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High-Resolution Global Maps of 21st-Century Forest Cover Change
Forests in Flux Forests worldwide are in a state of flux, with accelerating losses in some regions and gains in others. Hansen et al. (p. 850) examined global Landsat data at a 30-meter spatialExpand
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Global land cover classification at 1 km spatial resolution using a classification tree approach
This paper on reports the production of a 1 km spatial resolution land cover classification using data for 1992-1993 from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR). This map will beExpand
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Global Percent Tree Cover at a Spatial Resolution of 500 Meters: First Results of the MODIS Vegetation Continuous Fields Algorithm
Abstract The first results of the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) vegetation continuous field algorithm's global percent tree cover are presented. Percent tree cover per 500-mExpand
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Carbon emissions from tropical deforestation and regrowth based on satellite observations for the 1980s and 1990s
Carbon fluxes from tropical deforestation and regrowth are highly uncertain components of the contemporary carbon budget, due in part to the lack of spatially explicit and consistent information onExpand
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Quantification of global gross forest cover loss
A globally consistent methodology using satellite imagery was implemented to quantify gross forest cover loss (GFCL) from 2000 to 2005 and to compare GFCL among biomes, continents, and countries.Expand
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Humid tropical forest clearing from 2000 to 2005 quantified by using multitemporal and multiresolution remotely sensed data
Forest cover is an important input variable for assessing changes to carbon stocks, climate and hydrological systems, biodiversity richness, and other sustainability science disciplines. DespiteExpand
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The Political Economy of Deforestation in the Tropics
Tropical deforestation accounts for almost one-fifth of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide and threatens the world's most diverse ecosystems. The prevalence of illegal forest extraction in theExpand
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Carbon emissions from land use and land-cover change
Abstract. The net flux of carbon from land use and land-cover change (LULCC) accounted for 12.5% of anthropogenic carbon emissions from 1990 to 2010. This net flux is the most uncertain term in theExpand
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4 UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre, Cambridge, UK Abstract. Protected areas are one of the cornerstones for conserving the world's re- maining biodiversity, most of which occurs in tropicalExpand
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Towards an operational MODIS continuous field of percent tree cover algorithm: examples using AVHRR and MODIS data
The continuous fields Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) land cover products are 500-m sub-pixel representations of basic vegetation characteristics including tree, herbaceous andExpand
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