Track 1-2-1: Assessment, Monitoring and Sustainability Indicators of Grassland Health

The 23rd International Grassland Congress (Sustainable use of Grassland Resources for Forage Production, Biodiversity and Environmental Protection) took place in New Delhi, India from November 20 through November 24, 2015.
Proceedings Editors: M. M. Roy, D. R. Malaviya, V. K. Yadav, Tejveer Singh, R. P. Sah, D. Vijay, and A. Radhakrishna
Published by Range Management Society of India

23rd International Grassland Congress:
Assessment, Monitoring and Sustainability Indicators of Grassland Health

Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques for Forage Production Assessment and Management of Northern Chhattisgarh in India

Nur Salim Ekka, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
S. K. Gupta, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India

BFAST: A Replacement of Climate Indicators for Monitoring Time-Series Using MODIS

Naghmeh Gholami Baghi, Gorgan University, Iran
Jens Oldeland, Hamburg University, Germany

The Value of Modeling Botanical Composition Change in Grasslands

Karl Behrendt, Charles Sturt University, Australia

Modeling of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Derived Radioactive Cesium Dynamics in Grazing Grassland

Mikinori Tsuiki, Iwate University, Japan
Moe Yamashita, Iwate University, Japan
Yasuko Togamura, NARO, Japan
Fumiaki Akiyama, NARO, Japan
Kiyoshi Hirano, NARO, Japan
Daigo Yamada, NARO, Japan
Yasuyuki Ide, NARO, Japan
Takeshi Shibuya, NARO, Japan

Pastoral Land Use and Grazing Measurement through Remotely Sensed Data

Mahesh Kumar Gaur, Central Arid Zone Research Institute, India
Arun Kumar Misra, Central Arid Zone Research Institute, India
Khem Chand, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
Mounir Louhaichi, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas, Jordan
Douglous E. Johnson, University of Oregon
M. M. Roy, Indian Institution of Sugarcane Research, India
Ashutosh Sarker, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas, India

A Method for Assessing Multiples Ecosystem Services from Grasslands Based on Vegetation Characteristics. An Example from Norwegian Semi-Natural Grasslands

Taugourdeau Simon, CIRAD, France
Line Johansen, Bioforsk, Norway
Sølvi Wehn, Bioforsk, Norway

Soil Quality Parameters and Carbon Stock as Influenced by Fodder Grasses and Organic Amendments in an Alfisol of Northeastern India

Anup Das, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, India
G. Ramkrushna
Jayanta Layek, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, India
A. S. Panwar, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, India
S. V. Ngachan, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, India
D. P. Patel, National Institute of Abiotic Stress Management, India