Classifying drivers of global forest loss

Science56.90
Volume: 361, Issue: 6407, Pages: 1108 - 1111
Published: Sep 14, 2018
Abstract
Global maps of forest loss depict the scale and magnitude of forest disturbance, yet companies, governments, and nongovernmental organizations need to distinguish permanent conversion (i.e., deforestation) from temporary loss from forestry or wildfire. Using satellite imagery, we developed a forest loss classification model to determine a spatial attribution of forest disturbance to the dominant drivers of land cover and land use change over the...
Paper Details
Title
Classifying drivers of global forest loss
DOI
Published Date
Sep 14, 2018
Journal
Volume
361
Issue
6407
Pages
1108 - 1111
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