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Record number 392234
Title General surveillance of genetically modified crops : possibilities of GIS and remote sensing
Author(s) Roerink, G.J.; Danes, M.H.G.I.
Source Wageningen : Alterra (Alterra-report 2023) - 56
Department(s) Centre Geo-information
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2010
Keyword(s) gewassen - transgene planten - genetische modificatie - remote sensing - nadelige gevolgen - monitoring - nederland - crops - transgenic plants - genetic engineering - adverse effects - netherlands
Categories Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems (General) / Genetic Engineering
Abstract According EU legislation a General Surveillance is necessary to monitor for unanticipated adverse effects of genetically modified organisms on the environment. In this report a prototype of a monitoring system for such a Surveillance is introduced on the basis of time series analysis of satellite images. The plant phenology is described in a quantitative way and different years are analysed and compared. Weather conditions and human behaviour are distinguished to be the main driving forces for the detected anomalies. So far, this method is only suitable for the detection of unexpected effects on the vegetation in natural grasslands. For real aplpication for GS purposes, it may be possible to further develop and enhance the proposed prototype method.
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