First Map of Global Forest Heights Created From NASA Data

July 20 – Scientists have produced a first-of-its-kind map of the height of the world’s forests by combining data from three NASA satellites. The map will help scientists build an inventory of how much carbon the world’s forests store and how fast that carbon cycles through ecosystems and back into the atmosphere.
http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2010/jul/HQ_10-173_Global_Forest_Height.html

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