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1. Urban ecology and waste management.

This chapter contains questions about the structure and functioning of urban ecosystems and the management of the waste they produce. The questions are arranged by topic and divided into three levels: foundation, intermediate and advanced.

Author(s) : Rees, P. A.

Book chapter : Key questions in applied ecology and conservation: a study and revision guide 2021 pp.106-126

2. A proposal of establishing area consortia for regional revitalization by golf.

Author(s) : Kobayashi, K.; Kita, T.; Oishi, J.

Publisher : Japan Society of Sports Industry, Tokyo, Japan

Journal article : Journal of Japan Society of Sports Industry 2021 Vol.31 No.2 pp.227-230 ref.7

3. Evaluate the economic and environmental efficiency of land use from the perspective of decision-makers' subjective preferences.

Land resources are not only the spatial carriers of social and economic development, but also the carriers of environmental and ecological services. With the accelerated urbanization, the non-coordinated development of land resources and environmental protection will restrict economic growth and...

Author(s) : Su QingMu; Jiang XiaoQin

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Ecological Indicators 2021 Vol.129 ref.many

4. Hydrological and meteorological data from research catchments at the Marcell Experimental Forest, Minnesota, USA.

The Marcell Experimental Forest (MEF) in northern Minnesota, USA, with hydrological research and monitoring of peatland catchments in a low-topographic relief landscape, contrasts with the mountainous terrain that typifies most research catchments. Six research catchments were instrumented and...

Author(s) : Sebestyen, S. D.; Lany, N. K.; Roman, D. T.; Burdick, J. M.; Kyllander, R. L.; Verry, E. S.; Kolka, R. K.

Publisher : Wiley, Chichester, UK

Journal article : Hydrological Processes 2021 Vol.35 No.3 ref.1

5. Integrating urban agriculture and stormwater management in a circular economy to enhance ecosystem services: connecting the dots.

Due to the rapid urbanization in the context of the conventional linear economy, the vulnerability of the urban ecosystem to climate change has increased. As a result, connecting urban ecosystem services of different urban land uses is imperative for urban sustainability and resilience. In...

Author(s) : Deksissa, T.; Trobman, H.; Zendehdel, K.; Azam, H.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.101

6. The application of advanced mapping methods and tools for spatial-visual analysis in landscape design practice.

Spatial design is at the core of landscape architecture. Mapping spatial-visual characteristics is of significance for landscape architects to interpret and talk about space. Advanced mapping methods and tools for spatial-visual analysis (i.e., mapping techniques describing landscape architectonic...

Author(s) : Liu Mei; Nijhuis, S.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.32

7. Perceived value and its predictive relationship with satisfaction and loyalty in ecotourism: a study in the Posets-Maladeta Natural Park in Spain.

Ecotourism involves visiting natural areas to carry out environmentally friendly activities, contributing to environmental care. The present study aims to: (i) establish the dimensions of the perceived value in ecotourism applied to a natural park, (ii) analyze the dimensions of perceived value...

Author(s) : Carrascosa-López, C.; Carvache-Franco, M.; Carvache-Franco, W.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.52

8. Land use, environmental, and food consumption patterns in sub-Saharan Africa, 2000 - 2015: a review.

Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) land use changes are primarily influenced by agriculture and its population. The region faces various challenges ranging from rainfall variabilities to poverty and insecurities, which further hampered food supply and production. The spatial analysis identified six land...

Author(s) : Chiaka Chiwuikem [Chiaka, C. J.]; Zhen Lin

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.91

9. The rising and heterogeneous demand for urban green space by Chinese urban residents: evidence from Beijing.

Studies using Hedonic housing price model to discuss residents' demand for urban green space (UGS) demonstrate the importance that residents place on UGS. While much of the empirical findings have focused on residents' willingness to pay, more attention needs to be paid on its temporal change and...

Author(s) : Zhang YingJie; Zhang TianZheng; Zeng YingXiang; Yu Chang; Zheng SiQi

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Cleaner Production 2021 Vol.313

10. Experts' perception of the key drivers of land-use/land-cover changes in Serbia from 1990 to 2012.

Negative trends in land use and land cover changes (LULCCs) are embodied in environmental, economic and social problems, keeping entire societies away from sustainable development goals (SDGs). This recognition incites a need for securing comprehensive and transdiciplinary knowledge on the complex...

Author(s) : Dabović, T.; Pjanović, B.; Tošković, O.; Djordjević, D.; Lukić, B.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.37

11. Study on coupled relationship between urban air quality and land use in Lanzhou, China.

The intensification of global urbanization has exacerbated the negative impact of atmospheric environmental factors in urban areas, thus threatening the sustainability of future urban development. In order to ensure the sustainability of urban atmospheric environments, exploring the changing laws...

Author(s) : Yan CuiXia; Wang LuCang; Zhang Qing

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.73

12. The capitalization effect and its consequence of agricultural support policies - based on the evidence of 800 villages in China.

The theoretical and empirical results of the capitalization effect of agricultural support policies on land rental price remain inconclusive. Based on the survey of Chinese Household Income Projects in 2007 and 2008, this paper adopts the panel data of 800 villages in 11 provinces in China to...

Author(s) : Lin WenSheng; Chen RongYuan

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.30

13. Urban rivers corridors in the Don Catchment, UK: from ignored, ignoble and industrial to green, seen and celebrated.

Research on urban rivers often seeks to find commonalities to advance knowledge of the effect of urbanisation on rivers, and rightly so. But it is important, also, to develop a complementary understanding of how urban rivers can be distinct, to facilitate a more nuanced view of concepts such as the ...

Author(s) : Shaw, E.; Coldwell, D.; Cox, A.; Duffy, M.; Firth, C.; Fulton, B.; Goodship, S.; Hyslop, S.; Rowley, D.; Walker, R.; Worrall, P.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.61

14. Safe havens: the intersection of family, religion, and community in black cultural landscapes of the southeastern United States.

While land loss is a central narrative in the story of the black cultural landscape of the southeastern United States, some black families have held the land since Emancipation. Black-owned landholdings today are geophysical and ecological spaces where social, political, cultural, and economic...

Author(s) : Hitchner, S.; Schelhas, J.; Dwivedi, P.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Landscape and Urban Planning 2021 Vol.214

15. Assessment of heat mitigation capacity of urban greenspaces with the use of invest urban cooling model, verified with day-time land surface temperature data.

Accurate quantification of the heat mitigation capacity of urban greenspaces is essential in planning decisions due to increased thermal pressures on existing and new urban environments associated with climate change. However, this often requires data analytical skillsets that may not be available...

Author(s) : Zawadzka, J. E.; Harris, J. A.; Corstanje, R.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Landscape and Urban Planning 2021 Vol.214

16. Simulating urban land growth by incorporating historical information into a cellular automata model.

The first and second laws of geography have been applied to the simulation of urban growth in many studies. However, by focusing on the spatial complexity of urban growth, these studies have the shared problem of ignoring the temporal complexity of urban growth, which can be solved by incorporating ...

Author(s) : Wang HaiJun; Guo JiaQi; Zhang Bin; Zeng HaoRan

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Landscape and Urban Planning 2021 Vol.214

17. Hydrological analysis of the September 2014 torrential floods of the Danube tributaries in the eastern Serbia.

Torrential flood as a rainfall precipitation driven natural hazard occurs in the watershed that responds within several hours due to a rugged topography. The extraordinary torrential flood event from September 15 2014 in the Eastern Serbia with its severe consequences, widespread material damages...

Author(s) : Petrovic, A. M.; Novkovic, I.; Kostadinov, S.

Publisher : Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Natural Hazards 2021 Vol.108 No.1 pp.1373-1387 ref.many

18. Management recommendations based on physical forces driving land-covers and habitat preferences of polychaete and bird assemblages for a mangrove-vegetated estuary.

Mangrove overexpansion monopolizes estuarine landscapes by diminishing land-cover type diversity and hence biodiversity. Preferences of land-cover types by polychaete and bird assemblages as they relate to associated physical driving forces warrant investigation. In a mangrove-vegetated nature...

Author(s) : Shih ShangShu; Ding TzungSu; Chen ChangPo; Huang ShouChung; Hsieh HweyLian

Publisher : Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

Journal article : Wetlands 2021 Vol.41 No.2 ref.many

19. Identifying the stimulus of visual perception based on eye-tracking in urban parks: case study of Mellat park in Tehran.

Urban parks that provide the context for relationships between people and nature could be good cases for studies and analysis of visual perception in the everyday landscape. The main goal of the research is to evaluate the people's attention to the primary factors and landscape elements in urban...

Author(s) : Gholami, Y.; Taghvaei, S. H.; Norouzian-Maleki, S.; Sepehr, R. M.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Journal of Forest Research 2021 Vol.26 No.2 pp.91-100 ref.42

20. Using social media to assess recreation across urban green spaces in times of abrupt change.

For most of the world's population, urban green spaces (UGS) offer the easiest form of contact with nature. Such environments deliver a wide variety of Recreational Ecosystem Services (RES) to visitors. This paper explores RES delivery in different types of UGS, differentiated with respect to their ...

Author(s) : Grzyb, T.; Kulczyk, S.; Derek, M.; Wozniak, E.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Ecosystem Services 2021 Vol.49

21. The importance of protected areas and indigenous lands in securing ecosystem services and biodiversity in the Cerrado.

Assessing conservation areas' effectiveness in safeguarding ecosystem services (ES) and biodiversity is mandatory in a world under intense human pressure. We evaluate the effectiveness of protected areas (PA) and Indigenous lands (IL) to represent five ES and threatened species in the Brazilian...

Author(s) : Resende, F. M.; Cimon-Morin, J.; Poulin, M.; Meyer, L.; Joner, D. C.; Loyola, R.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Ecosystem Services 2021 Vol.49

22. The effect of wildfire and land-cover changes on the economic value of ecosystem services in Mount Carmel Biosphere Reserve, Israel.

The contribution of ecosystem services (ES) to human wellbeing relies on the ecosystem's ability to supply ES. Managing the pressures affecting ES in protected areas can enhance ES value over time. Our objective was to estimate the change in ES values in a heterogenous Biosphere Reserve (BR)...

Author(s) : Raviv, O.; Shiri, Z. S.; Ido, I.; Alon, L.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Ecosystem Services 2021 Vol.49

23. Perceived benefits from reclaimed rural landscapes: evidence from the lowlands of the Po river Delta, Italy.

The attention towards residents' perceptions of ecosystem services for an efficient management of rural landscapes is gaining momentum. One noteworthy aspect is the identification of links between perceived supply and societal demand of ecosystem services, as they can disclose leverages to improve...

Author(s) : Targetti, S.; Raggi, M.; Zavalloni, M.; Viaggi, D.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Ecosystem Services 2021 Vol.49 ref.many

24. A random patches based edge preserving network for land cover classification using polarimetric synthetic aperture radar images.

A random patches-based edge-preserving network (RPEP) is proposed for polarimetric synthetic aperture radar (PolSAR) image classification in this paper. An initial spatial feature extraction is firstly done using the transform domain recursive filtering. From the filtered images, several random...

Author(s) : Imani, M.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Remote Sensing 2021 Vol.42 No.13 pp.4942-4960 ref.40

25. Historical land cover classification from corona imagery using convolutional neural networks and geometric moments.

Historical CORONA imagery, a very high-resolution panchromatic imagery captured during 1960-72, has a lot of unexplored potentials to represent the land cover of the pre-Landsat era. This pre-Landsat land cover can be a valuable input to many long-term environmental modelling problems. While...

Author(s) : Prasad Deshpande; Anirudh Belwalkar; Onkar Dikshit; Shivam Tripathi

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Remote Sensing 2021 Vol.42 No.13 pp.5144-5171 ref.50