25 Jun '12, 6pm

A New Satellite Tool Tracks Deforestation

http://www.terra-i.org/Karolina Argote/Louis Reymondin The Terra-i satellite tool maps deforestation in nearly real time. An international team of researchers presented a new tool at the Rio+20 sustainability conference last week: the first satellite system for monitoring deforestation across Latin America in nearly real time. While such programs have existed in Brazil for several years, the program, called Terra-i , fills a much-needed gap for some smaller Latin countries that are losing forests at an equal or higher rate. “Everyone more or less understands maps,” said Mark Mulligan , a geographer at King’s College London and one of the project’s designers. “Having dynamic maps that show where forest loss is occurring is more effective than statistics you always hear about — ‘we’ve lost another patch of forest the size of Wales.’ ” Now, he said, people can visualize exact...

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