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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

When Trees Fall, Landsat Maps Them

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Caption: Twelve years of global deforestation, wildfires, windstorms, insect infestations and more are captured in a new set of forest disturbance maps created from billions of pixels acquired by the Landsat 7 satellite.

Credit: Image Credit: NASA Goddard, based on data from Hansen et al., 2013.

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