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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Natural Disturbances Forest Cover Change

Caption: The forest cover maps also capture natural disturbances such as this 2011 tornado path in Alabama. In this map, the colors represent forest loss by year, with yellows representing loss closer to 2000 and reds representing later forest loss, up to 2012.

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

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