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.

Jan 30, 2017
The Scientist Staff

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)