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Space-age mapping of the world's forests

Date : 20th September 2010, Source : BBC Link to News Story



Using satellites and lasers, scientists have produced a unique map that details the heights of the world's forests. For the first time, using a uniform method, the map spans the entire globe. Scientists from Colorado State University and Nasa say it will help them build an inventory of how much carbon the world's forests store and how much is recycled back into the atmosphere.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-11349665





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