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Bolivian Deforestation from 1984 to 2000

The Landsat Project was started to study the land and land processes. The program is now working on Landsat 7.

We are able to compare older data sets to newer ones. Using a Landsat images of Bolivia taken in 1984 and 2000, we can see the dramatic deforestation of the Bolivian rainforest.

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Using a Landsat images of Bolivia taken in 1984 and 2000, we can see the dramatic
deforestation of the Bolivian rainforest.    Using a Landsat images of Bolivia taken in 1984 and 2000, we can see the dramatic deforestation of the Bolivian rainforest.
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This still image shows that in 1984 the rainforest had begun to thin out.    This still image shows that in 1984 the rainforest had begun to thin out.

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This still image shows that even with the understanding the rain forests role in
ecology of the earth, even in the year 2000, the rain forest is still receding.    This still image shows that even with the understanding the rain forests role in ecology of the earth, even in the year 2000, the rain forest is still receding.

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Video slate image reads    Video slate image reads "Watching the bean industries grown in Bolivia, at the same time as the forest shrinks!"

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Short URL to This Page:http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/goto?2096
Animation Number:2096
Completed:2001-04-09
Animator:Stuart A. Snodgrass (GST) (Lead)
Scientist:Darrel Williams (NASA/GSFC)
Platforms/Sensors/Data Sets:Landsat-7/ETM+ (2000)
 Landsat-5/TM (1984)
Series:Bolivian Deforestation
Video:SVS2001-0013 *
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Keywords:
DLESE >> Forestry
DLESE >> Human geography
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Human Dimensions >> Habitat Conversion/Fragmentation >> Deforestation
GCMD >> Location >> Bolivia
Science paper:Darrel Williams (NASA/GSFC)
 
 


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