Analyzing Environmental Trends Using Satellite Data: Selected Cases

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UNEP/Earthprint, 2004 - Nature - 36 pages
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"An analysis of recent and historical satellite imagery collected over the past forty years was carried out for Lake Chad in West Africa, the Sundarbans along the India-Bangladesh border, Papua in Indonesia, the Paranaense Forest around Itaip˙ Dam and Iguaz˙ Falls at the juncture of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay, and the AtatŘrk Dam and the Harran Plain in southeastern Turkey to provide scientific evidence of environmental change taking place in these ecologically significant regions of the world."--p. [4] of cover.
 

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ReEngineering the Cradle of Agriculture
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