Biomass Burning in South and Southeast Asia: Impacts on the Biosphere, Volume Two (Paperback)

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Biomass Burning in South and Southeast Asia: Impacts on the Biosphere, Volume Two By Krishna Prasad Vadrevu (Editor), Toshimasa Ohara (Editor), Christopher Justice (Editor) Cover Image


This book offers an interdisciplinary perspective on the impacts of biomass burning on environmental resources, climate, and the atmosphere. It gives several examples linking top-down remote sensing, bottom-up ground-based measurements, and an integrated modeling to address the impacts of biomass burning and land-atmosphere interactions.

About the Author

Krishna Prasad Vadrevu is a scientist at the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama, USA. His current research is on remote sensing of land cover and land use change (LCLUC). He has 17 years of research experience and is interested in land-atmosphere interactions. He also serves as the lead scientist for NASA South/Southeast Research Initiative and coordinator for the NASA LCLUC program.Toshimasa Ohara is a scientist at National Institute of Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Japan. He has 32 years of research experience in air quality modeling, emission inventories, and pollution research. He is a lead developer for Regional Emission Inventory in Asia (REAS) and currently interested in linking top-down and bottom- up approaches for emissions quantification.Christopher Justice is a full professor at the Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park, USA. He has 38 years of research experience in remote sensing. His current research is on land cover and land use change, global fire, and global agricultural monitoring systems, all using remote sensing. He is the NASA LCLUC program scientist, member of MODIS science team, and global implementation lead for the GEO Global Agricultural Monitoring Task. He is also co-director for the center of Global Agricultural Monitoring and Research.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781032013534
ISBN-10: 1032013532
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication Date: January 31st, 2024
Pages: 318
Language: English