Articles | Volume 15, issue 5
Research article
14 Mar 2018
Research article |  | 14 Mar 2018

Estimation of gross land-use change and its uncertainty using a Bayesian data assimilation approach

Peter Levy, Marcel van Oijen, Gwen Buys, and Sam Tomlinson

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We present a new method for estimating land-use change using a Bayesian data assimilation approach. This allows us to constrain estimates of gross land-use change with reliable national-scale census data whilst retaining the information available from several other sources. This includes detailed spatial data; further data sources, such as new satellites, could easily be added in future. Uncertainty is propagated appropriately into the output.
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