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Local land use associated with socio-economic development in six arctic regions
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-09-04)
The socioeconomic causes of land use change are complex. They are highly context dependent, but most often studied through case studies. Here, we use a quasi-experimental paired block design to investigate whether better access to wage income leads to more visible land use around 28 settlements in six regions of the circumpolar Arctic. We mapped visible land use on high-resolution satellite images ...