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Peer-reviewed Article
In Climate
Author:
Simran
Bharti
Adyan Ul
Haq
L. T. Sasang
Guite
Shruti
Kanga
Fayma
Mushtaq
Majid
Farooq
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Gowhar
Meraj
Evaluating inherent vulnerability, an intrinsic characteristic becomes imperative for the formulation of adaptation strategies, particularly in highly complex and vulnerable regions of Himalayas. Jammu City, situated in the north-western Himalayas within a transitional zone between the Himalayan range and the plains, is not only susceptible to...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
Author:
Haowei
Xu
Fei
Zhang
Weipeng
Li
Jingchao
Shi
Mou Leong
Tan
This study analyzed the spatial-temporal change pattern and underlying factors in production-living-ecological space (PLES) of Nanchong City, China, over the past 20 years using historical land use data (2000, 2010, 2020). A land use transfer matrix was calculated from the historical land use maps, and spatial analysis was conducted to analyze...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Earth
Author:
Ankush
Rani
Saurabh Kumar
Gupta
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Gowhar
Meraj
Shruti
Kanga
Bojan
Ðurin
Dragana
Doganˇci´c
The main aim of this study is to comprehensively analyze the dynamics of land use and land cover (LULC) changes in the Bathinda region of Punjab, India, encompassing historical, current, and future trends. To forecast future LULC, the Cellular Automaton–Markov Chain (CA) based on artificial neural network (ANN) concepts was used using cartographic...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Climate
Author:
Tauseef
Ahmad
Saurabh Kumar
Gupta
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Gowhar
Meraj
Shruti
Kanga
The Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has presented unprecedented challenges to global health and economic stability. Intriguingly, the necessary lockdown measures, while disruptive to human society, inadvertently led to environmental rejuvenation, particularly noticeable in decreased air pollution and...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Conservation
Author:
Mukta
Sharma
Ritambhara K.
Upadhyay
Gaurav
Tripathi
Naval
Kishore
Achala
Shakya
Gowhar
Meraj
Shruti
Kanga
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Som Nath
Thakur
The NH 58 area in India has been experiencing an increase in landslide occurrences, posing significant threats to local communities, infrastructure, and the environment. The growing need to identify areas prone to landslides for effective disaster risk management, land use planning, and infrastructure development has led to the increased adoption...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
Author:
Chiho
Kamiyama
Keiko
Hori
Takanori
Matsui
Jules
Pretty
Home food production and sharing (home consumption) make up a local community-based food system that has become a custom closely tied to people’s daily life and culture across Japan. In this study, nationwide questionnaire surveys were conducted in 2015 and 2021 to investigate the status and trends of non-commercial home food consumption in Japan...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Climate Change
Author:
Bhavneet
Gulati
Raghu
Sharma
Shruti
Kanga
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Bhartendu
Sajan
Gowhar
Meraj
AL
Ramanathan
Stubble burning in Punjab, India, poses significant environmental challenges, particularly impacting air quality. This study aims to examine the spatial and temporal patterns of stubble burning events and their potential effect on ambient air quality from 2019 to 2022. High-resolution Sentinel-2 satellite imagery was employed to delineate the...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainable Cities and Society
Author:
Lei
Ma
Guoan
Huang
Zhenjie
Chen
Manchun
Li
Ziyun
Yan
Wenfeng
Zhan
Heng
Lu
Weqiang
He
Dongjie
Lan
Assessing heat-related health risks is important for sustainable urban development. Although fine-scale information (e.g., at the community/neighborhood or city block level) is ideal for identifying and mitigating these risks, previous studies have preferred to work at the administrative unit level. High-resolution Local Climate Zone (LCZ) maps, i...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems
Author:
Alexandros
Gasparatos
Graham
von Maltitz
Abubakari
Ahmed
Eric
Eric Brako Dompreh
Marcin
Pawel Jarzebski
Davies
Luhanga
Cyrille
Rigolot
Denise
Patricia Lozano Lazo
The production of commodity crops such as oil palm, sugarcane, cotton or cocoa has important ramifications for sustainability at multiple spatial and temporal scales. Food security is among the most heavily debated impacts of commodity crop production, especially in developing regions characterized by high rates of malnutrition and food insecurity...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental Management
Author:
Mesfin
Sahle
Suneetha
M. Subramanian
Even though the mosaic of different land-use/land-cover types has long contributed to the resilience of socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes in Ethiopia, recent data indicate that their sustainability is under threat. This study aims to evaluate landscape resilience by adopting a set of indicators for enhancing sustainability in the...