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Title: Assessing change in large-scale forest area by visually interpreting Landsat images

Author: Greer, Jerry D.; Weber, Frederick P.; Czaplewski, Raymond L. Ph.D.;

Date: 2000

Source: In: Hansen, Mark; Burk, Tom, eds. Integrated tools for natural resources inventories in the 21st century. Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-212. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 614-622.

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

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Description: As part of the Forest Resources Assessment 1990, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations visually interpreted a stratified random sample of 117 Landsat scenes to estimate global status and change in tropical forest area. Images from 1980 and 1990 were interpreted by a group of widely experienced technical people in many different tropical countries.

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Greer, Jerry D.; Weber, Frederick P.; Czaplewski, Raymond L. 2000. Assessing change in large-scale forest area by visually interpreting Landsat images. In: Hansen, Mark; Burk, Tom, eds. Integrated tools for natural resources inventories in the 21st century. Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-212. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 614-622.

 


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