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United States Geologic Survey

  • Forest Loss

    Results from time-series analysis of 654,178 Landsat 7 ETM+ images in characterizing global forest extent and change from 2000 through 2012. For additional information about these results, please see the associated journal article (Hansen et al., Science 2013). Forest loss during the period 2000–2012, defined as a stand-replacement disturbance, or a change from a forest […]

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  • Mangroves

    Compiled from LandSat imagery covering the period 1997-2000. Status and distributions of global mangroves have been mapped using recently available Global Land Survey (GLS) data and the Landsat archive. Approximately 1000 Landsat scenes were interpreted using hybrid supervised and unsupervised digital image classifcation techniques. Each image was normalized for variation in solar angle and earth-sun distance […]

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