Mapping deforestation with Sentinel Hub

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Mapping deforestation with Sentinel Hub

Highlighted in red, the deforestation in Brazil between 2017 and 2018 (GitHub)

How does the script detect the forest cuts?

Avoiding clouds

The script uses the three months from the current scene and the same three months from the previous year to detect forest cuts.

Getting the needed data

How to avoid crops in the detection?

Detection of forest cut from 2017 to 2018.

Representing the cuts and its probability

Code to saturate in red the clear cut
Highlighted in red, the deforestation in Madagascar between 2017 and 2018 (GitHub)

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Nicolas Karasiak

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Phd in Remote Sensing, I study the potential of dense Satellite Image Time Series to map tree species. I write on www.karasiak.net :)

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