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couverture du sol

Observed (bio)physical cover on the Earth’s surface.

 

Source: ISO/TC 211 Multi-Lingual Glossary of Terms

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Articles et Livres
décembre 2003

Accurate estimation of spatial distributions of evapotranspiration (ET) is a goal sought by hydrologists, agronomists, and meteorologists but is difficult to achieve. The usual approaches to estimating ET employ remote sensing observations and a surface energy flux model.

Articles et Livres
décembre 2003
Honduras

This study evaluates the relationship between landscape accessibility and land cover change in Western Honduras, and demonstrates how these relationships are influenced by social and economic processes of land use change in the region. The study area presents a complex mosaic of land cover change processes that involve approximately equal amounts of reforestation and deforestation.

Articles et Livres
décembre 2003
Nigéria

The study used a combination of ethno-social surveys and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to assess 651 pastoral households and their land use under agropastoral production systems in Ogun State, Nigeria. Yields of arable crops on agropastoralists' fields were generally low.

Articles et Livres
décembre 2003

Flow and concentrations of suspended sediment, nitrate-N, phosphate-P, atrazine, and metolachlor were monitored during the spring seasons of 1998 and 1999, primarily during storm events, at a tributary station (Big Ditch) and two main-stem stations (Fisher and Mahomet) of the Upper Sangamon River watershed in east central Illinois.

Articles et Livres
janvier 2003
Argentine

Desde el inicio de la ocupación española, el Camino del Sur, último tramo de una red a escala continental, constituyó la vía de comunicación entre la ciudad de Buenos Aires y el pago de la Magdalena a la vez que en sus proximidades se originaban incipientes núcleos urbanos.

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