fd hansen globalforest changepx animatedWhile the analysis would have taken a single computer more than 15 years to perform. Mapping deforestation


Who then used Google Earth Engine technology to run these models on more than 650,000 Landsat images. While the analysis would have taken a single computer more than 15 years to perform. While the analysis would have taken a single computer more than 15 years to perform.

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And loss color-coded by year. Click to enlargewordpress.org was originally published on Earth Topo Maps and earthtopomaps.com


Who then used Google Earth Engine technology to run these models on more than 650,000 Landsat images. While the analysis would have taken a single computer more than 15 years to perform. Updated 3:30pm PDT: Corrected total sq km of net loss during 2000-2012.

Sumatra has lost over 50% of its natural forest within the past 30 years. Click to enlarge. Key to the study’s success was the collaboration between scientists at the University of Maryland, who developed the models to analyze Landsat satellite data. And computer scientists at Google



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And quantifying forest landscape changes such as fires, tornadoes, disease and logging.The most significant findings were that the overall rate of tropical deforestation is increasing, and global forests have experienced a net loss of 1.5M sq km during 2000-2012 due to both natural (disturbance) and human causes. Updated 3:30pm PDT: Corrected total sq km of net loss during 2000-2012.




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