Image of the Day: Eye in the Sky

Scientists use remote sensing data from satellites to map biodiversity in the Amazon and Peruvian Andes forests.

By | January 31, 2017

Colors indicate unique chemical properties of trees across one hectare of canopy foliageGREG ASNER, CARNEGIE INSTITUTION FOR SCIENCE

(See G.P. Asner et al., Airborne laser-guided imaging spectroscopy to map forest trait diversity and guide conservation Science doi:10.1126/science.aal5120, 2017)

 

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