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Google's Earth Engine to help tropical countries monitor forests

Date : 16th December 2009, Source : Mongabay



A powerful forest monitoring application unveiled last week by Google will be made freely available to developing countries as a means to build the capacity to quality for compensation under REDD, a proposed climate change mitigation mechanism that would pay tropical countries for protecting forests, according to a senior Google engineer presenting at a side event at COP15 in Copenhagen.

http://news.mongabay.com/2009/1216-google_earth_engine.html





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