deforestation

Change Detection for Land Cover Mapping

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Land cover changes can impact many areas of life. These changes can affect deforestation, ecological communities, wildfire extent, and urban growth. This advanced series focused on using satellite imagery to map changes in land cover.

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New monitoring system strengthens forest conservation in India

Image: Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon. NASA.

The National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), a programme under the auspices of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), has engineered a new monitoring system to observe forest cover change and combat deforestation.

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Thu, 24/05/2018 - 16:51

Satellite-based research shows greener Earth despite deforestation

Vegetation in savannas and shrublands helps to offset global deforestation (Image: CT Cooper)

A recent satellite-based study published in Nature Climate Change shows the world is becoming greener despite the high deforestation of some regions.

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Wed, 01/04/2015 - 13:40

Google Earth Engine (Google)

IGAC: First International Seminar on Remote Sensing

The Master's programme in Remote Sensing of the Catholic University of Manizales of Colombia and UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, IGAC, will organize their first international seminar on remote sensing from 8 to 10 May 2014 on the premises of the Catholic University of Manizales.

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Fri, 25/04/2014 - 11:28

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Peru: First National Forest Monitoring Maps released

Deforestation in Peru detected by Landsat 8 in August 2013.

Peru hosts about 75 percent of the western Amazon jungle. Deforestation is therefore a critical topic for the country. Now, a major milestone in conserving and managing the western Amazon has been reached by mapping more than 95 percent of Peruvian forests using archived satellite imagery.

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Wed, 05/03/2014 - 08:17

Satellite technology to help fight Deforestation

Satellite image of deforestation in Brazil

The World Resources Institute, with Google and 40 other global partners, launched a website last week that helps monitor forests, Global Forest Watch.

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Mon, 24/02/2014 - 12:42

Benefiting from Earth Observation - Bridging the Data Gap for Adaptation to Climate Change in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The international symposium on ‘Benefiting from Earth Observation: Bridging the Data Gap for Adaptation to Climate Change in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region’ will be held in Kathmandu, Nepal from 4-6 October 2010.

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04/10/2010 to 06/10/2010

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