Monday, October 10, 2016

October 11th "Photo" of the day

This amazing map uses many of the techniques we recently learned to show areas of forest and deforestation (in red on this map).  I was tipped off to it through an article posted on Nature's website:

I searched out the person the article was about and found their website.  This guy, Matthew Hanson, takes imagery from the satellites and uses it to find and map out areas of deforestation around the globe.  Its FASCINATING.  I was thrilled to find it and really enjoyed seeing the work this guy has done:

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