03 Jun '11, 12pm

New technology enables scientists to map rainforest biodiversity by airplane

New technology enables scientists to map rainforest biodiversity by airplane

80% of rainforests could adversely impacted by logging, deforestation, climate change by 2100 (08/05/2010) The world's tropical forests may suffer large-scale degradation and deforestation by the end of the century if current logging and climate change trends persist, finds a new analysis published in Conservation Letters . Google Earth boosts deforestation monitoring capabilities (02/07/2010) Google has taken a step towards ramping up the deforestation monitoring capabilities the Google Earth Engine by contracting Massachusetts-based Clark Labs to develop an online version of its Land Change Modeler application. Selective logging occurs in 28 percent of world’s rainforests (01/13/2009) New satellite research presented for the first time at a symposium entitled “Will the rainforests survive?” showed that selective logging is impacting over a quarter of the world’s rainfore...

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