Monitoring activities of deforestation and forest degradation in REDD+ project sites: Recommendations for the use of remote sensing on measurement of forest cover change

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The international community recognizes reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) and increasing forest carbon stocks as a critical component of national and international strategies for mitigating climate change. To support the endeavour of producing a post-2012 climate agreement, CIFOR is conducting a four-year global comparative research project on first-generation REDD project sites and national REDD initiatives in selected countries across Latin America, Africa, and Asia.
Authors: Herold, M.; Romijn, E.
Subjects: climate change, monitoring, deforestation
Publication type: Paper-UR, Publication
Year: 2010

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