Table of contents for Our earth's changing land : an encyclopedia of land-use and land-cover change / edited by Helmut Geist.

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 Table of Contents
List of entries
Preface
Introductory Essays
Land Change as a Forcing Function in Global Environmental Change
Land-Use Change in a Global, Historical Perspective
Land-Cover Change
Encyclopedia
Access
Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer
Aerial Photography
African Trypanosomiasis
AFRICOVER
Agenda 21
Agent-Based Model
Agricultural Frontier
Agricultural Intensification
Agricultural Revolution
Agriculture
Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment Journal
Agrodiversity
Agroforestry
Agro-Industry
Airborne Light Detection and Ranging
Albedo
Along Track Scanning Radiometers (ATSR) World Fire Atlas
Alternatives to Slash-and-Burn (ASB) Programme
Amazonia
Ambio, A Journal of the Human Environment
Anthropocene
Anthropological Center for Training and Research on Global Environmental Change
Arc of Deforestation
Atmosphere-Land Interlinkages
Auto-Correlation
Biodiversity
Biodiversity Novelties
Biomass
Biome
BIOME 300 Project
BioScience Journal
Biotechnology
Blaikie, Piers Macleod (*1947):
Boreal Zone
Boserup, Ester (1910-1999
Brazilian Cerrado
Brookfield, Harold Chilingworth (*1926):
Cadastre
Canada
Carbon Cycle
Carbon Sequestration
Carson, Rachel Louise (1926-1964
Cascades
Cash Crops
Cassava
Cattle Ranching
Cellular Automaton
Center for International Earth Science Information Network
Center for International Forestry Research
Center for the Study of Institutions, Population and Environmental Change
Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment
Century Ecosystem Model
Change Detection
China
Climate Impacts
Coastal Zone
Coffee
Colonization
Common-Pool Resources
Community Involvement
Conservation
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
Consumption
Continuous Data
Contract Farming
Conversion
Conversion of Land Use and its Effects (CLUE) Model
Coordination of Information on the Environment (CORINE) Database
Corporate Strategies
Cotton
Cultural Factors
Cumulative Change
Decentralization
Decision Making
Deforestation
Degradation Narrative
Desertification
Discrete Data
Disequilibrium Dynamics
DIVERSITAS
Domestication
Driving Forces
Earth Resources Observation Systems (EROS) Data Center
Earth System Science Partnership
East Central Europe
Ecological Colonization
Ecological Footprint
Ecology and Society Journal
Economic Growth
Economic Liberalization
Economic Livelihood
Economic Restructuring
Ecosystem Services
Endogenous Factor
Environmental Change
Environment Journal
ENVISAT ASAR
Europe
European Remote Sensing (ERS-1/-2) Satellites
Eutrophication
Exogenous Factor
Exotic Species
Extensification
Fallow
Feedback
Fire
Food Crops
Food Security
Forest
Forest Anomalies
Forest Degradation
Forestry
Forest Transition
Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment Journal
Geographical Information System
Georeferencing
George Perkins Marsh Institute:
Global Burnt Area 2000
Global Environmental Change
Global Environmental Change and Food Systems (GECAFS) Project
Global Environmental Change Journal
Globalization
Global Land Cover Map of the Year 2000
Global Land Cover Network
Global Land Project
Global Observation of Forest and Land Cover Dynamics
Global Positioning System
Global Terrestrial Observing System:
GLOBCARBON
GLOBICE
GLOBSCAR
GLOBWETLANDS
Grassland
Great Plains
Greenhouse Gases
Green Revolution
Green Wall Project
Himalayas
History Database of the Global Environment
Holocene
Hot Spot Identification
Hot Spots of Land Cover Change
Human Appropriation of Net Primary Production
Human Health
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS
Human Impact on Terrestrial Ecosystems (HITE) Initiative
IGBP-DIS Global 1-km Land Cover Data Set
IKONOS
Indigenous Knowledge
Industrial Revolution
Industrialization
Initial Conditions
Institutions
Integrated Assessment
Integrated Land Ecosystem-Atmosphere Processes Study
Integrated Model
Integrated Model to Assess the Global Environment
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
International Food Policy Research Institute
International Geographical Union (IGU) Commission on Land-Use and Land-Cover Change
International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme
International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
Investments
Japan
JERS Radar Mosaics
Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission
Journal of Arid Environments
Kyoto Protocol
Land Abandonment
Land Concentration
Land Cover Classification System
Land Degradation
Land Degradation Assessment in Drylands (LADA) Project
Land Degradation & Development Journal
Land Evaluation
LANDFIRE Project
Land Fragmentation
Landholding
Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone (LOICZ) Project
Land Privatization
Land Quality
Land Reform
Land Rehabilitation
Land Rent
Land Rights
Landsat:
LandSHIFT Model
Land Stability
Land Tenure
Land-Use/Cover Change (LUCC) Project
Land-Use History
Land-Use Legacy
Land-Use Planning
Land Use Policies
Land Use Policy Journal
Land-Use System
Land-Use Transition
Large-Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia
Latin America
Leapfrogging
Maathai, Wangari M. (*1940):
Maize
Malaria
Marsh, George Perkins (1802-1882):
Mediating Factor
Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer
Metabolism
Millenium Ecosystem Assessment
Mineral Extraction
Miombo
Mode of Interaction
Modeling
Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
Modification
Monitoring
Monoculture
Mountains
Multiplier Effect
National Institute of Public Health and the Environment
Non-Timber Forest Products
Normalized Difference Vegetation Index
Nutrient Cycle
Palaeo Perspectives
Participatory Geographic Information System
Participatory Land Management
Past Global Changes (PAGES) Project
Pastoral Mobility
Pasture
Pattern Metrics
Pattern to Process:
Peatlands
People at Risk
Pixel
Pixelizing the Social
Proximate Causes
Population Dynamics
Population-Environment Research Network
Poverty
Pristine Myth
Private Property
Probit/Logit Model
Project on People, Land Management and Ecosystem Conservation
Property
Public Policy
Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
Reforestation
Regrowth
Remote Sensing
Resilience
Rice
River Basin
Russia
SAHEL Land Cover
Sahelian Land Use (SALU) Model
Salinization
Sauer, Carl Ortwin
Savannization
Scale
Scenario
Secondary Vegetation
Siltation
Slash-and-Burn Agriculture
Socializing the Pixel
Soil Degradation
South Africa
Southern Africa
South America
Southeast Asia, Mainland
Southeast Europe:
Southern Cone Region
Spatial Diffusion
Species Extinction
SPOT Vegetation
Subsistence Agriculture
Suburbanization
Sudan-Sahel
Sustainable Land Use
Swidden Cultivation
Syndrome
Systemic Change
Taiga
Technological-Scientific Revolution
TERRA-ASTER
Thermal Band Analysis
Threshold
Thünen, Johann Heinrich von (1783-1850):
Tobacco
Tradeoffs
Tragedy of Enclosure
Tragedy of the Commons
Transhumance
Transition Matrix
Tropical Dry Forest
Tropical Ecosystem Environment Observations by Satellite (TREES) Project
Tropical Humid Forest
Turnover
United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
United Nations Environment Programme
United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization
United States Geological Survey (USGS) Program
United States of America
Urbanization
Urban-Rural Fringe
Urban Sprawl
Validation
Vegetation
Vulnerability
Water-Land Interlinkages
Watershed
West Central Europe
Western Europe
Wetlands
Wheat
World Agroforestry Centre
Yellowstone Model
General Bibliography
List of Contributors

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Landscape changes -- Encyclopedias.
Land use -- Encyclopedias.
Landscape ecology -- Encyclopedias.