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={Gregory P. Asner and David E. Knapp and Amanda Cooper and Mercedes M. C. Bustamante and Lydia P. Olander},
  journal={Earth Interactions},
The Brazilian Amazon forest and cerrado savanna encom- passes a region of enormous ecological, climatic, and land-use variation. Sat- ellite 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 developed… 
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