Ten-Year Landsat Classification of Deforestation and Forest Degradation in the Brazilian Amazon

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Jr, Carlos Souza,; Siqueira, João; Sales, Marcio; Fonseca, Antônio; Ribeiro, Júlia; Numata, Izaya; Cochrane, Mark; Barber, Christopher; Roberts, Dar; Barlow, Jos;
  • Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
  • Journal: Remote Sensing (issn: 2072-4292)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/rs5115493
  • Subject: Amazon | decision tree | forest degradation | deforestation

Forest degradation in the Brazilian Amazon due to selective logging and forest fires may greatly increase the human footprint beyond outright deforestation. We demonstrate a method to quantify annual deforestation and degradation simultaneously across the entire region ... View more
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