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Land Use and Climate Change Interactions in Central Vietnam : LUCCi

Land Use and Climate Change Interactions in Central Vietnam : LUCCi
Land Use and Climate Change Interactions in Central Vietnam
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  • Contents -- Editors and Contributors -- Abbreviations -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Summary LUCCi -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Biophysical and Socio-economic Features of the LUCCi-Project Region: The Vu Gia Thu Bon River Basin -- Introduction to the Study Region -- Biophysical Characteristics -- Climate -- Hydrology -- Socio-economical and Demographical Change -- Agricultural Sector -- Industrial and Construction Sector -- Service and Tourism Sector -- Typical Disasters in the Research Area -- References -- 3 Vu Gia Thu Bon River Basin Information System (VGTB RBIS)-Managing Data for Assessing Land Use and Climate Change Interactions in Central Vietnam -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Concepts, Architecture, and Features -- System Architecture and Common Features -- Modules and Features -- User and Permission Management -- Data Management, Structure, and Examples -- Responsible Person and Organizations -- Study Sites -- Soil Data -- Station and Time Series Data -- Geodata -- Documents -- Other Data -- Calendar -- Processing -- Provided Interfaces and Services -- Search and Filter Functions -- Time Series Data Import and Export -- Web Map Service (WMS) -- Catalog Web Service (CSW) -- User Acceptance, Visibility and Experiences -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 4 Forest Change and REDD+ Strategies -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Forests and Climate Change in Vietnam -- Historical Forest Change in Vietnam -- Forest and Climate Change Policies in Vietnam -- Drivers of Deforestation and Degradation -- Conversion of Forest to Agricultural Land -- Unsustainable Logging -- Infrastructure Development -- Forest Fires -- Opportunities for REDD+ in Vietnam -- The Role of Forests for Climate Change Mitigation -- Strategies for Local REDD+ Implementation -- The LUCCI Framework for REDD+ -- Land Change and Carbon Emissions in the VGTB
  • Land Cover in the Year 2010 -- Land Cover Change Between 2001 and 2010 -- Carbon Stocks in the Year 2010 -- Carbon Stocks in Biomass -- Carbon Stocks in Soils Under Forest Change -- Carbon Emissions Between 2001 and 2010 -- Land Cover Change Scenarios for 2020 -- Land Cover Change Modelling -- Deforestation Modelling -- Design of a Local REDD+ Implementation Strategy -- The Study Area -- Identification of Potential Areas for REDD+ Activities -- The Study Area: Tra Bui Commune -- Assessment of the Local REDD+ Context -- Local Drivers of Deforestation and Forest Degradation -- Assessing Safeguards for REDD+ -- Community Based Forest Monitoring -- Landscape Management Strategies -- Assessment of the Local Context -- Policy Scenarios -- Carbon Emission Scenarios -- Land Management Strategies -- References -- 5 Connectivity Conservation Management: A Biodiversity Corridor for Central Vietnam -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Field Campaigns -- Species Distribution Modelling -- Identification of the Priority Areas for Conservation and Design of a Biodiversity Corridor -- Results -- Discussion -- Recommendations for Conservation Activities in VGTB Watershed -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 6 Rice-Based Cropping Systems in the Delta of the Vu Gia Thu Bon River Basin in Central Vietnam -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Descriptive Analysis of Crop Production in the Delta of the VGTB River Basin -- Cropping Pattern in the VGTB Delta Region -- Production -- Inputs -- Profitability of Crop Production -- Technical Efficiency in Rice Production in the VGTB River Basin -- Stochastic Frontier and Inefficiency Model Estimates for Rice Production -- Discussion -- Conclusions -- References -- 7 Measuring GHG Emissions from Rice Production in Quang Nam Province (Central Vietnam): Emission Factors for Different Landscapes and Water Management Practices -- Abstract
  • Introduction -- Site and Experimental Description -- Greenhouse Gas Sampling and Analysis -- Methane Emissions Under Continuous Flooding (CF) and Alternate Wetting and Drying (AWD) in Delta Lowlands Results -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 8 Hydrological and Agricultural Impacts of Climate Change in the Vu Gia-Thu Bon River Basin in Central Vietnam -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Specific Objectives -- Methods and Data -- Process-Based Hydrological Modeling Using JAMS/J2000 -- Process-Based Hydrological Modeling and Extreme Value Theory to Derive Extreme Discharge Events -- Agro-Economic Model Based on GAMS (AGRO-ECO) -- The Regional Crop Model GLAM -- Results -- Impacts of Land Use and Climate Scenarios on the Hydrology -- Impacts of Climate Change on Extreme Flows: A Multi-model Assessment -- Optimized Management Strategies for Rice Cropping: A Case Study for the QueTrung Rice Growing Area (NongSon District) -- Impacts of Climate Change on Attainable Groundnut Yields Under Rainfed Conditions -- Summary and Conclusions for Local Stakeholders -- References -- 9 Impacts of Land-Use/Land-Cover Change and Climate Change on the Regional Climate in the Central Vietnam -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Specific Objectives -- Data and Methods -- Results -- Impacts of Improved and Updated Land Use Land Cover (Approach-01) -- Separating the Impacts of LULC and CC on Climate Variables (Approach-02) -- Potential Impacts of Urbanization and Deforestation on Regional Climate in Central Vietnam (Approach-03) -- Summary and Conclusions -- References -- 10 Integrated River Basin Management in the Vu Gia Thu Bon Basin -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Functions and Services the Vu Gia Thu Bon Basin Provides -- Food -- Energy -- Water -- Tourism -- Water Resources Development in VGTB -- Hydropower Development -- Domestic Water Supply
  • Drainage Infrastructure -- History of River Basin Management in Vietnam and Significance for the VGTB Basin -- Institutional Roles and Basin Governance -- Decision Making and Information Management Towards IWRM -- Conclusion and Outlook -- References -- 11 Land Use Adaption to Climate Change in the Vu Gia-Thu Bon Lowlands: Dry Season and Rainy Season -- Introduction -- Dry Season -- Dry Season Hydrological System -- Suface Water Model -- Salinity Risk Assessment -- Key Results -- Rainy Season -- Rainy Season Hydrological System -- Flood Model -- Land Use Based Flood Risk Evaluation -- House Based Risk Assessment -- Key Results -- Outlook -- Dry Season -- Rainy Season -- References -- 12 Distributed Assessment of Sediment Dynamics in Central Vietnam -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Sediment Generation Due to Sheet Erosion in VGTB -- Current Status -- Future Development -- Landslide Susceptibility -- References -- 13 Sand Dunes and Mangroves for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation in the Coastal Zone of Quang Nam Province, Vietnam -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Methods -- Results -- Distribution and Status of Coastal Dune and Mangrove Ecosystems -- Coastal Dune Systems (CDS) -- Mangrove Ecosystems -- Perception and Awareness of the Hazard Protection Function of Dune and Mangrove Ecosystems -- Coastal Dune Systems (CDS) -- Mangrove Ecosystems -- Discussion on the Potential for Conservation, Restoration, and Sustainable Use of Mangrove and Coastal Dune Ecosystems -- Coastal Dune Systems (CDS) -- Mangrove Ecosystems -- Conclusions and Recommendations -- References -- 14 Hydrological Drought Risk Assessment in an Anthropogenically Impacted Tropical Catchment, Central Vietnam -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Drought-Related Challenges in the Region -- Drought Assessment Concept -- Historical Drought Characterization
  • Sensitivity of Low Flows Against Land Use Changes and Other Catchment Characteristics -- Impact of Hydropower Development on Downstream Water Availability in the Vu Gia River -- Drought and Saltwater Intrusion Risk -- Conclusion -- References -- 15 Conclusion -- Transferring Project Results to Other Vietnamese Regions -- Index
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