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Peer-reviewed Article
In Water

Microplastics (MPs) are an emerging pollutant in the aquatic environment, and this has gradually been recognized in the Asian region. This systematic review study, using the Scopus database, provides an insightful understanding of the spatial distribution of scientific studies on MPs in freshwater conducted across the Asian region, utilized...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Hydrology
Author:
Krishna Kumar
Sinha
Mukesh Kumar
Gupta
Malay Kumar
Banerjee
Gowhar
Meraj
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Shruti
Kanga
Majid
Farooq
Netrananda
Sahu

In this paper, the quality of a source of drinking water is assessed by measuring eight water quality (WQ) parameters using 710 samples collected from a water-stressed region of India, Jodhpur Rajasthan. The entire sample was divided into ten groups representing different geographic locations. Using American Public Health Association (APHA)...

Technical Report
Author:
Carlos
Riano

This report covers the technical assessment of the voluntary submission of Thailand on its proposed forest reference emission level (FREL) and forest reference level (FRL) in accordance with decision 13/CP.19. The author at IGES (Chisa Umemiya) served as a member of the technical assessment team.

Book Chapter
In Groundwater for Sustainable Livelihoods and Equitable Growth
Author:
Paul
Pavelic
D.
Suhardiman
O.
Keovilignavong
C.
Clément
J.
Vinckevleugel
S.M.
Bohsung
K.
Xiong
L.
Valee
M.
Viossanges
S.
Douangsavanh
T.
Sotoukee
K.G.
Villholth
K.
Vongsathiane

Groundwater offers smallholder farmers in the lowlands of Lao PDR opportunities to diversify cropping beyond wet season paddy and thus enhance their livelihoods while reducing climate risks. This chapter focuses on evaluating existing and specifically developed groundwater irrigation options on the Vientiane Plain, and framing the findings around...

Working Paper
Author:
Iordanis
Tzamtzis
Atsushi
Sato
Mirella
Salvatore
Martial
Bernoux
Masahiro
Amano

Despite the growing global support for capacity building to improve soil management, the estimation and reporting of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and removals, especially from mineral soils in national GHG inventories, is still very limited. In 2021, the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and FAO conducted a global survey to...

Book Chapter
In Blue-Green Infrastructure across Asian Countries: Improving Urban Resilience and Sustainability
Author:
Herlin
Chien
Kensuke
Fukushi
With the mounting pressure of urbanization, how innovative blue-green infrastructure (BGI) can restore the ecosystem services of urban rivers is a timely issue for any densely populated city seeking to improve its resilience and sustainability through ecosystem-based solutions. Yet, the implementation of BGI is not hazard-free. Its success usually...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Remote Sensing
Author:
Muzamil Ahmad
Rather
Gowhar
Meraj
Majid
Farooq
Bashir Ahmad
Shiekh
Shruti
Kanga
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Netrananda
Sahu
Surya Prakash
Tiwari

In September 2014, Kashmir witnessed a catastrophic flood resulting in a significant loss
of lives and property. Such massive losses could have been avoided if any structural support such
as dams were constructed in the Jhelum basin, which has a history of devastating floods. The GIS based
multicriteria analysis (MCA) model provided three...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Anthropocene Science
Author:
Priya
Priyadarshini
Amit Kumar
Bundela
Alexandros
Gasparatos
Lindsay C.
Stringer
Shalini
Dhyani
Chintala Sudhakar
Reddy
Himlal
Baral
Roldan
Muradian
Madhav
Karki
Purushothaman Chirakkuzhyil
Abhilash
Josep
Peñuelas

Reversing ecosystem degradation and halting global biodiversity loss due to climate change and other anthropogenic drivers are essential for socio-economic development and human wellbeing, as well as for advancing global sustainability. The latest initiative in this direction is the ‘Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework’, which establishes a...

Peer-reviewed Article
In International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation
Author:
Shahab
Jozdani
Dongmei
Chen
Darren
Pouliot

Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) are one of the most creative advances in Deep Learning (DL) in recent years. The Remote Sensing (RS) community has adopted GANs quickly, and reported successful use in a wide variety of applications. Given a sharp increase in research on GANs in the field of RS, there is a need for an in-depth review of the...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Urban Science
Author:
Bui Thi Bich
Lien
Nguyen Thi Thanh
Ngan
Trinh Trung Tri
Dang
Tran Thi Kim
Hong
Tran Van
Ty
Ram
Avtar
Huynh Vuong Thu
Minh

Protected places such as nature reserves (NRs) are used to maintain ecological balance,
biodiversity, and support surrounding ecosystems. However, the development and operation of
infrastructure such as dikes and sluice gates in NRs, as seen in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta
(VMD), often adversely affects the hydrological regime and water quality...