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22 June 2017 - Cranfield

Venue
Cranfield
Country
UK
Contact Details
Cranfield University, College Road, Cranfield, MK43 0AL
Tel
0117 314 5000
Fax
0117 314 5001
Abstract

Land-use and land-cover (LULC) conversions have an important impact on land degradation, erosion and water availability. Information on historical land cover (change) is crucial for studying and modelling land- and ecosystem degradation. During the past decades major LULC conversions occurred in...

Authors
Vogels, M. F. A.; Jong, S. M. de; Sterk, G.; Addink, E. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 2017, 54, pp 114-123
Abstract

Soil enzymes, as indicators of microbial metabolism, play an important role in nutrient biogeochemistry at the ecosystem level. In this study, we present information from a comprehensive analysis of the latitudinal variations in, and stoichiometric relationships between, soil β-glucosidase (BG),...

Authors
Xu ZhiWei; Yu GuiRui; Zhang XinYu; He NianPeng; Wang QiuFeng; Wang ShengZhong; Wang RuiLi; Zhao Ning; Jia YanLong; Wang ChunYan
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 2017, 104, pp 152-163
Abstract

As a member of the European Union, Italy has committed to the maintenance and protection of its forests based on sustainable forest development and management practices. According to Eurostat, Italy has the seventh largest forest surface available for wood supply in the EU-28, which is equal to...

Authors
Borrelli, P.; Panagos, P.; Märker, M.; Modugno, S.; Schütt, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Catena, 2017, 149, Part 3, pp 770-781
News Article

An analysis by a team of economists from the College of Forestry at Oregon State University, has found that the use of residual forest biomass for...

Date
January 2017
Authors
Stephanie Cole
CAB ReviewFull Text

This article reviews, from a socio-economic perspective, the current state of knowledge and controversies around the causes and consequences of global climate change. It considers the prospects for reducing global emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) which, according to the scientific consensus,...

Date
December 2016
Subjects
agriculture; air pollutants; air pollution; air quality; climate change; economic growth; emissions; forestry; greenhouse gases; human activity; land use; pollution control; reviews; socioeconomics
Authors
Davis, J.
Miscellaneous

A description is provided for Protoventuria tetraspora, which is apparently a very mild parasite on moribund leaves, later saprobic on dead leaves and stems. Some information on its habitats, dispersal and transmission and conservation status is given, along with details of its geographical...

Authors
Cannon, P. F.; Minter, D. W.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
IMI Descriptions of Fungi and Bacteria, 2016, No.208, pp Sheet 2080
AbstractFull Text

The aim of the study was to estimate the soil organic carbon (SOC) storage in the interface between riparian forests and a matrix of rice fields and pastures with organic management. The study took place in Piedras, Tolima, Colombia. Two plots in production (rice and pasture) were selected and SOC...

Authors
Andrade-Castañeda, H. J.; Segura-Madrigal, M. A.; Rojas-Patiño, A. S.
Publisher
Estacion Experimental Fabio Baudrit Moreno
Publication
Agronomía Mesoamericana, 2016, 27, 2, pp 233-241

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