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  1. Library Resource

    Volume 8 Issue 11

    Peer-reviewed publication
    December, 2019
    Philippines

    Ifugao province of the Philippines has a traditional muyong forest system that supplies water and prevents soil erosion of the world-famous Ifugao rice terraces. The socio-political structure of Ifugao has been the key to the maintenance and communal use of land, as well as the muyong forest, without causing excessive damage to the land. Recently, the Ifugao is facing various challenges viz. deforestation, slash-and-burn, introduction of commercial rice, and climate change.

  2. Library Resource

    Volume 8 Issue 8

    Peer-reviewed publication
    August, 2019
    Timor-Leste, South-Eastern Asia

    Land restitution carries implicit recognition of some previous claim to ownership, but when are first claims recognized? The concepts of first possession and original acquisition have long been used as entry points to Western concepts of property. For Austronesia, the concept of precedence is used in customary systems to justify and describe land claims and Indigenous authority. Conflict and political change in Timor-Leste have highlighted the co-existence of multiple understandings of land claims and their legitimacy.

  3. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2012
    Thailand

    Objective of study were to simulate size area of land use change in Phitsanulok province from 2552 to 2560 B.E., and decided agriculture area and forest area, and to be use as a guideline map for formulating the land use and forest conservation, In Phitsanulok province. Geographic Information System couples with CLUE-S model by Logistic Regression and Markov chain model were used to predict of future land use in Phitsanulok province.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 2006
    India, Vietnam, Thailand

    ICRISAT's intervention in the project 'improving management of natural resources for sustainable rainfed agriculture' funded by the Asian Development Bank aims to increase the productivity and sustainability of the medium and high-water holding capacity soils in the intermediate rainfall ecoregion in India, Vietnam, and Thailand. The study examines the productivity of soybean during the 1999 rainy season in one of the benchmark sites in Lateri watershed, Vidisha district, Madhya Pradesh, India.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1995
    Malaysia, South-Eastern Asia

    This paper describes a number of pieces of work that we have carried out in connection with surface temperature, making use if satellite thermal infrared data. The study involves estimating land surface temperature, sea surface temperature, land sub-surface temperature and forest fires. A plane-parallel radiative transfer model was used to derive a multi-channel method for retriving land surface temperature from space. The perfomance and reliability of this algorithm has been tested for a dry atmosphere whose value of surface temperature lies between 255 and 280 K.

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