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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 Remote Sensing
Author:
Shahab
Jozdani
Dongmei
Chen
Wenjun
Chen
Sylvain
Leblanc
Christian
Prévost
Julie
Lovitt
Liming
He

Lichen is an important food source for caribou in Canada. Lichen mapping using remote sensing (RS) images could be a challenging task, however, as lichens generally appear in unevenly distributed, small patches, and could resemble surficial features. Moreover, collecting lichen labeled data (reference data) is expensive, which restricts the...

Book

Using “the sharing paradigm” as a guiding concept, this book demonstrates that “sharing” has much greater potential to make rural society resilient, sustainable and inclusive through enriching all four sharing dimensions: informal, mediated, communal and commercial sharing. The chapters are divided into two parts, one that focuses on case studies...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Remote Sensing
Author:
Shahab
Jozdani
Dongmei
Chen

With the advent of high-spatial resolution (HSR) satellite imagery, urban land use/land cover (LULC) mapping has become one of the most popular applications in remote sensing. Due to the importance of context information (e.g., size/shape/texture) for classifying urban LULC features, Geographic Object-Based Image Analysis (GEOBIA) techniques are...

Issue Brief
Author:

The GEF-Satoyama Project has been working to realize society in harmony with nature by mainstreaming conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity in production landscapes and seascapes. This issue brief is a compilation of lessons learned on biodiversity in production landscapes and seascapes from ten demonstration projects from around the...

Submission to Policy Process
Author:
Takeo
Tadono
Masato
Hayashi
Osamu
Ochiai
Mariko
Harada
Ko
Hamamoto
Takashi
Nishimura
Takahiro
Ikenoue
Mari
Miura
Hiroki
Miyazono
Hiroaki
Okonogi
Pedro Alberto Bignelli
Nara Vidal Pantoja
Daniel Moraes de Freitas

(Japanese title: 熱帯林違法伐採の検知(JJ-FAST))

This submission provides our input for the first Global Stocktake under the Paris Agreement. Our input focuses on a satellite-based deforestation monitoring system for tropical forests, “JICA-JAXA Forest Early Warning System in the Tropics (JJ-FAST)”.

Summary of the submission:

  • A satellite-based...
Book

日本の「レンジャー」が体験したアメリカの国立公園での長期滞在ボランティア。それは、それまでの“アメリカの国立公園”観を覆す衝撃的な体験だった。国立公園到着の翌日から始まった体当たりのフィールドワーク、2度のアメリカ横断。2つの国立公園での長期研修と首都ワシントンでの内務省魚類野生生物局での実務研修を通じてようやく理解できたアメリカの自然保護政策とは!? ボランティアの活用、モニタリング調査、イメージ戦略など、国立公園を訪れただけではわからない舞台裏を、日米の国立公園と国立野生生物保護区の比較しながら描き出す。国立公園ボランティアへの応募や国立公園での生活の様子などもまじえながら、アメリカの国立公園でのボランティアの役割や活躍の様子なども紹介。なお...

Peer-reviewed Article
In ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information

A new method was developed for mapping forest, agricultural, and urban land cover using remote sensing imagery. It is designed to better detect small land cover objects (e.g. small forest or agricultural patches) and monitor their change (e.g. fine-scale deforestation) using freely-available satellite imagery.

Conference Proceeding
Author:
Sacha
Amaruzaman
Verónica
Rojo
Bibiana
Vilá
Himangana
Gupta

On Thursday 2 December 2021, United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) and Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) convened a session entitled “Landscape Approaches for Biodiversity, Climate Change and Sustainable Development Co-benefits” at the 13th International Forum for Sustainable Asia...