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  • 1. HACKING DEFORESTATION Near real-time tropical forest monitoring @robinkraftCenter for Global Development World Resources Institute
  • 2. Preview Visualizing monthly pan-tropicaldeforestation data
  • 3. Space, time & deforestationForest policy requires info on both BUT Focus is usually on spatial detail
  • 4. Sub-annual data is really useful Identify successful forest policies Correct failing policies Enforce forest regulations
  • 5. Sub-annual data is really useful Understand influence of exchange rates Measure effect of commodity price swings Identify risk of future clearing
  • 6. FORMA Forest Monitoring for Action where: 35+ countries* when: 2006-Aug. 2011 monthly resolution: 1km**work in progress: 70+ countries, 500m resolution, every 16 days* coverage is humid tropical forests ** uses MODIS satellite imagery
  • 7. Riau, IndonesiaLet’s have a look 300km Forest cover in 2000 Tree loss by 2005
  • 8. Tree loss as of August 2011 Strength of signal Moderate HighForest cover in 2000 Tree loss by 2005 Protected area
  • 9. NEAR REALTIME MEANS ... Protected area
  • 10. How’s it work?Come talk to me - only 2 minutes left! Satellite dataMachine learning + OSS & the cloud
  • 11. WHAT DO WE DO NOW? Make data interesting simple useful accessible
  • 12. That’s really hard! BUTOtherwise people won’t use it
  • 13. Seeing change over time is cool/horrifyingBut it’s the most effective visualization we’ve found
  • 14. #ECOHACKNYC CHALLENGERender tree loss over time ... with Javascript and HTML5 3 easy steps
  • 15. 1. Encode 75 dates in single image
  • 16. 2. Load into CartoDB(?)
  • 17. 3. Vizzuality’s VisualRasterHTML5 magic renders image Scrubbing through time redraws raster on the fly
  • 18. 4. Make it look nice, work well, etc.
  • 19. If we finish early: mashups! Deforestation in tiger habitats? Carbon stocks impact?Encroaching on protected areas?Did you bring data? Let’s talk.
  • 20. Forest Monitoring for Action Coming soon to a forest near youIt’s new data - help make it useful! @robinkraft

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