Ecosystem Structure throughout the Brazilian Amazon from Landsat Observations and Automated Spectral Unmixing

  title={Ecosystem Structure throughout the Brazilian Amazon from Landsat Observations and Automated Spectral Unmixing},
  author={G. Asner and D. Knapp and Amanda Cooper and Mercedes M. C. Bustamante and L. Olander},
  journal={Earth Interactions},
  • G. Asner, D. Knapp, +2 authors L. Olander
  • Published 2005
  • Environmental Science
  • Earth Interactions
  • Abstract The Brazilian Amazon forest and cerrado savanna encompasses a region of enormous ecological, climatic, and land-use variation. Satellite remote sensing is the only tractable means to measure the biophysical attributes of vegetation throughout this region, but coarse-resolution sensors cannot resolve the details of forest structure and land-cover change deemed critical to many land-use, ecological, and conservation-oriented studies. The Carnegie Landsat Analysis System (CLAS) was… CONTINUE READING
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