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DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Amazon Mortality Map

Caption: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory scientist Jeffrey Chambers and colleagues have devised an analytical method that combines satellite images, simulation modeling and painstaking fieldwork that allows them to create a detailed mortality map for the forest, thus helping researchers detect mortality patterns and trends.

Credit: Jeffrey Chambers

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