Land Change Science

Observing, Monitoring and Understanding Trajectories of Change on the Earth’s Surface

ISBN: 978-94-007-4306-9 (Print) 978-1-4020-2562-4 (Online)

Table of contents (26 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi

  2. LCLUC Concepts; National and International Programs

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      The Development of the International Land-Use and Land-Cover Change (LUCC) Research Program and Its Links to NASA’s Land-Cover and Land-Use Change (LCLUC) Initiative

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      The NASA Land Cover and Land Use Change Program

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      Pages 31-55

      Meeting the Goals of GOFC

  3. Observations of LCLUC: Case Studies

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      Pages 55-59

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      Pages 57-76

      Forest Change and Human Driving Forces in Central America

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      Pages 77-95

      Pattern to Process in the Amazon Region

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      Pages 97-110

      Towards an Operational Forest Monitoring System for Central Africa

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      Pages 111-122

      Land Use and Land Cover Change in Southeast Asia

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      Pages 123-138

      Northern Eurasia

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      Pages 139-161

      Land Cover Disturbances and Feedbacks to the Climate System in Canada and Alaska

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      Pages 163-184

      Mapping Desertification in Southern Africa

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      Pages 185-208

      Woodland Expansion in US Grasslands

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      Pages 209-222

      Arid Land Agriculture in Northeastern Syria

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      Pages 223-236

      Changes in Land Cover and Land Use in the Pearl River Delta, China

  4. Cross Cutting Themes, Impacts and Consequences

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      Pages 241-241

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      Pages 237-256

      The Effects of Land Use and Management on the Global Carbon Cycle

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      Pages 257-276

      Land Use and Hydrology

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      Pages 277-299

      Land Use Change and Biodiversity

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      Pages 301-314

      Land Use and Climate

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      Pages 315-328

      Urbanization

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      Pages 329-350

      Land Use and Fires

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      Pages 351-366

      Land Cover / Use and Population

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