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Use Hansen high-res forest cover maps wisely, experts say

At a glance:

New paper by Hansen et al., can visualize changes in forest cover at 30m resolution

Can help country experts or researchers to better assess forest cover and annual forest cover changes

Could potentially be useful for REDD+, but needs careful analysis to ensure human-induced forest change is accurately attributed

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Field Value
Document type Advocacy and promotional materials
Language of document
  • English
  • Deforestation drivers
  • Forest classifications
  • Forest cover
  • Forest cover reporting
  • Terms and definitions
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • Christmas Island
  • Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Timor-Leste
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Malaysia
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Sri Lanka
  • Thailand
  • Viet Nam
Copyright Yes
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Version / Edition 2013
License CC-BY-SA-4.0

Author (corporate) Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
Publication date 2013
Pagination 1
Keywords high-res,high-res maps,forest visualisations,REDD+,satellite data
Date uploaded June 28, 2018, 19:06 (UTC)
Date modified July 2, 2018, 03:40 (UTC)