Linking spatial patterns of land-use to agents of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Borrego Lorena, Rodrigo;
(2008)
  • Subject: Remote sensing | Tropical deforestation | Brazilian Amazon | Land use land cover change | GIS | Linking people to pixel | Amazon deforestation

Changes in land use and land cover are associated with many environmental issues observed on the earth’s surface. In the last decades, these changes were unprece-dented, mainly in tropical forest areas. The Brazilian Amazon, the world’s largest tropical forest, lost aro... View more
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