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Mapping the world's forests

20 September 2017

Using satellite radar data, scientists have created a global map that quantifies the amount of wood in our forests – a key to understanding Earth's carbon cycle and, ultimately, climate change.

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Mangareva, French Polynesia

The KazEOSat-1 satellite acquired this view of Mangareva in 2016. One of the Gambier Islands, Mangareva is the largest island in French Polynesia.

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