The amazon is described as the lungs of our earth. Forest monitoring plays an essential role in checking its health. We developed a low-cost monitoring system for efficiently monitoring forest areas in Latin America, based on open source software and free data sources.
Capacity building within the use of satellite imagery for effective, systematic and routinely monitoring of deforestation within indigenous’ territories in Latin America
Providing a low cost monitoring system based on open source GIS software and freely available optical and radar satellite images
Provision of on-site tailormade technical workshops focusing on effective coupling local field surveys with satellite remote sensing