Essays about: "Remote areas"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 257 essays containing the words Remote areas.

  1. 1. NDVI time series analysis for desert locust outbreak detection and quantification analysis of its impact on vegetation productivity of Sahel

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Evangelos Oikonomopoulos; [2020]
    Keywords : Physical Geography and Ecosystem Analysis; Primary Productivity; Desert Locust; NDVI; Time Series Analysis; Outbreak Detection; Food Security; Sahel; Insect Disturbances; GEM; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : It has been shown that the semi-arid environment of the Sahelian belt plays an important role in the global carbon uptake as the fluctuation of its primary productivity can be determinant for the global carbon uptake. The insect Schistocerca gregaria commonly known as the desert locust is a disturbance factor that can affect the vegetation productivity for consecutive seasons. READ MORE

  2. 2. Can Smartphones be used as an information delivery tool in post-conflict context? : exploring possibilities of using smartphones to deliver agricultural advisory services in Afgooye district -Somalia

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Abdikadir Jimale; [2020]
    Keywords : agricultural advisory service; farmers; information and communication technology; post-conflict; security; smartphone; vegetables; Somalia;

    Abstract : In areas where reaching out to rural farmers is difficult, Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), such as mobile smartphones may offer an opportunity to share timely information on weather, markets, farm inputs, and research results to the farmers. Access to this type of information could potentially enhance farmers' farm productivity and their ability to make crucial decisions related to farm management in the face of climate variability. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring methods for detecting maize plant density using Structure-from-Motion point clouds

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Albin Tveitan Käppi; [2020]
    Keywords : Physical Geography and Ecosystem analysis; Maize plant density; Structure from Motion; Unmanned Aerial Vehicles UAV ; Photogrammetry; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Sammanfattning Jordens befolkning förväntas öka de kommande årtiondena. Detta kan skapa osäkerhet kring livsmedelsförsörjning och kräver en mer produktiv livsmedelssektor samt metoder för att bedöma tillgång på livsmedel i förhållande till efterfrågan. READ MORE

  4. 4. Detecting bark beetle damage with Sentinel-2 multi-temporal data in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Shuo Yang; [2019]
    Keywords : Physical Geography and Ecosystem Analysis; Remote Sensing; Bark Beetle; Insect Detection; Sentinel-2; Forest Health; Maximum Likelihood; Random Forest; Spectral Signature; Vegetation Indices; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The European spruce bark beetle is considered as one of the most destructive forest insects to Norway spruce trees in Europe. Climate change may increase the frequency and intensity of bark beetle outbreaks. It is therefore of vital importance to detect the bark beetle outbreaks and take it under control to prevent further damages. READ MORE

  5. 5. Integrating Energy Demand and Ability to Pay in the Design of Decentralised Energy Supply : A Case Study in Rural Nepal

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Óscar Monés Pederzini; [2019]
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    Abstract : Access to electricity is essential for socioeconomic growth, especially in developing countries. However, over 1.1 billion people still do not have access to modern sources of energy. READ MORE