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Peer-reviewed Article
In ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information
Author:
Saeid
Gharechelou
Ryutaro
Tateishi
Josaphat
Sumantyo

Soil moisture is a critical component for Earth science studies, and Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) data have high potential for retrieving soil moisture using backscattering models. In this study, polarimetric SAR (PALSAR: Phased Array type L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar) data and polarimetric decompositions including span, entropy/H/alpha, and...

Translation of non-IGES Material

森林に関するニューヨーク宣言(NYDF)の目標7は、「国際的に合意されたルールに則り、2度目標に適うべく、2020年以降の気候に関する世界的な合意の一部として、森林減少と森林劣化による排出量の削減を2015年に合意すること」である。国際的な気候アジェンダにおいて森林が極めて重要な役割を果たすということが、パリ協定に明記されたことで、森林に関するニューヨーク宣言(NYDF)の目標7は達成されたことになる。しかし、気候危機を緩和するためには森林が不可欠であるという国際的な認識にもかかわらず、世界中で森林減少と劣化が続いており、世界的に森林の保護、回復、持続可能な管理がかつてないほど急務となっている。そのため、NYDFアセスメントパートナーズは、世界の森林の保護、回復...

Policy Report

The ASEAN State of Climate Change Report (ASCCR) provides an overall outlook of the state of play of climate change issues in the ASEAN region. ASCCR is also a forward-looking report, which includes recommendations on making the transition toward 2030 and on to 2050 for both adaptation and mitigation, considering ASEAN’s development context and the...

Training or Learning Material

This training module was developed as a supplementary training and learning resource for the “Guidelines for Safe Closure and Rehabilitation of Municipal Solid Waste Dumpsites in Sri Lanka,” published by the Ministry of Environment, Sri Lanka. The training Module was designed under the guidance of the Secretary, Director, Assistant Director and...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Rural Studies
Author:
Hiroyuki
Kubota
Sawako
Shigeto
Takahiro
Yoshida
Yoshiki
Yamagata

The global population is concentrating unprecedentedly into urban areas, raising concerns on global sustainability and human well-being. There also exists a niche trend of migration from urban to rural areas particularly in countries with post-industrial economies. This paper investigated values of migration expressed by the migrants arrived in...

Discussion Paper

Our lifestyles, through the impacts of our day-to-day activities such as eating, moving and commuting, heating and cooling our homes, taking work and care responsibilities, and so on, have become major threats to the sustainability of the environment. We are living beyond our ecological means and experiencing both very serious impacts on...

Discussion Paper

私達の日々の暮らしを営む行動、例えば食べる、移動する、家を暖めたり冷やしたりする、家族の世話をする、働くといった行動は、環境のサステナビリティに大きな影響を与える要素の1つである。私達は、地球や地域の環境容量を超えたものを消費し、生物多様性、生態系や気候に取り返しのつかない影響を及ぼしている。それだけではない。現在の私達の暮らしは、社会的な不平等を広げ、心と体の健康を害している。経済発展と都市化が多くの国で続くと予想されるなかで、私達の大量消費型の暮らしを、環境や社会への影響が少ない責任ある暮らしに変えていく必要がある。また同時に、多くの社会において、人々が環境、経済や社会の状況の急激な変化に見舞われ、安定と安全を欠く暮らしをしているということも事実である。私達は...

Discussion Paper

Our lifestyles, through the impacts of our day-to-day activities such as eating, moving and commuting, heating and cooling our homes, taking work and care responsibilities, and so on, have become major threats to the sustainability of the environment. We are living beyond our ecological means and experiencing both very serious impacts on...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Land Degradation & Development
Author:
Deha
Umarhadi
Ram
Avtar
Wirastuti
Widyatmanti
Ali
Yunus
Khaled
Khedher
Gulab
Singh

Full text available at: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/share/author/CJXTXC7FFCKFZBJBWH2H?targe…

 

Peatlands in tropical regions like Indonesia are undergoing irreversible subsidence due to changes in land use (e.g., deforestation) and land management practices (e.g., drainage alteration), resulting in massive amounts of soil...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Computers, Environment and Urban Systems
Author:
Ronald
Estoque
Xuecao
Li
Ram
Avtar
Damasa
Macandog

Many developing countries in Asia are experiencing rapid urban expansion in climate hazard prone areas. To support climate resilient urban planning efforts, here we present an approach for simulating future urban land-use changes and evaluating potential flood exposure at a high spatial resolution (30 m) and national scale. As a case study, we...