GAEZ+_2015 Monthly Cropland Data: Global gridded monthly crop physical area for 26 irrigated and rainfed crops
03 Feb 2021 | Datasets | Contributor(s):
By Danielle Grogan1, Alexander Prusevich1, Steve Frolking1, Dominik Wisser2, Stanley Glidden1
1. Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space; University of New Hampshire 2. Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations
GAEZ+_2015 Monthly Cropland Data provides crop physical area by month on a global 5-minute grid for 26 crop categories by production system (irrigated and rainfed). Each crop can have up to 5...
Market-mediated environmental impacts of biofuels
31 Jul 2014 | Contributor(s):: Tom Hertel, Wallace E. Tyner
This paper surveys the evidence on market-mediated environmental impacts of biofuels, with special attention to the indirect greenhouse gas emissions stemming from land cover change in the wake of increased demand for biofuel feedstocks. We find clear evidence that market mediated land use...
Land, Environment and Climate: Contributing to the Global Public Good
31 Jul 2014 | Contributor(s):: Tom Hertel
This paper discusses global public goods related to the world's land resources, their current provision and likely future provision, their potential impacts on the world's poorest households, as well as prospects for using foreign assistance to enhance these outcomes. Specifically, the...