Mapping Alaska's Forests

  • Released Monday, September 8, 2014
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NASA and the U.S. Forest Service are surveying the forests of Interior Alaska. The airborne study using an advanced instrument will create a 3D map of the forest composition. This will enable scientists to see patterns of fire recovery and provide a benchmark for assessing future changes to the region.

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  • NASA has taken to the skies of Alaska (ID: 2014080)
    Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 4:00AM
    Produced by - Liam Krauss (Hughes STX)