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Impact of Land-Cover and Land-Cover Changes

  • Nicole Mölders
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Part of the Atmospheric and Oceanographic Sciences Library book series (ATSL, volume 44)

Abstract

>When the first satellite imagery became available, they evidenced human impacts on land-cover on a large scale. They showed cities, deforestation pattern, international borders, and even land-cover changes (LCC) and their impacts from space (Fig. 3.1). The Negev, for instance, appears much darker than the Sinai where grazing is unrestricted (Nicholson et al.

Keywords

Normalize Difference Vegetation Index Atmospheric Boundary Layer Latent Heat Flux Urban Heat Island Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Atmospheric Sciences College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Geophysical InstituteUniversity of Alaska FairbanksFairbanksUSA

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