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Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign Webinar

Updated on June 1, 2021 - 11:52 AM CDT
Posted on May 28, 2021 - 1:11 PM CDT

6/14/2021 (Mon) - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM CDT

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Event information

Monday, June 14, 2021 @ 1:00pm EDT (5:00pm UTC). The people behind the pixels: understanding rapid forest changes to the Andes-Amazon region. Join Dr. Paulo Murillo-Sandoval, a native of Colombia, to learn how he used the Landsat time-series satellite data with local knowledge to map, measure, and describe conversion of forest to agriculture land cover changes from 1988-2019 in an area of the Andes-Amazon region. In particular, he will describe how armed conflict influenced forest resources in this region. He will also introduce how he uses the publicly accessible Google Earth Engine to perform satellite image analysis and share results with others. To learn more about or view the results of his work here: Following the featured presentation, Dr. Murillo-Sandoval and Peder Nelson will showcase how people can examine the Landsat time-series for their area.

En español: Únase al Dr. Paulo Murillo-Sandoval, nativo de Colombia, para aprender cómo él utilizó los datos satelitales la serie temporal Landsat y el conocimiento local para mapear, medir y describir los cambios en la conversión de cobertura terrestre forestal a agrícola desde 1988 a 2019 en el área de la región andino-amazónica. En particular, describirá cómo el conflicto armado influyó en los recursos forestales de esta región. También presentará cómo utiliza Google Earth Engine de acceso público para realizar análisis de imágenes satelitales y compartir resultados con otros. Para obtener más información sobre o ver los resultados de su trabajo aquí:és de la presentación, el Dr. Murillo-Sandoval y Peder Nelson mostrarán cómo las personas pueden examinar la serie temporal Landsat para su área.