No place to hide: Rare plant detection through remote sensing

  title={No place to hide: Rare plant detection through remote sensing},
  author={Carlos Cerrej{\'o}n and Osvaldo Valeria and Philippe Marchand and Richard T. Caners and Nicole J. Fenton},
  journal={Diversity and Distributions},
  pages={948 - 961}
Detection of rare species is limited by their intrinsic nature and by the constraints associated with traditional field surveys. Remote sensing (RS) provides a powerful alternative to traditional detection methods through the increasing availability of RS products. Here, we assess the capacity of RS at high and medium resolution to detect rare plants with direct and indirect approaches, and how the performance of RS can be influenced by the characteristics of species. 

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