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Linking Pixels and People


Rindfuss, Ronald R.; Walsh, Stephen J.; Turner, Billie L., II; Moran, Emilio F.; & Entwisle, Barbara (2004). Linking Pixels and People.. Gutman, Garik; Janetos, Anthony C.; Justice, Christopher O.; Moran, Emilio F.; Mustard, John F.; Rindfuss, Ronald R.; Skole, David; Turner, Billie L., II; & Cochrane, Mark A. (Eds.) (pp. 379-394). Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers.


This volume is a synthesis of the NASA funded work under the Land-Cover and Land-Use Change Program. Hundreds of scientists have worked for the past eight years to understand one of the most important forces that is changing our planet-human impacts on land cover, that is land use. Its contributions span the natural and the social sciences, and apply state-of-the-art techniques for understanding the earth: satellite remote sensing, geographic information systems, modeling, and advanced computing. It brings together detailed case studies, regional analyses, and globally scaled mapping efforts.

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Rindfuss, Ronald R.
Walsh, Stephen J.
Turner, Billie L., II
Moran, Emilio F.
Entwisle, Barbara