Natural Disturbances Forest Cover Change (image) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center 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. Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.