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Land Health Surveillance: an Evidence-based Approach to Land Ecosystem Management - Summary for Decision Makers

dc.contributorDEWA
dc.contributor.authorUnited Nations Environment Programme
dc.coverage.spatialGlobal
dc.date.accessioned2016-10-11T20:11:53Z
dc.date.available2016-10-11T20:11:53Z
dc.date.issued2012
dc.identifier.isbn978-92-807-3299-3
dc.identifier.otherDEW/1610/nA
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11822/9287
dc.descriptionThis report presents the concepts of land health surveillance – a science based approach to land health assessment and monitoring. The approach is modelled on evidence-based approaches used in the public health sector, where surveillance is the main mechanism for determining public health policy and practice. The approach is operationalized using latest advances in earth observation from space, in the field, and on the laboratory bench, combined with geographic information systems and hierarchical statistical methods.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherProgress Press Ltd
dc.rightsPublicen_US
dc.subjectLand degradation
dc.subjectsurveillance framework
dc.subjectecosystem services
dc.subjectland health surveillance
dc.subject.classificationClimate Change
dc.titleLand Health Surveillance: an Evidence-based Approach to Land Ecosystem Management - Summary for Decision Makers
dc.typeReports and Books
wd.identifier.old-id11377
wd.identifier.sdgSDG 15 - Life on Land
wd.identifier.sdgiohttp://purl.unep.org/sdg/SDGIO_00000049


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