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Due to continued efforts to reduce inefficient construction land in Shanghai, surveys of land reclamation consent have increased dramatically. In order to ensure the efficacy and efficiency of these surveys, this study evaluates the applicability of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) aerial survey...

Author(s)
Tang, R. F.
Publisher
Shanghai Land and Resources, Shanghai, China
Citation
Shanghai Land and Resources, 2020, 41, 1, pp 95-100
Abstract

The non-spatial information of cadastral maps must be repeatedly updated to monitor recent changes in land property and to detect illegal land registrations by tax evaders. Since non-spatial information, such as land category, is usually updated by field-based surveys, it is time-consuming and only ...

Author(s)
Park Seula; Song Ahram
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Remote Sensing, 2020, 12, 3,
Abstract

A major forthcoming sanitary issue concerns the apparition and spreading of drug-resistant microorganisms, potentially threatening millions of humans. In low-income countries, polluted urban runoff and open sewage channels are major sources of microbes. These microbes join natural microbial...

Author(s)
Bastaraud, A.; Cecchi, P.; Handschumacher, P.; Altmann, M.; Jambou, R.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2020, 17, 2,
Abstract

Submarine groundwater discharge (SGD) is an important gateway for nutrients and pollutants from land to sea. While understanding SGD is crucial for managing nearshore ecosystems and coastal freshwater reserves, studying this discharge is complicated by its occurrence at the limit between land and...

Author(s)
Paepen, M.; Hanssens, D.; Smedt, P. de; Walraevens, K.; Hermans, T.
Publisher
Copernicus Gesellschaft mbH, Gottingen, Germany
Citation
Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 2020, 24, 7, pp 3539-3555
Abstract

Effect of depuration on content of geosmin in pikeperch (Sander lucioperca) produced in a commercial RAS farm was examined during a 15-day period. Concentrations of geosmin in the fish were related to geosmin content in the water. For depuration, half of the water volume in a 230 m3 production tank ...

Author(s)
Podduturi, R.; Petersen, M. A.; Vestergaard, M.; Hyldig, G.; Jorgensen, N. O. G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Aquaculture, 2021, 530,
Abstract

Qatar is one of the few countries where there is no permanent natural surface freshwater source, and yet toads are known to occur, recently identified as the African common toad, Sclerophrys regularis. However, little information is available concerning the geographical distribution of toads in...

Author(s)
Abdulkarim, A.; Nobuyuki Yamaguchi
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Arid Environments, 2021, 184,
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Species abundance, accumulation and diversity data.

Ecologists in particular are often interested in the species richness and diversity of groups of organisms, ranging from studies of small ecosystems to global patterns. In most cases it is not possible to count every individual or to detect every species, and so they use a variety of estimation...

Author(s)
Quicke, D. L. J.; Butcher, B. A.; Welton, R. A. K.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245349)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Conservation's capacity to deal with anthropogenic environmental threats within Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) varies enormously, especially in developing countries that are often immersed in weak enforcement, ineffective management and shortages of resources. A deeper understanding of the causes of ...

Author(s)
Oliveira Júnior, J. G. C. de; Campos-Silva, J. V.; Santos, D. T. V.; Ladle, R. J.; Batista, V. da S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2021, 279,
Abstract

The distributions of bat species in Qatar have not previously been recorded. We conducted the first nation-wide survey of bats in Qatar. Based on sonogram analysis, we identified Asellia tridens, Otonycteris hemprichii, and Pipistrellus kuhlii. The most commonly recorded species was Asellia tridens...

Author(s)
Abdulrahman, M.; Gardner, A.; Yamaguchi, N.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Arid Environments, 2021, 185,
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for One health study designs.

This chapter focused on population-based quantitative One Health study designs with emphasis on planning of field studies. Selected examples on joint surveys, then on practical information for planning a field study design were presented. This chapter concludes on the advantages of One Health study ...

Author(s)
Schelling, E.; Hattendorf, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter

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