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  1. Call for Abstracts: International Indigenous Development Research Conference 2014

    … 6th Biennial Conference hosted by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Nau mai, piki mai, haere mai (all welcome!) The 6th Biennial Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga conference will highlight indigeneity and the multidisciplinary approach used for indigenous development. The conference welcomes both oral and poster presentations. All oral presentations will be 20 mins, plus 5 mins for questions. Conference Themes Presentations and papers must address aspects of…

  2. 1) Abbas, A., Khan, S., Hussain, N., Hanjra, M. A. and Akbar, S. (2013). Characterizing soil salinity in irrigated agriculture using a remote sensing approach’. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 55, pp. 43-52. 2) Anderson, J.R., Hardy, E.E., Roach, J.T., and Witmer, R.E., (1976); A Land Use and Land Cover Classification System for Use with Remote Sensor Data, United States Government Printing Office, Vvashington, V 1, pp. 1-27. 3) Barnsley, M. J., & Barr, S. L. (1996). Inferring urban land use from satellite sensor images using kernel based spatial reclassification. Photogramm Eng Remote Sensing, 62(8), 949–958. 4) Brahabhatt, V.S., Dalwadi, G.B., Chhabra, S.B., Ray, S.S., & Dadhwal, V.K., 2000. Landuse/land cover changes mapping in Mahi canal command area, Gujarat, using multitemporal satellite data, J.Indian Soc. Remote Sensing. 28(4), pp 221-232. 5) David,K., Yetta, G., Agung, F., Sharon, H.,& Alison, C.(2016). Land use planning for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation: Operationalizing policy and legislation at local levels. International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, 7(2), 158–172. 6) DCHB (District census Handbook) 7) Diallo, Y., Hu, G., & Wen, X. (2009). Applications of remote sensing in land use/land cover change detection in Puer and Simao Counties, Yunnan Province. Journal of American Science, 5(4), 157–166. 8) Duke, N.C., Meynecke, J.O., Dittmann, S., Ellison, A.M., Anger, K., Berger, U. (2007) “A World Without Mangroves?” Science, 317, 41–42. 9) Erener, A., Du ¨zgu ¨n, S., & Yalciner, A. C. (2012). Evaluating land use/cover change with temporal satellite data and information systems. Procedia Technology, 1, 385–389. 10) Erener, A., Du ¨zgu ¨n, S., & Yalciner, A. C. (2012). Evaluating land use/cover change with temporal satellite data and information systems. Procedia Technology, 1, 385–389. 11) Foody, G. M. (2002). Status of land cover classification accuracy assessment. Remote Sensing of Environment, 80(1), 185–201. 12) Friess, A.D., Scales, I. R., Glass, L., and Ravaoarinorotsihoarana, L., (2016) “Rural livelihoods and mangrove degradation in south-west Madagascar: lime production as an emerging threat”, Fauna & Flora International, pp-1-5. 13) Gao, Y., & Zhang, W. (2009). LULC classification and topographic correction of Landsat-7 ETM ? imagery in the Yangjia River Watershed: The influence of DEM resolution. Sensors, 9(3), 1980– 1995. 14) Gautam, N.C.,& Narayanan, L.R.A., 1983. Landsat MSS data for land use/land cover inventory and mapping: A case study of Andhra Pradesh, J.IndianSoc, Remote Sensing, 11(3), pp 15-28. 15) Giri, C. & Muhlhausen, J. (2008) “Mangrove Forest Distribution Sand Dynamics In Madagascar (1975 – 2005)”, Sensors, vol-8, pp.2104 –2117. 16) Guler, M., Yomralıoglu, T., & Reis, S. (2007). Using landsat data to determine land use/land cover changes in Samsun, Turkey. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 127(1–3), 155–167. 17) Guler, M., Yomralıoglu, T., & Reis, S. (2007). Using landsat data to determine land use/land cover changes in Samsun, Turkey. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 127(1–3), 155–167. 18) Gumma, M. K., Thenkabail, P. S., Hideto, F., Nelson, A., Dheeravath, V., Busia, D., et al. (2011). Mapping irrigated areas of Ghana using fusion of 30 m and 250 m resolution remote-sensing data. Remote Sensing, 3(4), 816–835. 19) Hegazy, I. R., and Kaloop, M. R. (2015). Monitoring urban growth and land use change detection with GIS and remote sensing techniques in Daqahlia governorate Egypt. International Journal of Sustainable Built Environment, 4(1), 117–124. 20) Helmer, E. H., Brown, S., & Cohen, W. B. (2000). Mapping montane tropical forest successional stage and land use with multi-date Landsat imagery. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 21(11), 2163–2183. 21) Herold, M., Scepan, J., & Clarke, K. C. (2002). The use of remote sensing and landscape-metrics to describe structures and changes in urban land uses. Environment and Planning A, 34(8), 1443– 1458. 22) Jain, S.K., 1992. Land use mapping of Tawi catchment using satellite data. Report No.CS72, National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee, 52. 23) Jayakumar, S., and Arockiasamy, D. (2003), ‘Land use land cover mapping and change detection in part of Eastern Ghats of Tamil Nadu using remote sensing and GIS’, Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing 31, 251–260. 24) Jensen, J. R. (2007). Remote sensing of the environment (2nd ed.). Upper Saddle River: Pearson Prentice Hall. 25) Ji, W., Ma, J., Twibell, R. W., & Underhill, K. (2005). Characterizing urban sprawl using multistage remote sensing images and landscape metrics. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 30(2006), 861–879.3 26) Jia, K., Wei, X., Gu, X., Yao, Y., Xie, X., & Li, B. (2014). Land cover classification using Landsat 8 Operational Land Imager data in Beijing, China. 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Application of time series landsat images to examining land-use/landcover dynamic change. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 78(7), 747–755. 33) Malakar, K.D., (2020). The Mangrove: Future of the Global seacoast. Globe edit, Germany, ISBN: 978-620-0-60757-7. 34) Map Library (MAP) (2000) ( 35) Nelson, F. (1983). Detecting forest canopy change due to insect activity using Landsat MSS. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 49(9), 1303–1314. 36) Ojima, D. S., Galvin, K. A., & Turner, B. L. (1994). The global impact of land-use change. BioScience, 44(5), 300. 37) Quintas-Soriano, C., Castro, A. J., Castro, H., & Garcı ´a-Llorente, M. (2016). Impacts of land use change on ecosystem services and implicationsfor human well-being in Spanish drylands. Land Use Policy, 54, 534–548. 38) Seto, K. C., & Kaufmann, R. K. (2005). Using logit models to classify land cover and land-cover change from Landsat Thematic Mapper. 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  3. Webinar: Horizontal inequalities and intersectionality

    The Horizontal Inequalities Thematic Group of the Human Development and Capability Association invites you to a webinar discussing: Horizontal inequalities and intersectionality: Current debates and emerging work Monday March 23rd, 2015 11:00am-12:30pm (GMT) Speakers Include: Prof. Frances Stewart, Professor Emeritus, University of Oxford; Adviser, Horizontal Inequalities Thematic Group. Dr. Chiara Mariotti, co-author of the recent ODI report on…

  4. Overview of Past HDCA Conferences

    …gue (online only) 2020 – Auckland, NZ (online only) New Horizons: Sustainability & Justice 2019 – UK, London Connecting Capabilities 2018 – Argentina, Buenos Aires Human Development and Social Inclusion in an Urbanizing World 2017 – South Africa, Cape Town: Challenging Inequalities: Human Development and Social Change 2016 – Japan, Tokyo: Capability and Diversity in a Global Society 2015 – USA, Washington, D.C.: Capabilities on the Move: Mobility…

  5. Vote in the HDCA Executive Council elections!

    …All HDCA members are encouraged to vote in the 2016 Executive Council elections. There are three positions to be filled: Secretary, Information Officer, and Officer at Large. All members were sent an email from ‘Election Buddy’ with an individual link to the online voting. If you did not receive the email, please contact Kathy Rosenblum at The online voting will remain open through June 15 at 11 pm UK time….

  6. Vote in the HDCA Executive Council Elections!

    …The online voting for open positions on the HDCA Executive Council started on 12 April and will remain open through 12 May (12:00 am London time.) All HDCA members were sent an email with a link to their online ballot. Please contact Kathy ( with any questions or if you did not receive the email with voting link….

  7. CALL FOR PAPERS: Social Policy and Disability Symposium

    …presentation online or in person.) The Fordham Research Consortium on Disability and the Columbia China Center for Social Policy invite you to submit a paper to the multidisciplinary and international Social Policy and Disability Symposium. The symposium will provide a forum to discuss how disability is considered in the design, implementation and evaluation of social policies. In this symposium, interdisciplinary conversations among people with d…

  8. Call for Papers: The Ethics of Business, Trade, & Global Governance

    …cs, and governance of global commerce. Download the call for papers The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the global economy. Because this has been a time of disruption and shifting economic power, it is an opportunity to reassess ethical and governance questions and debates about international trade and capital flows that will be essential to address in the post-COVID-19 recovery period. The goal of this interdisciplinary conference is to bring toget…

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