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Peer-reviewed Article
In Remote Sensing
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Image segmentation and geographic object-based image analysis (GEOBIA) were proposed around the turn of the century as a means to analyze high-spatial-resolution remote sensing images. Since then, object-based approaches have been used to analyze a wide range of images for numerous applications. In this Editorial, we present some highlights of...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Remote Sensing
Author:
Shahab
Jozdani
Land use/land cover (LULC) maps are now being used across disciplines for many different types of applications, e.g., to analyze urban heat islands or rainfall-runoff dynamics. Traditional map accuracy metrics are limited in this regard, as they only assess LULC map thematic accuracy. In reality, some types of misclassification lead to larger...
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The IGES NDC Database compiles the main features of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), which were communicated by the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in order to present the targets and measures that will be taken in order to implement the Paris Agreement, according to countries’ national...
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IGES JCM Database provides detailed information on the JCM MRV methodologies, projects, feasibility studies, and decision-making processes. The JCM is implemented by the Government of Japan with 17 partner countries; Mongolia, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kenya, Maldives, Viet Nam, Lao PDR, Indonesia, Costa Rica, Palau, Cambodia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia...
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Data or Tool
Author:
Takayuki
Ishikawa
Soshi
Yamasaki
Kazuko
Yamaguchi
Tatsushi
Hemmi
This spreadsheet estimates the potential supply of certified emission reductions (CERs) under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) for the period up to 2020. Data used for this calculation sheet can be downloaded from Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (2020) website. The UNFCCC secretariat and IGES has signed the memorandum of...
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The List of Grid Emission Factors aims to provide information to be utilized for research and analysis regarding emissions from electricity generation. A "grid emission factor" refers to a CO2 emission factor (tCO2/MWh) which will be associated with each unit of electricity provided by an electricity system. It is a parameter to determine the...
Commissioned Report
本報告書は、環境省委託事業「2019 年度二国間クレジット制度の対象国における効率的な制度実施体制の検討等及びMRV 等の実施支援委託業務」に関する成果をまとめたものである。本業務では、JCMパートナー国におけるJCMの効果的な実施のための透明性の向上並びにJCMのプロジェクトサイクル下でのMRV手続の円滑な実施及びJCMプロジェクトのさらなる拡大に資することを目的として、対象国等における各種コンサルテーション、ワークショップ・セミナー等の実施、MRV手法の検討並びにその適切な実施のための支援などを行った。
Commissioned Report
本報告書は、環境省委託事業「2019 年度二国間クレジット制度(JCM)に関する世界銀行との協力及びSDGs への貢献等調査支援委託業務」に関する成果をまとめたものである。本業務では、2019年7月に締結された世界銀行と環境省間のJCMに関する協力覚書に基づき、パリ協定6条の実施やJCMプロジェクトのスケールアップ、国際展開の推進等に向け、案件発掘や情報発信等に関する支援業務を実施するとともに、JCMを通じたSDGsの達成評価や具体的な貢献等の調査、JCMとSDGsの連携に向けた戦略策定等を行った。
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IGES CDM Monitoring and Issuance Database aims at providing comprehensive, organised information on the CDM projects registered by UNFCCC EB. The listed information helps users to organise the results of the CER issuance procedures for project activities after monitoring. All the information is extracted from publicly available sources on the...
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IGES CDM Investment Analysis Database aims to provide organised information that has been used for investment analysis to demonstrate the additionality of the project activities.The listed information helps users to search for specific information on each registered, rejected and withdrawn project more easily and it also enables them to use...