Monday, March 17, 2008

Earth Observation - Forestry

Keeping a sharper eye on Earth

ESA in partnership with the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, presented the preliminary version of the map to scientists last week. This new earth observation service will be launched this summer. Check out the sharpness you can expect here.(click on the map repeatedly to focus). It is particularly interesting to monitor the development of land cover. Be it urbanization or reduction of rain forest....

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