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Bodart, C., Brink, A.B., Donnay, F., Lupi, A., Mayaux, P. and Achard, F. 2013. Continental estimates of forest cover and forest cover changes in the dry ecosystems of Africa between 1990 and 2000. Journal of Biogeography, 40(6): 1036–1047


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Continental estimates of forest cover and forest cover changes in the dry ecosystems of Africa between 1990 and 2000.

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This study provides regional estimates of forest cover in dry African ecoregions and the changes in forest cover that occurred there between 1990 and 2000, using a systematic sample of medium-resolution satellite imagery which was processed consistently across the continent. Keywords: Africa, continental-scale monitoring, deforestation, dry forests, land-cover change, Landsat, uncertainty, woodlands.

Year: 2013

Type: Journal Article

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