Earth  ID: 2678

Iquitos, Peru Deforestation (Draft)

Urban growth in the region of Iquitos, Peru has caused deforestation in the surrounding area. Deforestation is depicted as light green in this animation. This animation is a draft version that was intended for an upcoming special called 'Journey to Planet Earth (Season 2)'. However, it was later cut from the show and only exists in this draft form.

Visualization Credits

Alex Kekesi (GST): Lead Animator
Darrel Williams (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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Data Used:
Landsat-5/TM/Band Combination 5, 4, 2
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This item is part of this series:
Journey to Planet Earth

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