The Amazon rain forest is the largest tropical forest in the world. It stretches across South America from nearly ocean to ocean. No seasonal view of this territory existed until a NASA-university collaboration began mapping the Amazon - from space. Scientists listed worked as a team on Mosaicking Software and Mosaic Production.
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Scientific Visualization Studio. Data Processing was done by Alaska SAR Facility, Advanced Computing Technology Applications for SAR Interferometry and Imaging Science http://pat.jpl.nasa.gov/public/SAR/, Global Rainforest Mapping Project CD-ROM Requests http://www.eorc.nasda.go.jp/Sciences/Forest/order.html
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GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation:
Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 184.108.40.206.0