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|Title:||Overview of the Existing Forest Area Changes Monitoring Systems|
|Authors:||ACHARD Frederic; DEFRIES Ruth; PANDEY Devendra; SOUZA Carlos|
|Publisher:||GOFC-GOLD Project Office, Natural Resources Canada|
|Type:||Articles in periodicals and books|
|Abstract:||This chapter presents an overview of the existing forest area changes monitoring systems at the national scale in tropical countries using remote sensing imagery. Section 3.2.2 describes national case studies: the Brazilian system which produces annual estimates of deforestation in the legal Amazon, the Indian National biannual forest cover assessment, an example of a sampling approach in the Congo basin and an example of wall-to-wall approach in Cameroon.|
|JRC Institute:||Institute for Environment and Sustainability|
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