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- Mariano, Denis A., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Remote sensing of environment 2018 v.213 pp. 129-143
- Sahel; anthropogenic activities; arid lands; biomass; caatinga; decision making; desertification; drought; ecosystems; environmental health; evapotranspiration; grazing; hydrologic cycle; land degradation; leaf area index; moderate resolution imaging spectroradiometer; remote sensing; risk; soil; time series analysis; Brazil
- ... Land degradation (LD) is one of the most catastrophic outcomes of long-lasting drought events and anthropogenic activities. Assessing climate and human-induced impacts on land can provide information for decision makers to mitigate the effects of these phenomena. The Northeastern region of Brazil (NEB) is the most populous dryland on the planet, making it a highly vulnerable ecosystem especially w ...