural areas is
characterized by highways, which, in rugged Himalayan terrain...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Environmental Information Science
Author:
Noriko
SHIMIZU
Masako
IKEGAMI

This study intends to identify conditions that determine the characteristics of donors who allocate a larger share of Official Development Assistance (ODA) to climate change mitigation (mitigation ODA) following the adoption of the Paris Agreement. The study uses fuzzy-set qualitative comparative analysis (fsQCA) which allows us to examine...

Book Chapter
In The UN Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2022 (GAR 2022)
Author:
T. Goto, H. Sakai, A. Dewi, S. Jayasinghe, S. Basnayake, R.D. Kartiko, N.M.S.I. Arambepola

[Please refer to Page 74 in GAR2022 where this work is cited. The full paper will be online soon at the same website as GAR2022]

The rapidly changing socio-economic landscape of the Southeast Asian countries is an important driver for systemic risks such as climate change and hydro-geological disasters.  Global processes such as the SFDRR, the...