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Climate Impacts on Sustainable Natural Resource Management

Kumar, Pavan / Singh, Ram Kumar / Kumar, Manoj / Rani, Meenu / Kumar, Pradeep (Herausgeber)


1. Auflage Dezember 2021
384 Seiten, Hardcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-79337-3
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Climate change has emerged as one of the predominant global concerns of the 21st century. Statistics show that the average surface temperature of the Earth has increased by about 1.18°C since the late 19st century and the sea levels are rising due to the melting of glaciers. Further rise in the global temperature will have dire consequences for the survival of humans on the planet Earth. There is a need to monitor climatic data and associated drivers of changes to develop sustainable planning. The anthropogenic activities that are linked to climate change need scientific evaluation and must be curtailed before it is too late.

This book contributes significantly in the field of sustainable natural resource management linked to climate change. Up to date research findings from developing and developed countries like India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and the USA have been presented through selected case studies covering different thematic areas. The book has been organised into six major themes of sustainable natural resource management, determinants of forest productivity, agriculture and climate change, water resource management and riverine health, climate change threat on natural resources, and linkages between natural resources and biotic-abiotic stressors to develop the concept and to present the findings in a way that is useful for a wide range of readers. While the range of applications and innovative techniques is constantly increasing, this book provides a summary of findings to provide the updated information.

This book will be of interest to researchers and practitioners in the field of environmental sciences, remote sensing, geographical information system, meteorology, sociology and policy studies related to natural resource management and climate change.

About the Editors

List of Contributors



Section 1: Sustainable Natural Resource Management

Chapter 1. Impact of local REDD+ intervention on greenhouse gas emissions in East Kalimantan Province, Indonesia

Chapter 2. Role of Geospatial Technologies in Natural Resource Management

Chapter 3. Estimation of snow cover area using Microwave SAR dataset

Section 2: Determinants of Forest Productivity

Chapter 4. Forest cover change detection across recent three decades in Persian Oak forests using convolutional neural network

Chapter 5. The interlinked mechanisms of productivity for developing process-based forest growth models

Chapter 6. Allometric equations for the estimation of biomass and carbon in the sub-tropical pine forests of India

Section 3: Agriculture and Climate Change

Chapter 7. Characterization of stress-prone areas for dissemination of suitable rice varieties and its adoption in eastern India: An integrated approach towards food security

Chapter 8. Farmer's perspective and adaptation efforts to tackle the impacts of climate change

Section 4: Water Resource Management and Riverine Health

Chapter 9. Multicriteria drought severity analysis in monaragala district Sri Lanaka by utilizing remote sensing and GIS

Chapter 10. Comparative evaluation of predicted hydrologic response under two extremities of sustainability using transformed landuse-landcover and cordex-based climatic scenarios: a case study of Kangshabati river basin, West Bengal

Chapter 11. Riverine health a function of riverscape variable-A case study of river Ganga in Varanasi

Section 5: Climate Change Threat on Natural Resources

Chapter 12. Socio-economic impacts of climate change

Chapter 13. The role of political economy in the making of a vulnerable environment in the age of climate change; A Kerala experience

Chapter 14. Land use/land cover (LULC) changes in Cameron Highland, Malaysia: explore the impact of the LULC change on land surface temperature (LST) using remote sensing

Section 6: Linkages between Natural Resources and biotic-abiotic Stressors

Chapter 15. Emerging roles of Osmoprotectants in alleviating abiotic stress response under changing climatic conditions

Chapter 16. Growth variability of conifers in temperate region of western Himalayas

Chapter 17. Process-based carbon sequestration study with reference to the Energy-Water-Carbon flux in a forest ecosystem

About the Editors

Dr Pavan Kumar has more than 7 years' experience in the field of remote sensing, forest monitoring, agricultural resource management and climate change.

Dr Ram Kumar Singh has more than 12 years of experience in the field of remote sensing, data dynamic modelling, machine learning for various applications related to natural resource management.

Dr Manoj Kumar is a senior scientist working in the field of forestry, environment and climate change to test and apply the computational tools and techniques of simulation, modelling, remote sensing and GIS.

Er. Meenu Rani is a research scholar working in the field of remote sensing and water resource management.

Dr Pardeep Sharma has more than 5 years' experience in the field of climate change.