Search for dissertations about: "Sudano-Sahel"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word Sudano-Sahel.

  1. 1. Linking Landscapes and Livelihoods : Ecosystem services as a lens in Sudano-Sahelian West Africa

    Author : Hanna Sinare; Line Gordon; Anders Malmer; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ecosystem services; landscapes; livelihoods; agroforestry; Sudano-Sahel; West Africa; Natural Resources Management; naturresurshushållning;

    Abstract : Integrated landscape approaches are increasingly called for to reconcile multiple objectives from the perspectives of agriculture, forestry, poverty alleviation and biodiversity conservation. Sudano-Sahelian West Africa with low agricultural productivity and widespread poverty is a hotspot for these issues and has attracted international interest in interventions to improve livelihoods. READ MORE

  2. 2. Remote Sensing of Woodland Structure and Composition in the Sudano-Sahelian zone : Application of WorldView-2 and Landsat 8

    Author : Martin Karlson; Madelene Ostwald; Tina Schmid Neset; Heather Reese; Frédéric Achard Forobs; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Remote sensing; Sudano-Sahel; woodland; agroforestry; WorldView-2; Landsat 8; tree attributes; tree canopy cover; aboveground biomass; Random Forest; Fjärranalys; Sudano-Sahel; woodland; WorldView-2; Landsat 8; trädattribut; trädtäcke; biomassa; Random Forest;

    Abstract : Woodlands constitute the subsistence base of the majority of people in the Sudano-Sahelian zone (SSZ), but low availability of in situ data on vegetation structure and composition hampers research and monitoring. This thesis explores the utility of remote sensing for mapping and analysing vegetation, primarily trees, in the SSZ. READ MORE