Role of Ethanol Plants in Dakotas’ Land Use Change: Analysis Using Remotely Sensed Data

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Arora, Gaurav; Wolter, Peter T.; Feng, Hongli; Hennessy, David A.;
(2015)
  • Subject: Natural Resource Economics, Research Methods/Econometrics, Land Economics/Use, Production Economics, Research Methods/ Statistical Methods, Resource /Energy Economics and Policy, | Natural Resource Economics Research Methods/Econometrics, Land Economics/Use, Research Methods/ Statistical Methods, Resource /Energy Economics and Policy,
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages

North and South Dakota have experienced rapid land-use changes in the past decade. Recent studies have shown that these land-use changes are mainly characterized by conversions of grasslands to crop production, especially corn and soybeans. Approximately 271,000 hectare... View more
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