Tracking Global Forest Loss

Elizabeth Goldman, Nancy Harris, World Resources Institute; Lauren Bennett, Esri; and Stephen Ansari, Christopher Gabris, and Michael Lippmann, Blue Raster

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Tropical forests have come under increasingly severe threat due to the global demands for timber, palm oil, and land for agriculture. But a team of researchers is using big data and advanced spatial statistics to understand and reduce deforestation, so that forests may be preserved for future generations.

Browse this gallery of StoryMaps, web mapping apps, Python notebooks, journal articles, or other digital resources supporting the science presented in this chapter of the Esri Press book GIS for Science: Applying Mapping and Spatial Analytics, Volume 2.