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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