Mapping Mangroves By Satellite

Nov. 30 – Mangroves are among the most biologically important ecosystems on the planet, and a common feature of tropical and sub-tropical coastlines. Now, scientists have used satellite images to compile the most comprehensive map of mangroves worldwide, which should help in future efforts in monitoring and conservation.
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=47427

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