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Multiscale Study of the Interactions between Climate, Land Use, and Agricultural Productivity in Western Sahel: A Case Study of Chad
This study employed an integrated approach to investigate drivers and impacts of environmental change from the 1980s to 2012 using geospatial and statistical analyses of atmospheric, climate, land use land cover, and ...
Assessing the Impact of Changing Climate on Agriculture in Missouri and the use of Crop Insurance as Adaptation Strategy (1980-2010)
Climate change and climate variability affect all sectors of the environment, but agriculture is the most impacted because food production is highly sensitive to weather. The impact of changing climate is evident in the ...
Local climate change impact: societal perceptions of risk vulnerabilities and adaptation
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-11-18)
In terms of the Kansas City metropolitan area, there is a need to look at climate change and try to limit and modify various practices in order to further understand and mitigate climate change issues. To comprehend ...
The Economic Water Model - a method and software program for assessing the impacts of storm water "green solutions" in urban areas
(University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2011-12-20)
A new model is needed for storm water "green solutions" such as rain gardens, bioswales, and rain barrels. Estimating average annual runoff at the property level is essential to providing precise estimates on the effectiveness ...
Satellite-based assessment of invasive vegetation in Lake Chad Basin, West Africa
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-01-31)
Invasive plants are a huge threat not only to the biological integrity of the world's natural ecosystems but also the economies that are supported by those ecosystems. Today, governments worldwide are spending millions of ...