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Google Earth to monitor deforestation

Date : 10th December 2009, Source : Mongabay



It what could be a critical development in helping tropical countries monitor deforestation, Google has unveiled a partnership with scientists using advanced remote sensing technology to rapidly analyze and map forest cover in extremely high resolution. The effort could help countries detect deforestation shortly after it occurs making it easier to prevent further forest clearing.

http://news.mongabay.com/2009/1210-google_earth_deforestation.html





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