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Satellites Find Greener Pastures

Brazilian researchers are using satellites to calculate how many cattle can be supported by the country's pasturelands.


NASA Earth Observatory image and video by Joshua Stevens, using data courtesy of Arantes, A. E., et al. (2018). Story by Kasha Patel.

Published March 11, 2019
Data acquired 1985 - 2017

Sources:
Aqua > MODIS
Terra > MODIS
Collection:
Applied Sciences