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New map reveals tropical forest carbon storage

New research from a NASA led team reveals the extent of carbon storage in the world’s tropical forest. Based on satellite and data gathered at ground level the map depicts the distribution of 247 billion tons of carbon across 75 … Continue reading

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New, detailed maps of US forests

Scientists from the Woods Hole Research Center (WHRC) have published the most detailed map ever of  forest cover across the conterminous States. The 30m resolution map shows woody biomass and carbon stock, compiled from various NASA satellite data-sets and ground … Continue reading

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