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Satellite monitoring of land, forests and agriculture

Satellite imagery helps assess and monitor the state  of global land use over time. By comparing past and present images, we can get an overview of the evolution of land pressures.   

Satellite monitoring of land, forests and agriculture
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This information can help decision makers target effective interventions and policies to ensure the sustainable management of land resources, which is becoming more and more urgent given the growing world population and the increased pressure on land to provide food, fuel and biodiversity habitat and the need to regulate climate.

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