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Tracking Forest Change in Canada

Researchers analyzed 25 years of Landsat data to establish where forests had burned or been cut.


NASA Earth Observatory maps by Jesse Allen, using Landsat-derived forest disturbance data courtesy of Joanne White (Natural Resources Canada). Story by Pola Lem.

Published June 28, 2017
Data acquired 1985 - 2010

Sources:
Landsat 4 > TM
Landsat 5 > TM
Landsat 7 > ETM+