Eyes in the sky aim to protect Earth's rainforests, resources

San Francisco (AFP) Sept 15, 2018 In the Brazilian state of Para, every week, authorities receive alerts showing them which parts of the Amazon forest have been chopped down, with photos to back it up. The pictures are taken every day at 10:30 in the morning by American satellites, offering a detailed view of every three to five meters on the ground. An algorithm helps reveal automatically where logging has taken place.

Eyes in the sky aim to protect Earth's rainforests, resources

In the Brazilian state of Para, every week, authorities receive alerts showing them which parts of the Amazon forest have been chopped down, with photos to back it up.

Sat 15 Sep 18 from Phys.org

Eyes in the sky aim to protect Earth's rainforests, resources, Sat 15 Sep 18 from SpaceDaily

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