Peer-reviewed publication | Land Portal

A peer-reviewed publication is a subcategory under Journal Articles & Books, in the sense that it is an article with a more scientific approach. In general, the following description of a peer-reviewed publication is used: "Articles are written by experts and are reviewed by several other experts in the field before the article is published in the journal in order to insure the article's quality" (Source: Angelo State University).

A Blockchain-based Land Title Management System for Bangladesh
Peer-reviewed publication
October 2020
Bangladesh

Bangladesh is a small country with a large population. Its increasingly developing economy further makes land a lucrative source of fixed capital. On the other hand, land titling is a cumbersome and lengthy process, where different government bodies process different sets of documents, and bureaucratic loopholes encourage fraudulent activities by organized people.

Land Journal Volume 9 Issue 11 cover image
Peer-reviewed publication
November 2020
Canada
United States of America
Belgium
Australia

The landscape context (i.e., anthropogenic setting) of forest change partly determines the social-ecological outcomes of the change. Furthermore, forest change occurs within, is constrained by, and contributes to a dynamic landscape context. We illustrate how information about local landscape context can be incorporated into regional assessments of forest area change.

Land Journal Volume 9 Issue 11 cover image
Peer-reviewed publication
November 2020
Poland

This paper investigates the phenomenon of spatial chaos in Poland resulting from urban sprawl. The phenomenon is particularly visible in the case of suburban small cities which, in contrast to cities in the EU-15 countries with similar populations, are expanding excessively, causing a growth of urbanized areas exceeding several times the growth of their population.

Land Journal Volume 9 Issue 11 cover image
Peer-reviewed publication
November 2020
United States of America
China
Russia

Chinese metropolitan areas have been experiencing urbanization over the past decades, impacting biodiversity, carbon emissions, urban heat islands, and food security. Yet, systematic research on spatio-temporal urbanization patterns and drivers along the urban–rural gradient is rarely reported for northwest China.

Land Journal Volume 9 Issue 11 cover image
Peer-reviewed publication
November 2020
Sub-Saharan Africa

Urban parks provide various environmental, socio-cultural and economic benefits, also called ecosystem services, as well as challenges. Urban park planning and management needs to consider the perception and attitude of people towards the benefits, challenges and quality of the parks. However, such information is largely lacking for cities of Sub-Saharan Africa.

Land Journal Volume 9 Issue 11 cover image
Peer-reviewed publication
November 2020
United States of America

Identifying and quantifying conservation-practice adoption in U.S. cropland is key to accurately monitoring trends in soil health regionally and nationally and informing climate change mitigation efforts.

Land Journal Volume 9 Issue 11 cover image
Peer-reviewed publication
November 2020
Central African Republic
Guatemala
United States of America
Philippines
Eastern Europe
Poland
United Kingdom
Spain
Germany

Allotment gardens are quite common in many European countries. In particular, they are an important part of the urban space in Central and Eastern Europe. They served to improve the inhabitants’ physical and mental well-being during the communist period and relieved the family budget thanks to their own crops.

Land Journal Volume 9 Issue 11 cover image
Peer-reviewed publication
November 2020
United States of America
Europe
Spain

The functional diversification of coastal fishing communities has been a central objective of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) since the early stages of its implementation. A large part of the initiatives financed throughout Europe have been linked to the creation of synergies between the fishing sector and tourism.

Land Journal Volume 9 Issue 11 cover image
Peer-reviewed publication
November 2020
Venezuela
Canada
United States of America
Europe
Greece
Italy
Spain

The Huerta is recognised as one of the 13 specific agricultural landscapes in Europe, present in only three Mediterranean countries, namely Spain, Italy, and Greece. In the case of Spain, three areas fall within the established Huerta agricultural classification: the Huertas de Valencia, Murcia, and Vega Baja.

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