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Peer-reviewed Article
In Water
Author:
Abdul
Kadir
Zia
Ahmed
Md. Misbah
Uddin
Zhixiao
Xie

This study aims to assess the impacts of land use and land cover (LULC) changes on
the water quality of the Surma river in Bangladesh. For this, seasonal water quality changes were
assessed in comparison to the LULC changes recorded from 2010 to 2019. Obtained results from this
study indicated that pH, electrical conductivity (EC), and total...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Forests
Author:
Sachchidanand
Singh
Harikesh
Singh
Vishal
Sharma
Vaibhav
Shrivastava
Shruti
Kanga
Netrananda
Sahu
Gowhar
Meraj
Majid
Farooq
Suraj Kumar
Singh

Forests are an important natural resource and are instrumental in sustaining environmental
sustainability. Burning biomass in forests results in greenhouse gas emissions, many of which are longlived.
Precise and consistent broad-scale monitoring of fire intensity is a valuable tool for analyzing
climate and ecological changes related to fire...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Water
Author:
Mrittika
BASU

The connections between the scientific findings and SDG-6 are often not clear, which results in increasing the gap between technical developments and academic discourse, and the policy practitioners and/or implementers. The present paper explores the existing scientific research on water that directly connects to SDG 6 using the bibliometric...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Remote Sensing
Author:
Shahab
Jozdani
Dongmei
Chen
Wenjun
Chen
Sylvain
Leblanc
Julie
Lovitt
Liming
He
Robert
Fraser

Illumination variations in non-atmospherically corrected high-resolution satellite (HRS) images acquired at different dates/times/locations pose a major challenge for large-area environmental mapping and monitoring. This problem is exacerbated in cases where a classification model is trained only on one image (and often limited training data) but...

Peer-reviewed Article
In 環境情報科学論文集
Author:
再奎
貴志
岩川
道徳
木村
孝典
松井
啓子
智宏
芳賀
滋賀県を対象とし,ネットゼロ社会の実現に向けた地域主導型の木質バイオマスエネルギー利用シ ナリオを作成した。シナリオ中では,木質バイオマスの需給量,作業時間,経済効果などを定量的に求めた 上で,自然を基盤とする解決策(NbS)の観点から,シナリオの実現が地域社会にもたらしうる便益を多面 的に推計,評価した。多面的な便益の定量評価は,社会課題を解決するための取り組みの進捗管理や長期的 モニタリングにも有用であることを示唆した。シナリオの実現に必要な要素として,木質バイオマスをエネ ルギーとして利用する際の,利用者やコミュニティに求められる行動変化や活動変化について考察した。 Targeting Shiga Prefecture, the study proposed energy...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Urban Forestry & Urban Greening
Author:
Mrittika
BASU
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Ronald C. Estoque
Priyanka
Mitra

Although many researchers highlight the benefits of Urban Green Spaces (UGS) to city dwellers, understanding of residents’ emotional association with UGS remains an incomplete and exciting area of place research. In this study, we conducted an empirical assessment of residents’ Place Attachment (PA) towards UGS in the Greater Tokyo region. For this...

Policy Brief

Agricultural certification schemes are increasingly requiring concession holders to prevent deforestation when they develop plantations but do not sufficiently address forest restoration, which is necessary to prevent further biodiversity loss. This policy brief recommends, by focusing on palm oil, that agricultural certification schemes strengthen...

Book Chapter
In Managing Aquifer Recharge: A Showcase for Resilience and Sustainability
Author:
Karen G.
Villholth
Tsutomu
Ichikawa

In this novel and integrated MAR approach, an offsetting scheme under the concept of payment for ecosystem services (PES) is used to enhance groundwater recharge along the Shirakawa River in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan. The scheme gives a cash incentive to farmers who pond their abandoned rice fields for groundwater recharge. For a specified period...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Earth Systems and Environment
Author:
Tasnim Abdary
Anonna
Zia
Ahmed
Rafiul
Alam
Md. Masud
Karim
Zhixiao
Xie
Fei
Zhang
Jesus
Simal-Gandara

This study aims to assess the water quality of the Mahananda River in Bangladesh and its suitability for drinking and agricultural uses. For water quality determination, 15 samples were collected from different sites of the Mahananda River to calculate Water Quality Index (WQI) and Entropy Water Quality Index (EWQI). Result shows that among...

Peer-reviewed Article
In APN Science Bulletin
Author:

CONSERVATION, RESTORATION AND management of forest resources are critical for addressing climate change. Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) are a vehicle for targeted climate actions, including those related to forest management, by countries towards contributing global efforts agreed under the Paris Agreement. Operationalizing climate...