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The Spread of Mangroves in Senegal

After decades of decline, satellites show mangrove forests are covering more area and growing more densely in this West African country.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using data courtesy of David Lagomasino/NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, and Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Story by Adam Voiland.

Published March 20, 2018
Data acquired 2000 - 2016

Sources:
Landsat 7 > ETM+
Landsat 8 > OLI