Vegetation mapping provides basic information for forest management and planning. In remote sensing research, the process of creating an accurate vegetation map is an important subject. Recently, there has been growing research interest in the object-oriented image classification techniques. The object-oriented image classification consists of multi-dimensional features including object features and thus requires multi-dimensional image classification approaches.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMarch, 2013Japan
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMarch, 2013
This paper points out some defects of the current forest register and proposes a concept of next-generation forest register from the view point of GIS application to forest management. Since the fundamental purpose of the GIS is to conduct spatial analysis of multiple thematic maps, one of the basic requirements for the next-generation forest register is the management of forest information on a thematic map basis by using the spatial analysis function of the forest GIS. The main proposals are as follows.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJuly, 2013Turkey
The Tenth Development Plan of the Republic of Turkey is a National Plan with a cross-sectoral approach and its duration is 4 years between 2014 and 2020.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 2014Belize
Belize's National Environmental Action Plan 2015-2020 is a cross-sectoral plan with a mission to ensure that Belize's development is sound through effective environmental management for present and future generations.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2014Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil, Argentina, South America
La deforestación en Sudamérica afecta principalmente a tres ecosistemas: El Cerrado en Brasil, la selva de Chiquitanos en Bolivia y el Gran Chaco en Bolivia, Paraguay y Argentina, siendo en estos dos últimos países en donde ocurren las mayores transformaciones del paisaje para la producción de commodities para exportación.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchNovember, 2013Myanmar
... Extremely rapid growth in Chinese imports of ‘redwood’, ‘rosewoods’ or ‘Hongmu’ timbers from Myanmar in the past two years is directly driving increased illegal and unsustainable logging, posing a real threat to governance, the rule of law and the viability Myanmar’s dwindling forests. EIA research shows that, based on current trends, the two most targeted Hongmu species in
Myanmar - tamalan and padauk - could be logged to commercial extinction in as little as three years.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2013India
Audit of Forestland diversion and Compensatory afforestation by Comptroller and Auditor General of India. The report provides information on forest land diverted for non-forest use, land diverted for compensatory afforestation, use of funds with identification of gaps and suggestion of corrective measures.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2013Southern Asia, Asia, Bangladesh
This analysis assesses community based organization (CBO) performance including conflict management over three years among about 150 floodplain CBOs and reviews experience in the five forest protected areas with co-management.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Eastern Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Madagascar
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2013England, United Kingdom
The report was commissioned by Forest Research, and reviews the data available on the management of woodlands by local authorities in England. The report focuses on the extent to which community groups and social enterprises are involved in their management.
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