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Global Forest Monitoring from Earth Observation Frederic Achard

Global Forest Monitoring from Earth Observation

Frederic Achard

Published November 19th 2012
ISBN : 9781466552012
Hardcover
354 pages
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Covering recent developments in satellite observation data undertaken for monitoring forest areas from global to national levels, this book highlights operational tools and systems for monitoring forest ecosystems. It provides dynamic information onMoreCovering recent developments in satellite observation data undertaken for monitoring forest areas from global to national levels, this book highlights operational tools and systems for monitoring forest ecosystems. It provides dynamic information on the location and evolution of forest resources necessary to properly define, implement, and evaluate strategies related to multilateral environmental agreements such as the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, and tackles the technical issues surrounding the ability to produce accurate and consistent estimates of greenhouse gas emissions and removals from forest area changes worldwide and at country level.