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Springer Geography

Land Cover Change and Its Eco-environmental Responses in Nepal

Editors: Li, Ainong, Deng, Wei, Zhao, Wei (Eds.)

  • Offers a systematic introduction and overview of the eco-environment and dynamics of Nepal
  • Includes abundant color images of the mountain ecosystem and environment monitoring using remote-sensing methods and spatial information techniques
  • Presents comprehensive studies related to different subjects concerning the eco-environmental changes in Nepal
  • Provides an in-depth perspective on the various causes and potential consequences of eco-environmental degradation in Nepal
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About this book

This book offers a systematic investigation of the ecological and environmental issues related to the land cover changes in Nepal by researchers from both China and Nepal. It discusses the eco-environmental issues faced by Nepal, particularly in the hills and mountain regions. It also sheds light on the global concerns regarding the eco-environment issues of mountains, and analyzes the various causes and potential consequences of eco-environmental degradation in Nepal. The book is of particular interest to students, researchers, experts, and decision-makers wanting to gain a general overview of land cover in Nepal and its dynamics, environment and natural resources, as well as mountain hazards.

About the authors

Dr. Ainong Li is a research professor and director of the Research Center for Digital Mountain and Remote Sensing Application of the Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment (IMHE), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). He has been awarded by the “Hundred talents program” of CAS, the “Thousand talents program” of Sichuan province, and the "Western Light" talent cultivation program of CAS. His research majorly focuses on quantitative mountain remote sensing, and he has made many academic achievements in automatic process technique for mountain remote sensing data, land cover/use classification and land surface parameters estimation in mountainous region, and emergency investigation and assessment techniques for mountain hazards. Over the last decades, he has participated in more 20 programs at the national or provincial and ministerial level. He has published more than 100 papers, including more than 30 SCI papers.

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  • Land Use/Cover Change and Its Eco-environmental Responses in Nepal: An Overview

    Li, Ainong (et al.)

    Pages 1-13

  • Land Cover Mapping and Its Spatial Pattern Analysis in Nepal

    Lei, Guangbin (et al.)

    Pages 17-39

  • Land Cover Change and Its Driving Forces in Nepal Since 1990

    Li, Ainong (et al.)

    Pages 41-65

  • Land Use Change and Its Driving Forces in the Koshi Hills, Eastern Nepal

    Pradhan, Pushkar K. (et al.)

    Pages 67-108

  • Historical Land Covers Change in the Chure-Tarai Landscape in the Last Six Decades: Drivers and Environmental Consequences

    Ghimire, Motilal

    Pages 109-147

Buy this book

eBook $149.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-10-2890-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $189.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-981-10-2889-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Land Cover Change and Its Eco-environmental Responses in Nepal
Editors
  • Ainong Li
  • Wei Deng
  • Wei Zhao
Series Title
Springer Geography
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-2890-8
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-2890-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-2889-2
Series ISSN
2194-315X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 478
Number of Illustrations and Tables
43 b/w illustrations, 228 illustrations in colour
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