forest mapping

Maps showing age of forest stands (left) and estimate tree canopy heights (right).

Measuring Tree Height With a Two-Satellite Constellation

Caitlin Dempsey

Researchers are using synthetic aperture radar (SAR) data from colocated satellites to estimate tree canopy height.

A shaded relief map of the northern part of the United States and Canada showing areas in green that are boreal and hemiboreal forests.

Boreal Forests of North America are Shrinking

Katarina Samurović

Boreal forests in North America are defying predictions of northward expansion in response to climate change.

A gray shaded relief map of California showing in shades of green where climate mismatched forests are in the Sierra Nevada.

Zombie Forests in the Sierra Nevada

Katarina Samurović

Climate change is creating a vegetation climate mismatch in the conifer forests of California's Sierra Nevada.

Set of maps illustrating how researchers used deep learning to map trees in West Africa.

Mapping Trees in West Africa

Mark Altaweel

Researchers used high resolution satellite imagery and machine learning to map trees in West Africa.

Researchers have mapped out the ecological quality of tropical forests using satellite data.

Mapping Tropical Forest Quality from Satellite Data

Caitlin Dempsey

Researchers have created high resolution maps of tropical forest quality using remotely sensed data from NASA satellites.

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