Study of patterns of deforestation Amazon Rainforest, lowlands Bolivia<br />Paula Andrea Martinez<br />Statistical Image A...
Deforestation<br />Removal of a forest or trees in a non sustainable way. <br />Urban areas<br />Farms, fields<br />Agro i...
Amazon Forest <br />
Study Area<br />Latitude S: 16° 54' 34.861'', longitude W: 62° 40' 17.4316'‘<br />North east side of Río Grande, Santa Cru...
Analysis<br />INPE is an open Data Base for satellite imagery, especially for the Amazon forest. Brazil produced this onli...
Threshold analysis<br />
Threshold analysis - mask<br />
Area Analysis<br />
Expansion of fragments<br />2003<br />2007<br />2010<br />Steininger. Et all (2000). Clearance and Fragmentation of Tropic...
Annual rate of change<br />48%<br />~52%<br />
Classes<br />
How to control Deforestation<br />Reducing emissions (REDD)<br />Monitoring Deforestation<br />Forest management <br />Sus...
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  • Environmental problems1. Atmospheric2 Hydrological3 Soil4 EcologicalCauses: population growth, government laws, industries, large-scale cattle ranching, and extensive agriculture
  • Conversely, a newer analysis of satellite images reveals that deforestation of the Amazon rainforest is twice as fast as scientists previously estimated.
  • Conversely, a newer analysis of satellite images reveals that deforestation of the Amazon rainforest is twice as fast as scientists previously estimated.
  • Patterns of Deforestation

    1. 1. Study of patterns of deforestation Amazon Rainforest, lowlands Bolivia<br />Paula Andrea Martinez<br />Statistical Image Analysis<br />
    2. 2. Deforestation<br />Removal of a forest or trees in a non sustainable way. <br />Urban areas<br />Farms, fields<br />Agro industry<br />
    3. 3. Amazon Forest <br />
    4. 4. Study Area<br />Latitude S: 16° 54' 34.861'', longitude W: 62° 40' 17.4316'‘<br />North east side of Río Grande, Santa Cruz- Bolivia<br />INPE<br />1987 to 2010<br />19533 km2<br />
    5. 5. Analysis<br />INPE is an open Data Base for satellite imagery, especially for the Amazon forest. Brazil produced this online forest inventory.<br />
    6. 6. Threshold analysis<br />
    7. 7. Threshold analysis - mask<br />
    8. 8. Area Analysis<br />
    9. 9. Expansion of fragments<br />2003<br />2007<br />2010<br />Steininger. Et all (2000). Clearance and Fragmentation of Tropical Dry Forest in the TierrasBajas Region of Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Conservation Biology. Volume 14: 856-866<br />
    10. 10. Annual rate of change<br />48%<br />~52%<br />
    11. 11. Classes<br />
    12. 12. How to control Deforestation<br />Reducing emissions (REDD)<br />Monitoring Deforestation<br />Forest management <br />Sustainable practices<br />Conservation<br />Reforestation<br />Forest plantations<br />

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