A forest biomass map for French Guiana obtained using the data fusion of LiDAR, radar, optical and other environmental datasets.
Cumulative impact of reservoirs on the aquatic environment. Joint scientific appraisal. Summary reportN. CARLUER, M. BABUT, J. BELLIARD, I. BERNEZ, D. BURGER LEENHARDT, J.-M. DORIOZ, O. DOUEZ, S. DUFOUR, C. GRIMALDI, F. HABETS, Y. LE BISSONNAIS, J. MOLENAT, A.-J. ROLLET, V. ROSSET, S. SAUVAGE, P. USSEGLIO POLATERA & B. LEBLANC
Water storage has increased considerably worldwide since the 1950s. Water is collected and stored in reservoirs to supply towns and cities with drinking water, and for agricultural and industrial purposes, fish farming, leisure activities and low-flow period support. In the late 20th Century, there was a considerable increase in small reservoirs in France, reaching a total of 125,000 by the early 2000s. The creation of new water storage structures continues in parallel with the exploration...