Deforestation Monitoring in Burazil
There is a tropical rain forest, which is considered to be the largest in the world, in Amazon basin.
However, this tropical rain forest is lost rapidly now.
This is a result comparing satellite images of Brazilian Rondonia district. From these images, we can clealy see that the forest has been lost in an extremely very large area.
Comparison of NOAA/AVHRR iamges of Brazilian Rondonia district 1989,1995,2001,2012,2015（animation)
Satellite data：NOAA SAANASA Goddard Space Flight Center,GDAAC MODIS Data Support Team
Image processing：Tokai University Research & Image Center