Forest Cover Dynamics at the End of the Twentieth and the Beginning of the Twenty-First Centuries

  • P. V. Potapov
  • S. A. Turubanova
  • A. Yu. Tyukavina
  • A. M. Krylov
Chapter
Part of the Plant and Vegetation book series (PAVE, volume 15)

Abstract

Time series of Landsat data were employed to map and quantify changes in forest cover within European Russia from 1985 to 2012. Results of this automated satellite image processing may serve as a baseline for further analyses of forest dynamics and its drivers.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. V. Potapov
    • 1
  • S. A. Turubanova
    • 1
  • A. Yu. Tyukavina
    • 1
  • A. M. Krylov
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Geographical ScienceUniversity of MarylandCollege ParkUSA

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